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Brandon James Routh (pronounced like "south") was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and grew up in nearby Norwalk. He is the son of Catherine LaVonne (Lear), a teacher, and Ronald Wayne Routh, a carpenter. Routh has English, Scottish, and German ancestry. He attended the University of Iowa and starred in many productions at the Norwalk Theater of ... See full bio »

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Known For

Superman Returns
Superman Returns Clark Kent / Superman
(2006)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
(2010)
Chuck
Chuck Daniel Shaw
(2010-2011)
Legends of Tomorrow
Legends of Tomorrow Ray Palmer / The Atom
(2016-2017)

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 2014-2016 Arrow (TV Series)
Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Invasion! (2016) ... Ray Palmer
- Lost Souls (2015) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Haunted (2015) ... Ray Palmer (voice)
 2015-2016 The Flash (TV Series)
Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Invasion! (2016) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
 2016 Vixen (TV Series short)
The Atom
- Episode #2.6 (2016) ... The Atom (voice)
- Episode #2.5 (2016) ... The Atom (voice)
- Episode #2.4 (2016) ... The Atom (voice)
 2016 Superhero Fight Club 2.0 (Video short)
The Atom
 2016 Lady Dynamite (TV Series)
Jack
- Jack and Diane (2016) ... Jack
 2016 Lost in the Pacific
Mike
 2015 400 Days
Theo
 2015 Broken People (TV Mini-Series)
Slice
- Sick & Jaunty (2015) ... Slice
- Smoking (2015) ... Slice
 2015 Superhero Fight Club (TV Short)
The Atom
 2015 Impress Me (TV Series)
Officer Moore
- The Greater Danger (2015) ... Officer Moore
 2014 The Nine Lives of Christmas (TV Movie)
Zachary Stone
 2014 The Exes (TV Series)
Steve
- The Devil Wears Hanes (2014) ... Steve
- Starting Over (2014) ... Steve
 2014 Enlisted (TV Series)
Brandon Stone
- Army Men (2014) ... Brandon Stone
- Homecoming (2014) ... Brandon Stone
 2013-2014 Chosen (TV Series)
Max Gregory
- The Hatchet (2014) ... Max Gregory
- Dirty Hands (2014) ... Max Gregory
- Collision Course (2013) ... Max Gregory (voice, uncredited)
 2014 The Millers (TV Series)
Officer Dixon
- Carol's Surprise (2014) ... Officer Dixon
 2013 Call of Duty: Ghosts (Video Game)
David 'Hesh' Walker (voice)
 2013 The Daly Show (TV Series)
Brandon
- The Daly Supermen (2013) ... Brandon
 2013 Newsreaders (TV Series)
Miles Van Cleef
- Hedge Fun (2013) ... Miles Van Cleef
 2011 Number Nine (Short)
John
 2011 Cost of Living (Short)
Silas
 2011 The Last Pizza Commercial (Short)
Marc Thomas
 2010 In Security (TV Movie)
 2010 Miss Nobody
Milo Beeber
 2010 Unthinkable
Agent D.J. Jackson
 2009 Twilight Cycles (Video short)
 2009 Kambakkht Ishq
Brandon Routh
 2009 Life Is Hot in Cracktown
Sizemore
 2009 Table for Three
Scott Teller
 2008 Fling
James
 2008 Fear Itself (TV Series)
Bobby
- Community (2008) ... Bobby
 2006 Superman Returns (Video Game)
Superman / Clark Kent (voice)
 2006 Denial (Short)
 2006 Karla
Tim
 2005 Awesometown (TV Short)
Officer Dino Wong
 2004 Oliver Beene (TV Series)
Brian
- Dibs (2004) ... Brian
 2004 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Sebastian
- A Gay/December Romance (2004) ... Sebastian
 2001 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Jess
- Concert Interruptus (2001) ... Jess (as Brandon 'B.J.' Routh)
 2000 Undressed (TV Series)
Wade
- Episode #3.8 (2000) ... Wade
- Episode #3.7 (2000) ... Wade
- Episode #3.6 (2000) ... Wade
- Episode #3.5 (2000) ... Wade
 1999 Odd Man Out (TV Series)
Connor
- You've Got Female (1999) ... Connor (as B.J. Routh)
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Seth Anderson #1 (2001-2002)
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Other Works:

Print ads for Swedish clothing chain store JC Jeans & Clothes. He was seen in its fall 2006 ad campaign with Brazilian model Thaïs dos Santos as photographed by Andreas Sjödin. See more »

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4 Articles | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

B.J. Routh | Brandon 'B.J.' Routh

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on being asked if he ever thought playing Superman would be bad for his career]: "No. I mean, I was wary of what being Superman meant to my life, the possibilities of what it might mean, but then I think of all the positives and that kind of takes it all away. There are a lot of negatives to not do it, too." See more »

Trivia:

Attended the International Model and Talent Association (IMTA). See more »

Trademark:

Muscular physique See more »

Nickname:

B.J.

Star Sign:

Libra

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