Librettist, poet, and playwright Jack Larson got his career start playing Jimmy Olsen, the cub reporter on the 1950s The Adventures of Superman TV show. He has a cameo role in the new movie Superman Returns as Bo the Bartender. This interview originally aired on April 12, 1993.
Jack Larson was Jimmy Olsen, the cub-reporter on the original “Superman” TV show. Since then he’s become a librettist, poet, and playwright. One of his poems "The Relativity of Icarus" was part of a Joffrey Ballet." He's also written a couple of versed plays, "The Candied House," and "Cherry, Larry, Sandy, Doris, Jean, Paul." (REBROADCAST from 4/12/93)
Librettist, poet, playwright Jack Larson. He got his start as an actor playing Jimmy Olsen, the cub-reporter on the original "Superman" TV show. He has since become a librettist, playwright, and film producer. (Rebroadcast)