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James Bartholomew "Jimmy" Olsen is a photographer for the Daily Planet.

He is good friends with Lois Lane, who he had a bit of a crush on, and Clark Kent. He and Perry White, the Planet's editor, have a father/son or mentor/mentee type relationship, as his own father is implied to be absent from his life. However, he is still in contact with his mother.


Olsen as played by Michael Landes

  • Jimmy was born on February 15, 1974.[4]



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