Brandon Routh

Brandon Routh is an American actor who is generally recognized for his role as Superman in the movie Superman Returns (2006). He has also appeared in TV series like Arrow and The Flash.

Brandon Routh’s Bio, Age

Brandon Routh was born on October 9, 1979, in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. His full name is Brandon James Routh. His astrological sign is Libra. He is American by nationality and his ethnic group is mixed (English, Scottish, and German). He was born to parents Ronald Wayne Routh (father) and Catherine LaVonne (mother). His other family members include a sister Sara and a brother.

Talking about his education he studied at Norwalk High School. Afterward, he attended the University of Iowa but studied there for a year only.

Brandon Routh’s Height

Brandon Routh has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 96 kg. His hair color is dark brown and has brown eyes.

Brandon Routh Career

Brandon Routh made his professional acting debut by playing a role in the TV show called Odd Man Out in 1999. After that, he appeared in the comedy TV show Undressed. He portrayed the role of Ray Palmer in the hit TV series Arrow and has acted in 21 episodes from 2014-2020. He additionally played a guest role in the action fiction TV series The Flash. He has also starred in the Sci-fi TV series Legends of Tomorrow as Atom where he has appeared in 75 episodes.

He acted as Daniel Shaw in the comedy TV series named Chuck. His other TV shows include Chosen, Partners, and numerous others.

In 2006, he appeared as Tim in the Crime/Psychological thriller movie Karla. He was seen playing Agent D.J. Jackson in the Thriller/Drama movie Unthinkable in 2010 where he played alongside Samuel L. Jackson. In 2015, he appeared in the movie 400 Days where he played the character, Captain Theo Cooper.

Brandon Routh’s other movies include Miss Nobody, Table for Three, Fling, and several others.

Who is Brandon Routh’s Wife?

Brandon Routh is currently married to Courtney Ford who is a well-established actress. They tied the knot on 24th Nov 2007. Their relationship began in 2003. They together have a son named Leo James Routh who was born on August 10, 2012.

Brandon Routh’s Net Worth

As of 2020, Brandon Routh has a net worth of $12 million. Besides acting, he additionally represents brands namely JC Jeans & Clothes and Observatoire du Pain.

Social Media: Instagram, Twitter

Brandon Routh has 1.2 million followers on Instagram and has 348.7K followers on Twitter. Likewise, he has more than 391K followers on Facebook.

Facts of Brandon Routh

Full NameBrandon Routh
Marital StatusNot Identified
Net Worth$12 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 9, 1979
Age41 years 7 months
HoroscopeLibra
Place Of BirthNorwalk, Iowa, United States
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
ProfessionActor, Model
EducationUniversity of Iowa, Norwalk High School
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseCourtney Ford (m. 2007)
ChildrenLeo James Routh
ParentsCatherine Routh, Ronald Ray Routh
SiblingsSara Routh
NicknamesBrandon James Routh , B.J. Routh , Brandon 'B.J.' Routh , B.J.
NominationsTeen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chemistry, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star - Male, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Rumble
MoviesSuperman Returns, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, 400 Days, Crooked Arrows, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, The Nine Lives of Christmas, Unthinkable, Missing William, Table for Three, Life Is Hot in Cracktown, Lost in the Pacific, Fling, Miss Nobody, Karla, Stuntmen, In Security, ...
TV ShowsPartners, Chuck, Odd Man Out, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow
FacebookBrandon Routh Facebook
TwitterBrandon Routh Twitter
Google+Brandon Routh Google+
InstagramBrandon Routh Instagram
IMDBBrandon Routh IMDB

Quotes of Brandon Routh

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1[on being replaced by Henry Cavill as Superman] I would have liked to have done another movie. I love the character, and the fans are great. It has been an amazing family to be a part of. I feel like I still had more to do, and to grow as the character. But Henry [Cavill] is a great actor and has done a nice job. I'm happy for Superman fans that they get another film.
2I'm happy to have anyone as a fan, no matter race, religion, political party, sexual orientation, or sports team affiliation. [Interview, June 24, 2010]
3[on making the Superman character darker]: I don't know how much darker you want to make it necessarily. You make the stakes higher, you make the villain darker, I think that's a way to do it. But I don't think Superman himself needs to be darker. He definitely has to struggle, but I don't think Superman should ever be dark and brooding, that's not his nature. And that's not what people want to see.
4[on being asked if he ever thought playing Superman would be bad for his career]: "No. I mean, I was wary of what being Superman meant to my life, the possibilities of what it might mean, but then I think of all the positives and that kind of takes it all away. There are a lot of negatives to not do it, too."
5People will like me, I think, because I do a good job in the film, but I also realize that the appeal isn't just me. It's the character. It's the film. It's what Superman stands for and brings to the table. Not just me.
6I'm kind of slowly becoming a star. I've kept my sanity. I've learned along the way, all these months that I've been here and slowly doing interviews and the suit picture getting released on the Internet-all this has come very gradual, which has really helped me to get it straight in my head and not go over the top. I know that that's a minuscule amount of exposure that's going to happen. It's going to be all over the place and it's going to become ridiculous at some point. The other thing that I realize is that it's not me so much as the character and the icon of Superman.
7[When asked if he's ready for the changes that will follow in his life upon being cast as Superman]: "I have no idea. But I am prepared to be prepared."
8[Talking about wearing the Superman costume]: "Very confining. But once you get past that - which is sometimes hard - it's also very empowering. First time I put it on, I felt... stronger. Like a different level of who I am. It makes playing the character much easier."
9[Talking about his work with a movement coach to capture Superman's physical presence]: "We worked on posture. Spine straight, hips forward, neck in line - just a clean motion moving through the world. [on the bright side] I slouch less."

Quick Facts of Brandon Routh

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1$1,000,000
2He has played the same character (Ray Palmer / The Atom) in three different series: Arrow (2012), The Flash (2014) and Legends of Tomorrow (2016).
3He is of English, Scottish, German, and distant Dutch, ancestry. His paternal grandparents were Amor Ellis Routh and Velma Mae Junkin, and his maternal grandparents were John Junior Lear and Viola Lorraine Brown.
4Preparing to film Superman Returns (2006), directed by Bryan Singer. [November 2004]
5Both Brandon and Julie Davenport attended the National Bartending School in Sherman Oaks, California.
6Son, Leo James Routh, was born on August 10, 2012, weighing in at 8 lbs. and measuring 20.5 inches.
7Stepbrother-in-law of Roberto Orci, J.R. Orci and Melissa Blake.
8Studied Scottish Literature.
9Cites Braveheart (1995) as his all-time favorite film.
10Attended the International Model and Talent Association (IMTA).
11Frequently 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, in a coffee-shop after another failed audition. They became engaged in August 23, 2006, and married on November 24, 2007.
12Unlike fellow Superman actors Christopher Reeve and Tom Welling, he is a huge Superman fan. As a kid, he collected the comics, owned the films, and even wore Superman pajamas.
13Parents are Ron and Katie.
14After being cast as Superman for Superman Returns (2006), he sought out a movement coach to help him create the proper body language for the Superman character.
15Attended the University of Iowa
16His brother is a "real-life Superman" - a police officer in Des Moines
17Dressed up as Batman for Halloween 2004.
18Went as Clark Kent/Superman for a Halloween party in 2003 and won a costume contest, only to receive the movie role one year later.
19Can play the trumpet and piano.

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