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Jack Larson, 'Adventures of Superman' actor, dies at 87

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Adventures of Superman actor Jack Larson has died at age 87. Larson passed away at his home in Los Angeles on Sunday, according to The New York Times.

The actor was best known for his role as young reporter Jimmy Olsen on the 1950s TV series, and later appeared in a few other projects related to the high-flying superhero including Superboy, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and Superman Returns.

In addition to acting, Larson was also a librettist, playwright, and producer. He was the producing partner and long-term romantic partner of James Bridges, and worked on Bridges’ The Baby Maker, Perfect, and Bright Lights, Big City as examples.