Jesse Adam Eisenberg (born October 5, 1983) is a American actor, author, playwright, and humorist. He portrayed Lex Luthor in the films Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League.[1]

In June 2019, Eisenberg says that he is done with playing as Lex Luthor.


  • Jesse Eisenberg was originally considered for the character of Jimmy Olsen; however, in deciding that they would not be using Jimmy at all in future films, Eisenberg was recast.[2]
  • Jesse Eisenberg shares his birthday with Neil deGrasse Tyson.
  • Jesse Eisenberg previously worked with Amber Heard in Zombieland.


  1. Jesse Eisenberg confirms Lex Luthor will be in ‘Justice League’ (video) - Batman-News
  2. Batman v Superman: Jimmy Olsen makes a secret appearance - Entertainment Weekly
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