Caption: Still of Kate Bosworth and Brandon Routh in Superman Returns (2006)
Born: October 9, 1979
Star sign: Libra
Height: 6' 2½" (1.89 m)
Known for: Superman Returns (2006), One Life to Live (1968), Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Brandon James Routh (pronounced like "south") was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and grew up in nearby Norwalk. He is the son of Catherine LaVonne (Lear), a teacher, and Ronald Wayne Routh, a carpenter. Routh has English, Scottish, and German ancestry. He attended the University of Iowa and starred in many productions at the Norwalk Theater of ...