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

2010 - Unthinkable
2010 - Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
2009 - Kambakkht Ishq
2009 - Life Is Hot in Cracktown
2009 - Stuntmen
2009 - Table for Three
2008 - Zack and Miri Make a Porno
2006 - Superman Returns
2006 - Karla
2006 - Superman Returns

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
David 'Hesh' Walker (Voiced)
[Complete List]


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.
  • Attended the University of Iowa
  • Dressed up as Batman for Halloween 2004.
  • Went as Clark Kent/Superman for a Halloween party in 2003 and won a costume contest, only to receive the movie role one year later.
  • Cites _Braveheart (1995)_ (qv) as his all-time favorite film.
  • His brother is a "real-life Superman" - a police officer in Des Moines
  • Studied Scottish Literature.
  • After being cast as Superman for _Superman Returns (2006)_ (qv), he sought out a movement coach to help him create the proper body language for the Superman character.

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