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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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Filmography

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 2017 Justice League (characters) (post-production)
  Krypton (TV Movie) (based on characters created by) (post-production)
 2015-2017 Supergirl (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 43 episodes)
- Girl of Steel (2017) ... (based on characters created by)
- Nevertheless, She Persisted (2017) ... (based on characters created by)
- Resist (2017) ... (based on characters created by)
- City of Lost Children (2017) ... (based on characters created by)
- Alex (2017) ... (based on characters created by)
 2017 Superman: Save the Citizens (Video Game) (characters)
 2017 Superman: Sylvia (Short) (characters)
 2017 Lego DC Super Hero Girls: Brain Drain (Video) (based on the characters created by)
 2017 DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games (Video) (based on the characters created by)
 2017 The LEGO Batman Movie (Superman created by)
 2017 Justice League Dark (Video) (character created by: Superman)
  Justice League Action (TV Series) (character created by: Superman - 27 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (character: Mr. Mxyzptlk - 1 episode, 2017)
- Best Day Ever (2017) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Garden of Evil (2017) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Phased and Confused (2017) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Superman Red vs. Superman Blue (2017) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Superman's Pal, Sid Sharp (2017) ... (character created by: Superman)
 2016 DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year (Video) (based on the characters created by)
 2016 Lego DC Comics Superheroes: Justice League - Gotham City Breakout (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2016 Justice League vs. Teen Titans (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2016 DC Super Hero Girls: Super Hero High (TV Movie) (based on the characters created by)
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Superman created by)
 2016 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League - Cosmic Clash (Video) (based on the characters created by) / (character created by: Superman)
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game) (character created by: Superman - uncredited)
 2015 Lego DC Super Heroes: Justice League - Attack of the Legion of Doom! (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2015 Cartoon Superheroes Abridged (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... (characters)
 2015 Justice League: Gods and Monsters (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2015 Batman: Arkham Knight (Video Game) (character: Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor - uncredited)
 2015 DC Super Friends (TV Series) (character created by: Superman - 4 episodes)
- The World's Finest Supervillain Hideout (2015) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Lexportation (2015) ... (character created by: Superman)
- The Brave & the Bald (2015) ... (character created by: Superman)
- The Cape and the Clown (2015) ... (character created by: Superman)
 2014-2015 Constantine (TV Series) (character created by: Spectre - 2 episodes)
- Waiting for the Man (2015) ... (character created by: Spectre)
- Danse Vaudou (2014) ... (character created by: Spectre)
 2015 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2015 Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2014 Justice League: War (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2014 JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2013 Planet Krypton (Video documentary short) (Superman created by)
 2013 Strong Characters, Legendary Roles (Video short) (Superman created by)
 2013 Superman 75 (TV Short documentary) (character created by: Superman)
 2013 Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2013 Man of Steel (Superman created by)
 2013 Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2013 Superman: Unbound (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2013 Injustice: Gods Among Us (Video Game) (character created by: Superman, Lex Luthor - uncredited)
 2010-2013 Young Justice (TV Series) (character created by: Superman - 13 episodes)
- Endgame (2013) ... (character created by: Superman)
- War (2013) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Alienated (2012) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Auld Acquaintance (2012) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Usual Suspects (2012) ... (character created by: Superman)
 2013 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2012 Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Video Game) (character created by: Superman) / (character: Lex Luthor - uncredited)
 2012 Superman vs. The Elite (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2012 Justice League: Doom (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2012 Bizarro Classic (Short) (characters)
 2011 The Death and Return of Superman (Short) (character created by: Superman - uncredited)
 2011 Superman: Requiem (character creator: Superman)
  Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series) (creator: Superman - 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 - 217 episodes, 2001 - 2011) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor, Martha Kent & Jonathan Kent - 74 episodes, 2001 - 2006) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor, Lois Lane, Martha Kent & Jonathan Kent - 15 episodes, 2004 - 2006) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander "Lex" Joseph Luthor, Lois Lane & Martha Kent - 10 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander "Lex" Joseph Luthor & Martha Kent - 7 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor, Martha Kent, Jonathan Kent & Jor-El - 6 episodes, 2003 - 2005) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor, Lois Lane & Martha Kent - 4 episodes, 2006) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor, Lois Lane, Martha Kent, Jonathan Kent & Jor-El - 4 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander "Lex" Joseph Luthor & Lois Lane - 2 episodes, 2007) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent & Alexander "Lex" Joseph Luthor - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor & Martha Kent - 2 episodes, 2006) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander "Lex" Joseph Luthor, Lois Lane, Martha Kent & Jor-El - 1 episode, 2006) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor, Lois Lane, Martha Kent & Jor-El - 1 episode, 2006) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor, Martha Kent, Jonathan Kent - 1 episode, 2006) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor, Lois Lane & Jonathan Kent - 1 episode, 2005) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent & Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor - 1 episode, 2005) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander "Lex" Joseph Luthor, Lois Lane, Martha Kent, Jonathan Kent & Jor-El - 1 episode, 2005) (characters: Clark Jerome Kent, Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor, Martha Kent, Jonathan Kent & Perry White - 1 episode, 2003)
- 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) (character created by: Superman)
 2011 Superman Classic (Short) (characters)
