|This article is written from the Real World perspective|
|Born|| October 17, 1914|
|Died|| January 28, 1996|
Los Angeles, California
Jerome "Jerry" Siegel (born October 17, 1914; died January 28, 1996) was the writer of the live-action segments of The Marvel Super Heroes. He is most famous, along with Joe Shuster, as the creator of one of the first superheroes and popular icon Superman. He has also been credited as Joe Carter when working at Marvel Comics and Jerry Ess.
He has created, or helped to create, characters like Superboy, Cosmic King, Jor-El, Lois Lane, Perry White, Lex Luthor, Metallo, Mister Mxyzptlk, Jimmy Olsen, Plantman, Spectre, and Ultra-Humanite.
He has been credited as a writer in virtually every adaptation of his characters.