Birthdate 1944 (age 35 at death)
Family Seyg-El (father, deceased)
Occupation Scientist
  • Soldier (formerly)
Species Kryptonian

Status Deceased
Cause of death Immolation/Disintegration
Killed by Destruction of Old Krypton
Played by Tyler Hoechlin
First seen Pilot (Supergirl)
Last seen Worldkiller, Part 1
Jor-El (died 1979) was the most respected scientist on Old Krypton at the time of its destruction. As the patriarch of House El, he was the Science Guild's representative on the Council and the husband of Lara Lor-Van.

Early Life

As revealed in Zod,

As revealed in The House of Zod,

Supergirl Season 2

In Zod, Dru-Zod tells Kara Danvers the story of his falling-out with her uncle.

Supergirl Season 3

In Lines, Brainiac infiltrates the Fortress of Solitude and tricks the Jor-El hologram into divulging information about the Worldkillers.

In No Longer The Last,

In Kandor,

In City On Fire,

Supergirl Season 5

In El/Zod,

In The House of El,

In The Last Daughter of Krypton,

New Krypton Season 2

In Get Your Soul Back,

In The Grey,

New Krypton Season 8

In Worldkiller, Part 1,




  • 10/100 (Supergirl)
  • 3/80 (New Krypton)
  • 13 (total)

(Supergirl S2) (1/20)

  • 2x18 Zod (flashbacks)

(Supergirl S3) (5/22)

(Supergirl S5) (3/18)

(New Krypton S2) (2/10)

(New Krypton S8) (1/10)

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