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Jimmy Olsen Grows Up

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Jimmy Olsen Grows Up

Jimmy Olsen Grows Up

Jimmy Olsen Grows Up

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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.