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

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 2019 Anastasia: Once Upon a Time (completed)
Tsar Nicholas
 2016-2020 Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Ray Palmer / The Atom
- A Head of Her Time (2020) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Slay Anything (2020) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Mortal Khanbat (2020) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Miss Me, Kiss Me, Love Me (2020) ... Ray Palmer / The Atom
- Hey, World! (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 Batwoman (TV Series)
Superman
- Crisis on Infinite Earths: Hour Two (2019) ... Superman
 2019 Are You Afraid of the Dark? (TV Series)
Mysterious Handsome Man (2019)
 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 Kambakkht Ishq
Brandon Routh
 2009 Life Is Hot in Cracktown
Sizemore
 2009 Table for Three
Scott Teller
 2008 Lie to Me
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:

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Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

B.J. Routh | Brandon 'BJ' Routh

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on making the Superman character darker]: I don't know how much darker you want to make it necessarily. You make the stakes higher, you make the villain darker, I think that's a way to do it. But I don't think Superman himself needs to be darker. He definitely has to struggle, but I don't think Superman should ever be dark and brooding, that's not his nature. And that's not what people want to ... See more »

Trivia:

He is of English, Scottish, German, and smaller amounts of Irish, Welsh, and Dutch, ancestry. His paternal grandparents were Amor Ellis Routh and Velma Mae Junkin, and his maternal grandparents were John Junior Lear and Viola Lorraine Brown. All were born in his homestate of Iowa. See more »

Trademark:

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Nickname:

B.J.

Star Sign:

Libra

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