The Atom

The Atom

DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow – The Atom was born in the Arrow series when billionaire scientist Ray Palmer, owner of Palmer Tech decided to dabble in the fine art of particle manipulation. With the help of his co worker at the time Felicity Smoak he managed to successfully create a suit capable of shrinking to the size of an atom. After helping out The Flash and Arrow in various adventures, he was recruit by RIP Hunter to travel through time and defeat the villainous Vandal Savage and save time.

Portrayed by Brandon Routh.

Brandon James Routh was born October 9, 1979, he is an American actor and former fashion model. He grew up in Iowa before moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, and subsequently appeared on multiple television series throughout the early 2000s.

A native of Des Moines, Iowa, Brandon Routh soared into the media limelight when he was cast as the Man of Steel in director Bryan Singer’s revival of the original superhero film franchise Superman Returns.

His additional feature film credits include Crooked Arrows, Edgar Wright’s comic book epic Scott Pilgrim vs. The World opposite Michael Cera, Zach and Miri Make a Porno opposite Seth Rogen, Unthinkable with Samuel L. Jackson, and Life is Hot in Cracktown, based on the novel by Buddy Giovinazzo. Previously, he costarred with partners co-star Sophia Bush in the romantic comedy Table for Three.

One of Brandon’s early television credits was with current bosses Max Mutchnick and David Kohan on Will & Grace. Also, he recurred on the cult hit Chuck.

Routh made his first appearance as The Atom in Arrow and made a guest appearance in The Flash.