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Jimmy Olsen

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Jimmy Olsen is a fictional Superman character from the DC Comics universe, who works for the Daily Planet with Clark Kent and Lois Lane. His boss is Perry White. He thinks that Clark Kent and Lois Lane are his "heroes".[1] He becomes The Nail in a comic book theme.

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The character has appeared in most other media adaptations of Superman. He was portrayed by Tommy Bond in the two Superman movie serials, Superman (1948) and Atom Man vs. Superman (1950). Jack Larson played the character on the Adventures of Superman television show; Marc McClure in the Superman movies of the 1970s and 1980s, as well as the 1984 film Supergirl; Michael Landes in the first season of Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and Justin Whalin in the subsequent three seasons; Sam Huntington in the 2006 movie Superman Returns; Aaron Ashmore in The CW's Smallville; and Michael Cassidy in the 2016 DC Extended Universe movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. In the Arrowverse series Supergirl, he was portrayed by Mehcad Brooks. He will be portrayed by Skyler Gisondo in the upcoming Superman.

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