Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman (and sometimes Superboy) has been portrayed by many actors over the years in live action and in animation. In live action, Kirk Alyn was the first actor to don the cape in "Superman"  and "Atom Man vs. Superman". George Reeves played Superman in "The Adventures of Superman", "Superman and the Mole-Men", and an episode of "I Love Lucy". John Rockwell played Superboy in the unsold pilot "The Adventures of Superboy". David Wilson played the role of Superman in the musical special "It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's Superman!" Christopher Reeve played the man of steel in "Superman: The Movie", "Superman II", "Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut", "Superman III", and "Superman IV: The Quest For Peace". Gerard Christopher and John Newton both play Superboy in "The Adventures of Superboy". Dean Cain played Superman in "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman". Tom Welling portrayed the role in "Smallville". Brandon Routh played Superman in the film "Superman Returns". Henry Cavill will be taking over the role in the upcoming "Superman: Man of Steel". In animation, Bud Collyer voice the man of tomorrow in "The Batman/Superman Hour", "Aquaman", "The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure", "The New Adventures of Superman", and the classic Fleischer "Superman" cartoons. Tim Daly has voiced Superman in "Superman: The Animated Series", "Superman: Brainiac Attacks", "Superman/Batman: Public Enemies", and "Superman/Batman: Apocalypse". George Newbern provided the voice of Superman in many projects including "DC Showcase: Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam", "The Batman", "Justice League", "Justice League Unlimited", and "Static Shock". Danny Dark voiced the last son of Krypton in "The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians", "SuperFriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show", "SuperFriends", "The World's Greatest SuperFriends", "Challenge of the SuperFriends", "The All-New Super Friends Hour", and "Super Friends". Mark Harmon voiced Superman in "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths". Kyle MacLachlan also voiced the role in "Justice League: The New Frontier". Adam Baldwin voiced the character in "Superman/Doomsday". Nolan North voiced the role in "Young Justice". Yuri Lowenthal voiced the character in "Legion of Super Heroes". Roger Rose provided the voice in "Batman: The Brave and the Bold". James Denton recently lent his vocal talents to the character in "All-Star Superman". Christopher McDonald voiced the older Superman in "Batman Beyond". Michael Daingerfield voice the man of steel in "Krypto the Superdog". Beau Weaver voiced Superman in the 1988 cartoon "Superman". Bob Hastings voiced Superboy in "The Batman/Superman Hour", "The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure", and "The New Adventures of Superman".
CHARACTER OF THE WEEK
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