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Jimmy Olsen (Character)
from Superman (1978)

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Overview

Biography:
James "Jimmy" Bartholomew Olsen is a fictional character... See more »
Alternate Names:
James 'Jimmy' Olsen / James Bartholomew Olsen / James Olsen / Jimmie Olsen / Old Jimmy Olsen

Filmography

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  1. Supergirl (2015) (TV) Played by Mehcad Brooks (as James Olsen)

  2. Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015) (V) Played by Patrick Cavanaugh
    ... aka "DCU: Justice League - Throne of Atlantis" - USA (long title)
  3. Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise (2014) (TV) Played by Seth Green
  4. "Saturday Morning Movies"
        - Man of Steel (2013) TV episode, Played by Piotr Michael
  5. "Tales of Metropolis"
        - Jimmy (2013) TV episode, Played by Elisha Yaffe
        - Lois (2013) TV episode, Played by Elisha Yaffe
        - Bizarro (2013) TV episode, Played by Elisha Yaffe
  6. Last Son of Krypton (2013) Played by Bryan Murray
  7. "Mad"
        - S Cape from Planet Earth/The X-Mentalist (2013) TV episode, Played by Eric Artell
        - Real Veal/Celebrity Wife Swamp (2012) TV episode, Played by Mikey Day
  8. Superman: Unbound (2013) (V) Played by Alexander Gould
  9. Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special (2012) (TV) Played by Seth Green
  10. Superman vs. The Elite (2012) (V) Played by David Kaufman
  11. Justice League: Doom (2012) (V) Played by David Kaufman
  12. The Death and Return of Superman (2011) Played by Troy Starr
  13. "Batman: The Brave and the Bold"
        - Triumvirate of Terror! (2011) TV episode, Played by Alexander Polinsky
        - Battle of the Superheroes! (2011) TV episode, Played by Alexander Polinsky
  14. Bats in the Clocktower (2011) Played by Brian Combs (as Jimmie Olsen)
  15. A Day in the Life (2011/III) Played by Edward Chin-Lyn
  16. "Smallville"
    ... aka "Smallville Beginnings" - USA (rerun title)
        - Finale (2011) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore
        - Doomsday (2009) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore / Ryan Harder (as James Bartholomew Olsen)
        - Injustice (2009) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore
        - Beast (2009) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore
        - Stiletto (2009) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore
          (47 more)
  17. All-Star Superman (2011) (V) Played by Matthew Gray Gubler
  18. Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010) (V) Played by Richard Green

  19. "Robot Chicken"
        - Unionizing Our Labor (2009) TV episode, Played by Dan Milano
  20. "Superman: Red Son" (2009) TV series Played by Kirk Thornton
  21. "The Batman"
        - The Batman/Superman Story (2007) TV episode, Played by Jack De Sena
  22. Superman/Doomsday (2007) (V) Played by Adam Wylie
  23. Hollywoodland (2006) Played by Joseph Adam
  24. Superman Returns (2006) Played by Sam Huntington
    ... aka "Superman Returns: An IMAX 3D Experience" - USA (IMAX version)
  25. Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006) (V) Played by David Kaufman
  26. Losing Lois Lane (2004) Played by Brandon Barrera
  27. World's Finest (2004) Played by Andrew Decker
  28. "Justice League"
    ... aka "JL" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "Justice League Unlimited" - USA (third season title)
        - Only a Dream: Part II (2003) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
  29. "Superman"
    ... aka "Superman: The Animated Series" - USA (informal alternative title)
        - Legacy: Part II (2000) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
        - Legacy: Part I (2000) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
        - A Fish Story (1999) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
        - Superman's Pal (1999) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
        - In Brightest Day... (1999) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
          (21 more)

