Quote1 Your brother left big shoes for you to fill, Olsen. I know you're up to the task. Quote2
-- Lois Lane src

The younger brother of Henry James Olsen. In 2009, Jimmy attended his brother's funeral. Chloe Sullivan, his brother's ex-wife, gave Jimmy his brother's camera.[1]

Jimmy became inspired by his brother's life and decided to follow in his footsteps.[1] By 2013, Jimmy had become a photographer and been hired by the Daily Planet.[2] Working for the Daily Planet, he would frequently take photos of Superman. He also became close friends with his brother's old friends, Lois Lane and Clark Kent, who took the young man under their wings.[3]




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