 2010 DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection (Video) (character created by: Superman) / (character: Jim Corrigan/The Spectre - uncredited)
 2010 Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam (Video short) (character created by: Superman)
 2010 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2010 Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2010 The Spectre (Video short) (creator - uncredited)
 2009 Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2008 Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe (Video Game) (character: Superman - uncredited)
 2008 Justice League: The New Frontier (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 2007 Superman/Doomsday (Video) (character created by: Superman)
 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: The Richard Donner Cut (Video) (characters)
 2006 The Science of Superman (TV Movie documentary) (characters)
 2006 Superman Returns (characters)
  Justice League Unlimited (TV Series) (character created by: Superman - 39 episodes, 2004 - 2006) (characters: Querl Dox/Brainiac 5, Charles "Chuck" Taine/Bouncing Boy, Tinya Wazzo/Phantom Girl & Luornu Durgo/Triplicate Girl - 1 episode, 2006)
- Destroyer (2006) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Alive! (2006) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Far from Home (2006) ... (character created by: Superman) / (characters: Querl Dox/Brainiac 5, Charles "Chuck" Taine/Bouncing Boy, Tinya Wazzo/Phantom Girl & Luornu Durgo/Triplicate Girl - uncredited)
- The Great Brain Robbery (2006) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Patriot Act (2006) ... (character created by: Superman)
 2004 World's Finest (Short) (characters)
  Justice League (TV Series) (character created by: Superman - 51 episodes, 2001 - 2004) (Superman created by - 1 episode, 2004) (characters: Lex Luthor & Ultra-Humanite - 1 episode, 2002)
- Starcrossed: Part III (2004) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Starcrossed: Part II (2004) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Starcrossed (2004) ... (Superman created by)
- Comfort and Joy (2003) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Wild Cards: Part II (2003) ... (character created by: Superman)
 2002 Superman: The Man of Steel (Video Game) (characters) / (creator)
 2002 Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (Video Game) (characters)
  Batman Beyond (TV Series) (character: Superman - 2 episodes, 2000) (character: Lois Lane - 1 episode, 2000)
- The Call: Part 2 (2000) ... (character: Superman - uncredited)
- The Call: Part 1 (2000) ... (character: Superman - uncredited)
- Out of the Past (2000) ... (character: Lois Lane - uncredited)
  Superman (TV Series) (character created by: Superman - 51 episodes, 1996 - 2000) (Superman created by - 3 episodes, 1997) (characters: Reep Daggle/Chameleon Boy, Querl Dox/Brainiac 5, Charles "Chuck" Taine/Bouncing Boy, Luornu Durgo/Triplicate Girl, Tinya Wazzo/Phantom Girl & Jo Nah/Ultra Boy - 1 episode, 1998) (characters: Mr. Mxyzptlk & Gsptlsnz - 1 episode, 1997)
- Legacy: Part II (2000) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Legacy (2000) ... (character created by: Superman)
- The Demon Reborn (1999) ... (character created by: Superman)
- Unity (1999) ... (character created by: Superman)
- A Fish Story (1999) ... (character created by: Superman)
 1999 The Iron Giant (character created by: Superman - inspiration)
 1999 Superman (Video Game) (characters)
 1997 The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (TV Movie) (creator)
 1993-1997 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) ("Superman" created by - 87 episodes)
- The Family Hour (1997) ... ("Superman" created by)
- Toy Story (1997) ... ("Superman" created by)
- I've Got You Under My Skin (1997) ... ("Superman" created by)
- Voice from the Past (1997) ... ("Superman" created by)
- Shadow of a Doubt (1997) ... ("Superman" created by)
 1996 Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (TV Movie) (characters)
 1988 Superman 50th Anniversary (TV Movie documentary) (character creator: Superman)
 1988 Superboy (TV Series) (creator - 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 (character created by: Superman)
 1984 SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show (TV Series) (character Superman - uncredited)
 1983 Superman III (character created by: Superman)
 1980 Superman II (character created by: Superman)
 1979 Superman (Video Game) (characters)
 1979 The World's Greatest SuperFriends (TV Series) (character Superman - uncredited)
 1979 Aaron Webster's Superman (Video short)
 1979 Süpermen Dönüyor (creator - uncredited)
 1978 Superman (character created by: Superman)
 1975 It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (TV Movie) (character created by: Superman)
 1973 Superman (characters)
 1971 Süper adam (comic - uncredited)
 1968 The Batman/Superman Hour (TV Series) (Superman character)
  Batman (TV Series) (character: The Puzzler - 2 episodes, 1966) (character: The Archer - 2 episodes, 1966)
- The Duo Is Slumming (1966) ... (character: The Puzzler - uncredited)
- The Puzzles Are Coming (1966) ... (character: The Puzzler - uncredited)
- Hot Off the Griddle (1966) ... (character: The Archer - uncredited)
- Shoot a Crooked Arrow (1966) ... (character: The Archer - uncredited)
 1966 The Adventures of Superboy (TV Series) (characters)
 1966 The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (characters)
 1961 The Adventures of Superboy (TV Short) (character: Clark Jerome Kent/Superboy - uncredited) / (comic strip created by: Superman)
 1958 The Adventures of Superpup (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: Clark Jerome Kent/Superman, Lois Lane, Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor, Perry White & Jimmy Olsen - uncredited)
 1948 Superman (characters - uncredited)
 1943 Secret Agent (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1943 The Underground World (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1943 Jungle Drums (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1943 The Mummy Strikes (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Destruction Inc. (Short) (Superman comic strip created by - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942/I Eleventh Hour (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Showdown (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Japoteurs (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Terror on the Midway (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Volcano (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Electric Earthquake (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 The Magnetic Telescope (Short) (characters - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 The Bulleteers (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 The Arctic Giant (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1942 Billion Dollar Limited (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1941 The Mechanical Monsters (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
 1941 Superman (Short) (comic strip created by: Superman - as Jerome Siegel)
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One of the creators of the comic book character Superman, who made his debut on June 1st, 1938 in Action Comics No. 1 and heralded in the 'Golden Age of Comics'. The original issue only cost 10 cents then, but a near mint condition copy can sell for $ 400,000 (in 2003) and is the most expensive comic book collectible. See more »

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