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Jerry Siegel (I) (1914–1996)

Jerry Siegel was born in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1931, he met and befriended his future partner, Joe Shuster, when the latter moved from his birthplace in Canada. Siegel and Shuster were both avid science fiction fans, publishing a fanzine in the mid-1920s. It was during this period that they read Philip Wylie's book, "Gladiator", about a mysterious ... See full bio »

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 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Superman created by) (filming)
 2014 JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (Video) (characters)
 2013 Man of Steel (Superman created by)
 2013 Superman: Unbound (Video) (creator)
 2013 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (Video) (Superman characters)
 2012 Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Video Game) (character: Superman & Lex Luthor)
 2012 Superman vs. The Elite (Video) (creator)
 2012 Justice League: Doom (Video) (creator)
 2012 Bizarro Classic (Short) (characters)
 2011 Superman: Requiem (creator)
  Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2011) (character: "The Spectre" - 1 episode, 2010)
- Triumvirate of Terror! (2011) ... (creator)
- Battle of the Superheroes! (2011) ... (creator)
- Chill of the Night! (2010) ... (character: "The Spectre" - uncredited)
  Smallville (TV Series) (character created by: Superman - 216 episodes, 2001 - 2011) (characters - 1 episode, 2001)
- Finale (2011) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Prophecy (2011) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Dominion (2011) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Booster (2011) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Kent (2011) ... (character created by: Superman)
 2011 All-Star Superman (Video) (creator)
 2011 Superman Classic (Short) (characters)
 2010 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (Video) (creator)
 2010 DC Showcase: The Spectre (Video short) (creator - uncredited)
 2010 Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (Video) (creator)
 2009 Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (Video) (creator)
 2008 Justice League: The New Frontier (Video) (creator)
 2005-2006 Krypto the Superdog (TV Series) (character - 39 episodes)
- Iguanukkah (2006) ... (character)
- Mechanikalamity/Barrumpbarrump (2006) ... (character)
- Face Time/Catopia (2006) ... (character)
 2006 Superman II (Video) (characters)
 2006 The Science of Superman (TV Movie documentary) (characters)
 2006 Superman Returns (characters)
 2004 World's Finest (Short) (characters)
  Justice League (TV Series) (characters - 6 episodes, 2003) (character: Superman - 1 episode, 2004) (Superman created by - 1 episode, 2004)
- Starcrossed: Part II (2004) ... (character: Superman)
- Starcrossed (2004) ... (Superman created by)
- Wild Cards (2003) ... (characters)
- A Better World: Part II (2003) ... (characters)
- A Better World (2003) ... (characters)
 2002 Superman: The Man of Steel (Video Game) (creator)
 2002 Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (Video Game) (characters)
  Superman (TV Series) (character created by: Superman - 42 episodes, 1996 - 2000) (Superman created by - 3 episodes, 1997) (characters - 1 episode, 1996)
- Legacy: Part II (2000) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Legacy: Part I (2000) ... (character created by: Superman)
- The Demon Reborn (1999) ... (character created by: Superman)
- A Fish Story (1999) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Superman's Pal (1999) ... (character created by: Superman)
 1998 Superman (Video Game) (characters)
 1997 The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (TV Movie) (creator)
  Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (30 episodes, 1993 - 1997) (characters - 15 episodes, 1993 - 1995)
- AKA Superman (1997) ... (creator)
- Lois and Clarks (1997) ... (creator)
- Meet John Doe (1997) ... (creator)
- Sex, Lies and Videotape (1997) ... (creator)
- Stop the Presses (1996) ... (creator)
 1996 Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (TV Movie) (characters)
 1988 Superman 50th Anniversary (TV Movie documentary) (character creator: Superman)
 1988 Superboy (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Jewel of Techacal (1988) ... (creator)
 1988 Superman (TV Series) (characters - 6 episodes)
- Wildsharkk/To Play or Not to Play (1988) ... (characters)
- The Last Time I Saw Earth/It's Superman (1988) ... (characters)
- The Beast Beneath These Streets/First Date (1988) ... (characters)
- Night of the Living Shadows/Graduation (1988) ... (characters)
- Cybron Strikes/The First Day of School (1988) ... (characters)
 1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (characters)
 1984 SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show (TV Series) (character Superman - uncredited)
 1983 Superman III (creator)
 1980 Superman II (characters)
 1979 Superman (Video Game) (characters)
 1979 The World's Greatest SuperFriends (TV Series) (character Superman - uncredited)
 1979 The Return of Superman (creator - uncredited)
 1978 Superman (creator)
 1975 It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (TV Movie) (characters)
 1973 Superman (characters)
 1971 Superman (comic - uncredited)
 1968 The Batman/Superman Hour (TV Series) (Superman character)
 1966 Batman (TV Series) (character: The Puzzler - 2 episodes)
- The Duo Is Slumming (1966) ... (character: The Puzzler - uncredited)
- The Puzzles Are Coming (1966) ... (character: The Puzzler - uncredited)
 1966 The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (characters)
 1961 The Adventures of Superboy (TV Short) (characters)
 1958 The Adventures of Super Pup (TV Short) (Superman concept)
 1957 Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- The Town That Wasn't (1957) ... (characters - uncredited)
 1954 Superman's Peril (characters)
 1954 Superman and the Jungle Devil (characters)
 1954 Superman Flies Again (characters)
 1954 Superman in Exile (characters)
 1954 Superman in Scotland Yard (characters)
 1954 Stamp Day for Superman (Short) (characters)
 1951 Superman and the Mole-Men (characters - uncredited)
 1950 Atom Man vs. Superman (characters - uncredited)
 1948 Superman (characters - uncredited)
 1943 Secret Agent (Short) (Superman comic strip created by - as Jerome Siegel)
 1943 The Underground World (Short) (Superman comic strip created by - as Jerome Siegel)
 1943 Jungle Drums (Short) (Superman comic strip created by - as Jerome Siegel)
 1943 The Mummy Strikes (Short) (Superman comic strip created by - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Destruction Inc. (Short) (Superman comic strip created by - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942/I Eleventh Hour (Short) (Superman comic strip created by - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Showdown (Short) (Superman comic strip created by - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Japoteurs (Short) (Superman comic strip created by - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Terror on the Midway (Short) (comic strip - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Volcano (Short) (comic strip - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Electric Earthquake (Short) (characters - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 The Magnetic Telescope (Short) (characters - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 The Bulleteers (Short) (characters - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 The Arctic Giant (Short) (characters - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Billion Dollar Limited (Short) (characters - as Jerome Siegel)
 1941 The Mechanical Monsters (Short) (characters - as Jerome Siegel)
 1941 Superman (Short) (characters - as Jerome Siegel)
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Other Works:

Created comic book characters Superman, Dr. Occult, Slam Bradley and Funnyman See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joe Carter | Jerome Siegel
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Trivia:

In 1929, at the age of 15, Siegel self-published what some historians believe may be the very first science fiction "fanzine," called 'Cosmic Stories'. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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