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Jimmy Olsen (Character)
from Superman (1978)

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

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  1. Superman vs Doomsday (2017) Played by Bryan McClure (as Jimmy Olson)
  2. "Girl Unburdened"
        - Prologue: Girl Unburdened (2016) TV episode, Played by Matthew Weatherson

  3. "Robot Chicken"
        - The Angelic Sounds of Mike Giggling (2016) TV episode, Played by Seth Green
        - Unionizing Our Labor (2009) TV episode, Played by Dan Milano
  4. Dark Superman (2016) Played by Jimmy Doherty
  5. "Supergirl"
        - Better Angels (2016) TV episode, Played by Mehcad Brooks (as James Olsen)
        - Myriad (2016) TV episode, Played by Mehcad Brooks (as James Olsen)
        - Worlds Finest (2016) TV episode, Played by Mehcad Brooks (as James Olsen)
        - Manhunter (2016) TV episode, Played by Mehcad Brooks (as James Olsen)
        - Falling (2016) TV episode, Played by Mehcad Brooks (as James Olsen)
          (16 more)
  6. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Played by Michael Cassidy
    ... aka "Batman Versus Superman: Dawn of Justice" - Canada (English title) (alternative title)
    ... aka "Batman versus Superman: Dawn of Justice" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Dawn of Justice" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Man of Steel 2" - USA (informal title)
  7. Man of Tomorrow (2016/II) Played by Julien Rico
  8. Justice League: Gods and Monsters (2015) (V) Played by Yuri Lowenthal
  9. Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015) (V) Played by Patrick Cavanaugh
    ... aka "DCU: Justice League - Throne of Atlantis" - USA (long title)
  10. "Epic Rap Battles of History"
        - Goku vs. Superman (2014) TV episode, Played by Nice Peter
  11. Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise (2014) (TV) Played by Seth Green
  12. "Saturday Morning Movies"
        - Man of Steel (2013) TV episode, Played by Piotr Michael
  13. "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
  14. Last Son (2013) Played by Bryan Murray
  15. The Real Adventures of Superman (2013) Played by Casey Donahue
  16. "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
  17. Superman: Unbound (2013) (V) Played by Alexander Gould
  18. Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special (2012) (TV) Played by Seth Green
  19. Superman vs. The Elite (2012) (V) Played by David Kaufman
  20. Justice League: Doom (2012) (V) Played by David Kaufman
  21. The Death and Return of Superman (2011) Played by Troy Starr
  22. "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
  23. Bats in the Clocktower (2011) Played by Brian Combs (as Jimmie Olsen)
  24. A Day in the Life (2011/III) Played by Edward Chin-Lyn
  25. "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)
  26. All-Star Superman (2011) (V) Played by Matthew Gray Gubler
  27. Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010) (V) Played by Richard Green

  28. "Superman: Red Son" (2009) TV series Played by Kirk Thornton
  29. "The Batman"
        - The Batman/Superman Story: Part I (2007) TV episode, Played by Jack De Sena
  30. Superman/Doomsday (2007) (V) Played by Adam Wylie
  31. Hollywoodland (2006) Played by Joseph Adam
  32. Superman Returns (2006) Played by Sam Huntington
    ... aka "Superman Returns: An IMAX 3D Experience" - USA (IMAX version)
  33. Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006) (V) Played by David Kaufman
  34. Losing Lois Lane (2004) Played by Brandon Barrera
  35. World's Finest (2004) Played by Andrew Decker
  36. "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
  37. "Superman"
    ... aka "Superman: The Animated Series" - USA (informal alternative title)
        - Legacy: Part II (2000) TV episode, Played by David Kaufman
        - Legacy (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)

  38. "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)
  39. Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (1996) (TV) Played by David Kaufman
  40. "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

  41. "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)
  42. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) Played by Marc McClure
    ... aka "Superman IV: The Strongest Enemy" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
  43. The Making of 'Superman III' (1985) (TV) Played by Marc McClure
  44. Supergirl (1984) Played by Marc McClure
  45. Superman III (1983) Played by Marc McClure
  46. Superman II (1980) Played by Marc McClure

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

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

  51. "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)
  52. Stamp Day for Superman (1954) Played by Jack Larson
  53. Atom Man vs. Superman (1950) Played by Tommy Bond

  54. 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 (1999) (VG) Played by David Kaufman
    ... aka "Superman 64" - USA (alternative title)
Archive Footage:
  1. Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics (2010) (V) Played by Sam Huntington
  2. Heroic Ambition (2010) Played by Jack Larson (as Jimmy Olson)
  3. "Smallville"
    ... aka "Smallville Beginnings" - USA (rerun title)
        - Turbulence (2009) TV episode, Played by Aaron Ashmore
  4. "The Naked Archaeologist"
        - Coat of Many Colors (2008) TV episode, Played by Jack Larson (as Jimmy Olson)
  5. Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (2006) (V) Played by Marc McClure
    ... aka "Superman II" - UK (original title)
  6. From Rivals to Romance: The Making of Lois and Clark (2005) (V) Played by Michael Landes
  7. Making 'Superman': Filming the Legend (2001) (V) Played by Marc McClure
  8. "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"
        - Dead Lois Walking (1996) TV episode, Played by Justin Whalin
  9. The Our Gang Story (1994) (V) Played by Tommy Bond
  10. Superman (1973) Played by Jack Larson
  11. Superman's Peril (1954) Played by Jack Larson
  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
  15. Superman in Scotland Yard (1954) Played by Jack Larson
    ... aka "Superman and Scotland Yard" - Jamaica (English title)

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Quotes:
From "Smallville: Finale (#10.21)" (2011)
Lois Lane: How many "Great Ceaser's ghosts"?
James Bartholomew Olsen: Four, *before* his coffee. But... did you get my shots?
Lois Lane: Love the framing, love the colors. Where's the drama?
James Bartholomew Olsen: Um... Um, did you see the one with the elephant?
Lois Lane: The Man of Steel deserves something better than a circus incident and a fender-bender. I want pecs, I want cape, I want pearly whites.
James Bartholomew Olsen: Yes, Miss Lane.
Lois Lane: Great. Your brother left big shoes for you to fill, Olsen. I know you're up to the task.
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