  30. "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"
        - The Family Hour (1997) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
        - Toy Story (1997) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
        - I've Got You Under My Skin (1997) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
        - Voice from the Past (1997) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
        - Shadow of a Doubt (1997) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
          (81 more)
  31. Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (1996) (TV) Played by David Kaufman
  32. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Sinbad/Sade (1992) TV episode, Played by Rob Schneider

  33. "Superman"
    ... aka "Ruby-Spears Superman" - USA (DVD title)
        - Bonechill/The Driver's License (1988) TV episode, Played by Mark L. Taylor
        - Superman and Wonder Woman vs. the Sorceress of Time/The Birthday Party (1988) TV episode, Played by Mark L. Taylor
        - The Hunter/Little Runaway (1988) TV episode, Played by Mark L. Taylor (as James 'Jimmy' Olsen)
        - Triple-Play/The Circus (1988) TV episode, Played by Mark L. Taylor
        - The Big Scoop/Overnight with the Scouts (1988) TV episode, Played by Mark L. Taylor
          (8 more)
  34. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) Played by Marc McClure
    ... aka "Superman IV: The Strongest Enemy" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
  35. Supergirl (1984) Played by Marc McClure
  36. Superman III (1983) Played by Marc McClure
  37. The Making of 'Superman III' (1983) (TV) Played by Marc McClure
  38. Superman II (1980) Played by Marc McClure

  39. Superman (1978) Played by Marc McClure
    ... aka "Superman: The Movie" - International (English title) (promotional title), USA (promotional title)

  40. "The Batman/Superman Hour" (1968) TV series Played by Jack Grimes
    ... aka "The Adventures of Batman" - USA (rerun title)
  41. "The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure" (1967) TV series Played by Jack Grimes
  42. "The New Adventures of Superman" (1966) TV series Played by Jack Grimes

  43. "Adventures of Superman"
        - All That Glitters (1958) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson
        - The Perils of Superman (1958) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson
        - The Brainy Burro (1958) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson
        - Three in One (1958) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson
        - Superman's Wife (1958) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson
          (96 more)
  44. Stamp Day for Superman (1954) Played by Jack Larson
  45. Atom Man vs. Superman (1950) Played by Tommy Bond

  46. Superman (1948) Played by Tommy Bond
Video-game:
  1. DC Universe Online (2011) (VG) Played by Brandon Young

  2. Superman Returns (2006) (VG) Played by Sam Huntington
  3. Superman: The Man of Steel (2002) (VG) Played by Dave Gochman
  4. Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (2002) (VG) Played by David Kaufman

  5. Superman (1998) (VG) Played by David Kaufman
    ... aka "Superman 64" - USA (alternative title)
Archive Footage:
  1. "Pioneers of Television"
        - Superheroes (2013) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson
  2. Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (2010) (V) Played by Sam Huntington
  3. "Smallville"
    ... aka "Smallville Beginnings" - USA (rerun title)
        - Turbulence (2009) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore
  4. Superman II (2006) (V) Played by Marc McClure
    ... aka "Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut" - USA (promotional title)
  5. From Rivals to Romance: The Making of Lois and Clark (2005) (V) Played by Michael Landes
  6. Making 'Superman': Filming the Legend (2001) (V) Played by Marc McClure
  7. "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"
        - Dead Lois Walking (1996) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
  8. The Our Gang Story (1994) (V) Played by Tommy Bond
  9. Superman (1973) Played by Jack Larson
  10. Superman's Peril (1954) Played by Jack Larson
  11. Superman in Scotland Yard (1954) Played by Jack Larson
    ... aka "Superman and Scotland Yard" - Jamaica (English title)
  12. Superman in Exile (1954) Played by Jack Larson
  13. Superman and the Jungle Devil (1954) Played by Jack Larson
  14. Superman Flies Again (1954) Played by Jack Larson

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Quotes:
From "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Operation Blackout (#2.6)" (1994)
Perry White: Jimmy, why are you standing here watching pictures when you could be taking them?
Jimmy Olsen: I'll go get my camera.
Perry White: That would help.
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