If ever an actor look perfectly cast in a part, it is Tom Welling in the role of a young Superman in Smallville. Tom disappears into the wholesome and conflicted Clark Kent, creating a character so vivid and real that he at both times seems like an ordinary teenager and yet capable of the type of heroism he displays week in and week out.
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Tom actually turned down the role of the young Clark Kent twice before accepting it. Like Christopher Reeve, Tom was not a big Superman fan prior to being cast as Clark, and in fact continues not to read Superman comics.
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