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Brandon Routh

Brandon James Routh (born October 9, 1979) is an American actor and former fashion model. He grew up in Iowa before moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, and subsequently appeared on multiple television series throughout the early 2000s. In 2006, he gained greater recognition for his role as the titular superhero of the 2006 film Superman Returns. He also had a recurring role in the TV series Chuck, as Daniel Shaw. Following this, he had notable supporting roles in the films Zack and Miri Make a Porno and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. In 2010, he portrayed the eponymous protagonist of another comic book film, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night. He is currently portraying another iconic DC superhero, Ray Palmer/The Atom, in CW's superhero TV series Arrow and upcoming Legends of Tomorrow.

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Oct 9, 1979 In Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-05-25
Latest Project:
Movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World - 10th Anniversary Reunion Table Read 2020-07-20
Known For
Poster of Anastasia: Once Upon a Time
Poster of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Poster of Superman Returns
Poster of Denial
Movie Anastasia: Once Upon a Time Czar Nicholas 2020-02-27
Movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World - 10th Anniversary Reunion Table Read Himself / Todd Ingram / Hipster Guards 2020-07-20
Series Batwoman Ray Palmer / The Atom / Clark Kent / Superman 2019-10-06
Series Are You Afraid of the Dark? Gavin's Dad (uncredited) 2019-10-11
Series The Rookie Doug Stanton 2018-10-16
Movie Vixen: The Movie Ray Palmer / The Atom (voice) 2017-05-08
Series DC's Legends of Tomorrow Ray Palmer / The Atom / Clark Kent / Superman 2016-01-21
Series Lady Dynamite Jack 2016-05-20
Movie Lost in the Pacific Chef Mike 2016-01-29
Series Vixen The Atom (voice) 2015-08-25
Series Supergirl Superman (Earth-96) (archive footage) (uncredited) 2015-10-26
Movie 400 Days Theo 2015-10-29
Movie Missing William James Anderson 2014-03-07
Series black-ish Banner Copeland 2014-09-24
Movie The Nine Lives of Christmas Zachary Stone 2014-11-08
Series The Flash Ray Palmer / The Atom 2014-10-07
Movie Crooked Arrows Joe Logan 2012-05-18
Series TableTop Himself 2012-04-02
Series Partners Wyatt Plank 2012-09-24
Series Arrow Ray Palmer (voice) 2012-10-10
Movie Dylan Dog: Dead of Night Dylan Dog 2011-03-16
Movie Cost of Living Silas 2011-09-22
Series The Exes Steve 2011-11-30
Movie Unthinkable Agent D.J Jackson 2010-06-14
Movie Miss Nobody Milo Beeber 2010-06-10
Movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Todd Ingram 2010-08-12
Movie The Making of 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' Himself 2010-11-09
Movie Stuntmen Kirby Popoff 2009-01-01
Movie Table for Three Scott Teller 2009-01-01
Movie Popcorn Porn: Watching 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno' Himself 2009-02-03
Movie Kambakkht Ishq Himself 2009-07-03
Movie Life Is Hot in Cracktown Sizemore 2009-06-26
Series Fear Itself Bobby 2008-06-05
Movie Community Bobby 2008-07-24
Movie Fling James 2008-11-07
Movie Zack and Miri Make a Porno Bobby Long 2008-09-18
Series Chuck Daniel Shaw 2007-09-24
Movie Denial Man 2006-01-28
Movie Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman himself 2006-06-12
Movie Karla Tim 2006-01-20
Movie Requiem for Krypton: Making 'Superman Returns' Himself 2006-11-28
Movie Superman Returns Superman / Clark Kent 2006-06-28
Movie The Science of Superman Himself 2006-06-29
Series The Batman Unknown 2004-09-11
Series Oliver Beene Unknown 2003-03-09
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Series Gilmore Girls Unknown 2000-10-05
Series Odd Man Out Connor 1999-09-24
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25