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Brandon Routh

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Brandon Routh
Routh at the 2016 WonderCon
Brandon James Routh

(1979-10-09) October 9, 1979 (age 44)
Other namesBrandon "B.J." Routh
B.J. Routh
Years active1999–present
Courtney Ford (m. 2007)

Brandon James Routh (born October 9, 1979) is an American movie, television, stage, voice actor and former fashion model who is known for his roles as Daniel Shaw in Chuck and as Superman in Superman Returns.[1][2] He won a Saturn Award in 2006.[3]

Routh is also known for his roles in Zack and Miri Make a Porno and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.

In 2013, Routh voiced David "Hesh" Walker in the video game Call of Duty: Ghosts. In 2014, he starred on Arrow as Ray Palmer/Atom which spun off into a guest role on The Flash and a starring role on Legends of Tomorrow.[4]

Routh was born on October 9, 1979 in Norwalk, Iowa.[5] Routh studied at the University of Iowa for a year to be a writer.[1] During this time, he modeled and acted in order to earn his tuition fee.[1]

Routh has been married to Courtney Ford since 2007.[6] They have a son, Leo James.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "TimesLeader.com". Routh flies high in debut as Superman. Archived from the original on June 23, 2006. Retrieved June 19, 2006.
  2. "Our Routh Family". 1983.
  3. Saturn Award Winners at Slice Of Scifi
  4. Andreeva, Nellie (February 26, 2015). "Arrow/Flash Superhero Team-Up Spinoff In Works At CW; Brandon Routh, Victor Garber, Wentworth Miller, Caity Lotz Star". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
  5. "About Brandon". brandonrouth.com. Archived from the original on February 11, 2007. Retrieved January 6, 2007.
  6. "Superman Returns Star Brandon Routh Gets Married". People.com. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved November 25, 2007.
  7. Busy Philipps, on Busy Philipps: Motherhood Makes Me Relax (2012-03-14). "Brandon Routh and Courtney Ford Welcome Son Leo James – Moms & Babies – Moms & Babies - People.com". Celebritybabies.people.com. Archived from the original on 2012-08-12. Retrieved 2012-10-17.

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