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Jack Larson as Jimmy Olsen from a promotional still for The Adventures of Superman

Jack Larson (b. February 8, 1928 - d. September 20, 2015) portrayed Jimmy Olsen in The Adventures of Superman. In 1991 he portrayed Lou in the episode "Paranoia" of the series Superboy. In the episode "Brutal Youth" of the series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman he portrayed an older Jimmy Olsen. He later made a brief cameo appearance in the first American Express Seinfeld commercial. In 2006 he portrayed a bartender named Bo as a cameo in the motion picture Superman Returns.

(External Links: The actor's entries on IMDb and Wikipedia)

Selected Filmography

The Adventures of Superman 1952-1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "Superman on Earth" September 19, 1952 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Haunted Lighthouse" September 26, 1952 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Case of the Talkative Dummy" October 3, 1952 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Monkey Mystery" October 17, 1952 Jimmy Olsen
     "Night of Terror" October 24, 1952 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Secret of Superman" November 21, 1952 Jimmy Olsen
     "No Holds Barred" November 28, 1952 Jimmy Olsen
     "Treasure of the Incas" December 26, 1952 Jimmy Olsen
     "Double Trouble" January 2, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Runaway Robot" January 9, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "Drums of Death" January 16, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Evil Three" January 23, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Human Bomb" February 6, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "Czar of the Underworld" February 13, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "Ghost Wolf" February 20, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "Crime Wave" February 27, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "Five Minutes to Doom" September 18, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Big Squeeze" September 25, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Man Who Could Read Minds" October 3, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "Jet Ace" October 10, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "Shot in the Dark" October 17, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Defeat of Superman" October 24, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "Superman in Exile" October 31, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "A Ghost for Scotland Yard" November 7, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Dog Who Knew Superman" November 14, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Face and the Voice" November 21, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Man in the Lead Mask" November 28, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "Panic in the Sky" December 5, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Machine That Could Plot Crimes" December 12, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "Jungle Devil" December 19, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "My Friend Superman" December 26, 1953 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Clown Who Cried" January 2, 1954 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Boy Who Hated Superman" January 9, 1954 Jimmy Olsen
     "Semi-Private Eye" January 16, 1954 Jimmy Olsen
     "Perry White's Scoop" January 23, 1954 Jimmy Olsen
     "Beware the Wrecker" January 30, 1954 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Golden Vulture" February 6, 1954 Jimmy Olsen
     "Jimmy Olsen, Boy Editor" February 13, 1954 Jimmy Olsen
     "Lady in Black" February 20, 1954 Jimmy Olsen
     "Star of Fate" February 27, 1954 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Whistling Bird" March 6, 1954 Jimmy Olsen
     "Around the World with Superman" March 13, 1954 Jimmy Olsen
     "Stamp Day for Superman" 1954 Jimmy Olsen
     "Through the Time Barrier" April 23, 1955 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Talking Clue" April 30, 1955 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Lucky Cat" May 7, 1955 Jimmy Olsen
     "Superman Week" May 14, 1955 Jimmy Olsen
     "Great Caesar's Ghost" May 21, 1955 Jimmy Olsen
     "Test of a Warrior" May 28, 1955 Jimmy Olsen
     "Olsen's Millions" June 4, 1955 Jimmy Olsen
     "Clark Kent, Outlaw" September 10, 1955 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Magic Necklace" September 17, 1955 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Bully of Dry Gulch" September 24, 1955 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Seven Souvenirs" October 8, 1955 Jimmy Olsen
     "King for a Day" October 15, 1955 Jimmy Olsen
     "Joey" February 18, 1956 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Big Freeze" March 3, 1956 Jimmy Olsen
     "Peril by Sea" March 10, 1956 Jimmy Olsen
     "Topsy Turvy" April 21, 1956 Jimmy Olsen
     "Jimmy the Kid" April 28, 1956 Jimmy Olsen
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     "The Girl Who Hired Superman" May 5, 1956 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Wedding of Superman" May 12, 1956 Jimmy Olsen
     "Dagger Island" May 19, 1956 Jimmy Olsen
     "Blackmail" May 26, 1956 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Deadly Rock" June 2, 1956 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Phantom Ring" June 9, 1956 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Jolly Roger" June 16, 1956 Jimmy Olsen
     "Peril in Paris" March 8, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "Tin Hero" March 15, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Town That Wasn't" March 22, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Tomb of Zaharan" March 29, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Man Who Made Dreams Come True" April 5, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "Disappearing Lois" April 12, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "Money to Burn" April 19, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "Close Shave" April 26, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Phony Alibi" May 3, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "Prince Albert Coat" May 10, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Stolen Elephant" May 17, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "Mr. Zero" May 24, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "Whatever Goes Up" May 31, 1957 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Last Knight" February 3, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Magic Secret" February 10, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "Divide and Conquer" February 17, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Mysterious Cube" February 24, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Atomic Captive" March 3, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Superman Silver Mine" March 10, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Big Forget" March 17, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Gentle Monster" March 24, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "Superman's Wife" March 31, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "Three in One" April 7, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Brainy Burro" April 14, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "The Perils of Superman" April 21, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
     "All That Glitters" April 28, 1958 Jimmy Olsen
Superboy 1988-1992 Lou
     "Paranoia" November 10, 1991 Lou
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 1993-1997 Jimmy Olsen
     "Brutal Youth" October 20, 1996 Jimmy Olsen
Superman ReturnsJune 28, 2006 Bo
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