Brandon Routh


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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 Clark Kent / Superman
(2006)
(2010)
Chuck Daniel Shaw
(2010-2011)
DC's Legends of Tomorrow Ray Palmer / The Atom
(2016-2020)

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 2019 Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series) (post-production)
Mysterious Handsome Man (2019)
 2019 Anastasia (completed)
Tsar Nicholas
 2016-2020 DC's Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Episode #5.3 (2020) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Episode #5.5 (2020) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Episode #5.2 (2020) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Hey, World! (2019) ... Ray Palmer
- Terms of Service (2019) ... Ray Palmer
 2014-2020 Arrow (TV Series)
Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Crisis on Infinite Earths, Part 4 (2020) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Invasion! (2016) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Brotherhood (2015) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Lost Souls (2015) ... Ray Palmer
- Haunted (2015) ... Ray Palmer (voice)
 2019 Black-ish (TV Series)
Banner Copeland
- Is It Desert or Dessert? (2019) ... Banner Copeland
 2018 Lego DC Super-Villains (Video Game)
Shazam / The Atom (TV Heroes) (voice)
 2017 Vixen: The Movie (TV Movie)
The Atom (voice)
 2015-2016 The Flash (TV Series)
Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Invasion! (2016) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
- All Star Team Up (2015) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
 2016 Vixen (TV Series)
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
- Protect Your Own (2013) ... Max Gregory
- Collision Course (2013) ... Max Gregory (voice, uncredited)
- Right at Your Door (2013) ... Max Gregory
 2014 Missing William
James Anderson
 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
 2012-2013 Partners (TV Series)
Wyatt Plank
- Sperm und Drang (2013) ... Wyatt Plank
- The Archies (2013) ... Wyatt Plank
- Straight Man's Best Friend (2013) ... Wyatt Plank
- Troubled Waters (2013) ... Wyatt Plank
- My Best Friend's Wedding Ring (2013) ... Wyatt Plank
 2013 Newsreaders (TV Series)
Miles Van Cleef
- Hedge Fun (2013) ... Miles Van Cleef
 2012 Crooked Arrows
Joe Logan
 2011 Number Nine (Short)
John
 2010-2011 Chuck (TV Series)
Daniel Shaw
- Chuck Versus the Santa Suit (2011) ... Daniel Shaw
- Chuck Versus the Subway (2010) ... Daniel Shaw
- Chuck Versus the Ring: Part II (2010) ... Daniel Shaw
- Chuck Versus the Tooth (2010) ... Daniel Shaw
- Chuck Versus the Other Guy (2010) ... Daniel Shaw
 2011 Cost of Living (Short)
Silas
 2011 The Last Pizza Commercial (Short)
Marc Thomas
 2010 In Security (TV Movie)
 2010 Brie Larson: Black Sheep (Video short)
Todd Ingram
 2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Todd Ingram
 2010 Miss Nobody
Milo Beeber
 2010 Unthinkable
Agent D.J. Jackson
 2009 Twilight Cycles (Video short)
 2009 Stuntmen
Kirby Popoff
 2009 Incredible Love
Brandon Routh
 2009 Life Is Hot in Cracktown
Sizemore
 2009 Table for Three
Scott Teller
 2008 Fling
James
 2008 Zack and Miri Make a Porno
Bobby Long
 2008 Fear Itself (TV Series)
Bobby
- Community (2008) ... Bobby
 2006 Superman Returns (Video Game)
Superman / Clark Kent (voice)
 2006 The Batman (TV Series short)
John Marlowe / Everywhere Man
- The Everywhere Man (2006) ... John Marlowe / Everywhere Man (voice)
 2006 Superman Returns
Clark Kent / Superman
 2006/I 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
 2003 Cold Case (TV Series)
Henry Phillips (1964)
- A Time to Hate (2003) ... Henry Phillips (1964)
 2001 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Jess
- Concert Interruptus (2001) ... Jess (as Brandon 'BJ' 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 Christina Aguilera: What a Girl Wants (Video short)
Lover
 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:

Music video for the Lonely Island: "Part 1: the Avon Lady." See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

B.J. Routh | Brandon 'BJ' Routh

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on being replaced by Henry Cavill as Superman] I would have liked to have done another movie. I love the character, and the fans are great. It has been an amazing family to be a part of. I feel like I still had more to do, and to grow as the character. But Henry [Cavill] is a great actor and has done a nice job. I'm happy for Superman fans that they get another film. See more »

Trivia:

Can play the trumpet and piano. See more »

Trademark:

Muscular physique See more »

Nickname:

B.J.

Star Sign:

Libra

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