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
DC's Legends Of Tomorrow TV Show
DC's Legends Of Tomorrow
Partners (2012) TV Show
Partners (2012)
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

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.

  • His brother is a "real-life Superman" - a police officer in Des Moines
  • 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.
  • Dressed up as Batman for Halloween 2004.
  • Attended the International Model and Talent Association (IMTA).
  • Parents are Ron and Katie.
  • 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.
  • Cites _Braveheart (1995)_ (qv) as his all-time favorite film.
  • 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.

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