Brandon Routh

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Birth Date: October 9, 1979

Age: 41 years old

Birth Place: Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Links: IMDB | Twitter | Instagram

Brandon James Routh (born October 9, 1979) is an American actor and former fashion model. He grew up in Iowa before moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, and subsequently appeared on multiple television series throughout the early 2000s. In 2006, he gained greater recognition for his role as the titular superhero of the 2006 film Superman Returns. He also had a recurring role in the TV series Chuck, as Daniel Shaw. Following this, he had notable supporting roles in the films Zack and Miri Make a Porno and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. In 2010, he portrayed the eponymous protagonist of another comic book film, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night. He is currently portraying another iconic DC superhero, Ray Palmer/The Atom, in CW's superhero TV series Arrow and upcoming Legends of Tomorrow.

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