Brandon Routh

Brandon Routh

Oct. 9th, 1979
Born in
Des Moines, Iowa, USA
6' 3

Brandon Routh's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Arrow TV Show
Chuck TV Show
Partners TV Show
At the Movies (AU) TV Show
At the Movies (AU)
The Nine Lives of Christmas TV Show
The Nine Lives of Christmas

Main Movie Roles

2014 - Missing William
2012 - Crooked Arrows
2011 - Dylan Dog: Dead of Night
2010 - Unthinkable
2010 - Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
2010 - Miss Nobody
2009 - Life Is Hot in Cracktown
2009 - Stuntmen
2009 - Table for Three
2009 - Kambakkht Ishq
2008 - ¿Hacemos una porno?
2006 - Karla
2006 - Superman Returns
2006 - Superman Returns

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Brandon Routh, pronounced like "south," was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and grew up in nearby Norwalk. He attended the University of Iowa and starred in many productions at the Norwalk Theater of Performing Arts. His first professional acting role was in the ABC television series Odd Man Out (1999), and he went on to guest star in the series Gilmore Girls (2000) and Undressed (1999).

In his spare time, Routh enjoys playing soccer and basketball, swimming, biking and reading.

  • Parents are Ron and Katie.
  • Dressed up as Batman for Halloween 2004.
  • Unlike fellow Superman actors 'Christopher Reeve' (qv) and 'Tom Welling' (qv), he is a huge Superman fan. As a kid, he collected the comics, owned the films, and even wore Superman pajamas.
  • Attended the International Model and Talent Association (IMTA).
  • Cites _Braveheart (1995)_ (qv) as his all-time favorite film.
  • Frequently says that the only good thing that came of his several years of struggling to find success in Hollywood was meeting his long-time girlfriend, 'Courtney Ford (I)' (qv), in a coffee-shop after another failed audition. They became engaged in August 23, 2006, and married on November 24, 2007.
  • Can play the trumpet and piano.
  • His brother is a "real-life Superman" - a police officer in Des Moines

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