Routh, Brandon 1979–

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Routh, Brandon 1979–

(B. J. Routh, Brandon "B. J." Routh)


Full name, Brandon James Routh; born October 9, 1979, in Des Moines, IA; son of Ron (a carpenter) and Katie (a teacher) Routh; engaged to Courtney Ford (an actress), August 2006. Education: Attended the University of Iowa, 1999. Religion: Methodist. Avocational Interests: Playing soccer, playing basketball, swimming, biking, and reading.


Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Main Title Entertainment, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Publicist—PMK/HBH Public Relations, 700 San Vicente Blvd., Suite G910, West Hollywood, CA 90069.


Actor. Appeared in productions at Norwalk Theater of Performing Arts; face of JC Jeans & Clothes, Sweden, 2006. Also worked as a bartender in a bowling alley and a model.

Awards, Honors:

Teen Choice Award nominations, movie—choice rumble, movies—choice breakout (male), and movies—choice chemistry (with Kate Bosworth), all for Superman Returns; Show West Award, male star of tomorrow, National Association of Theater Owners, 2006; Rising Star Award, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, 2006.


Film Appearances:

Tim Peters, Karla, Quantum Entertainment, 2006.

Denial (short), 2006.

Clark Kent/Superman, Superman Returns, Warner Bros., 2006.

Himself, Bryan's Journals (documentary), 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

(As Brandon "B. J." Routh) Wade, Undressed (also known as MTV's "Undressed"), MTV, 2000.

Seth Anderson, One Life to Live, ABC, 2001–2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The 2006 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2006.

Look, Up in the Sky: The Amazing Story of Superman, 2006.

Back in Blue: The "Superman Returns" Movie Special, MTV, 2006.

Superman Returns: Inside the Journey, 2006.

The Science of Superman, National Geographic Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As B. J. Routh) Connor, "You've Got Female," Odd Man Out, ABC, 1999.

(As B. J. Routh) Jess, "Concert Interruptus," Gilmore Girls, The WB, 2001.

Young Henry Phillips, "A Time to Hate," Cold Case, CBS, 2003.

Sebastian, "A Gay/December Romance," Will & Grace, NBC, 2004.

Brian, "Dibs," Oliver Beene, Fox, 2004.

Himself, HypaSpace, The Space Channel, 2006.

"Superman Returns," HBO First Look, HBO, 2006.

Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show), CBS, 2006.

Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2006.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2006.

The View, ABC, 2006.

Corazon de …, 2006.

Also appeared as Seth Anderson, General Hospital, ABC.


Video Games:

Voice of Superman/Clark Kent, Superman Returns, Electronic Arts, 2006.

Music Videos:

Appeared in Christina Aguilera's "What a Girl Wants."



Entertainment Weekly, October 29, 2004, p. 10.

People, July 10, 2006, p. 111.

Time, November 1, 2004, p. 105.