Biography

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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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.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 39

Birthday 1979-10-09

Place of Birth Des Moines, Iowa, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Vixen: The Movie as Ray Palmer / The Atom (voice)
2016 DC's Invasion! as Ray Palmer / The Atom
2016 Lady Dynamite(1 episode) as Jack
2016 Lost in the Pacific as Chef Mike
2016 DC's Legends of Tomorrow(41 episodes) as Ray Palmer / The Atom
2015 400 Days as Theo
2014 The Nine Lives of Christmas as Zachary Stone
2014 The Flash(2 episodes) as Ray Palmer / The Atom
2014 Missing William as James Anderson
2012 Arrow(19 episodes) as Ray Palmer
2012 Partners(13 episodes) as Wyatt Plank
2012 Crooked Arrows as Joe Logan
2012 TableTop(2 episodes)
2011 Cost of Living as Silas
2011 Dylan Dog: Dead of Night as Dylan Dog
2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World as Todd Ingram
2010 Unthinkable as Agent D.J Jackson
2009 Kambakkht Ishq as Himself
2009 Popcorn Porn: Watching 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno' as Himself
2009 Life Is Hot in Cracktown as Sizemore
2009 Table for Three as Scott Teller
2009 Stuntmen as Kirby Popoff
2008 Fling as James
2008 Zack and Miri Make a Porno as Bobby Long
2008 Fear Itself(1 episode)
2007 Chuck(12 episodes) as Daniel Shaw
2006 Requiem for Krypton: Making 'Superman Returns' as Himself
2006 The Science of Superman as Himself
2006 Superman Returns as Superman / Clark Kent
2006 Look, Up in the Sky: The Amazing Story of Superman as himself
2006 Denial as Man
2004 The Batman(1 episode)
2003 Cold Case(1 episode)
2003 Oliver Beene(1 episode)
2000 Gilmore Girls(1 episode)
1999 Odd Man Out(1 episode) as Connor
1998 Will & Grace(0 episodes)
1997 The View(1 episode)
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)

Production

2008 FlingProducer

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