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Tom Welling Fans. 71K likes. Welcome to the unofficial Tom Welling fanpage. Tom Welling Web is your best online source for everything Tom Welling. Here. Tom Welling Played Superman's alter ego in the tv series Smallville from He did get the chance to meet two previous Superman actors: Christopher Reeve. Thomas John Patrick Welling is an American actor, director, producer, and model best known for his role as Clark Kent in The WB/CW superhero series.
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Welling played baseball and soccer, but his favorite sport is basketball. Welling has said that he did not like modelling and that he was not good at it because it was all on the outside or from an external point of view.
He pursued acting because he wanted to express a range of emotions,  but Welling still models occasionally and appeared in the May issue of Voguethe so-called Superhero Issue. Welling was originally signed for three episodes; after receiving enthusiastic fan reviews, the producers kept him for three more.
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In an interview with a teen magazine, Welling spoke about the day he auditioned for the role: I called and got him on the phone and he said, 'Can you hold on a second? In fact, he said, he continues to not read Superman comics: We're doing something different at a time before all that, I don't want that to affect what I'm doing, even subconsciously.
Christopher Reevewho appeared in season 2: Comic book artist Alex Ross even did two sketches of Welling as the " Man of Steel " to see what the actor would look like in the famous costume. He plays Marcus Pierce, a police lieutenant at the precinct who is actually the immortal Cainthe first murderer, cursed by God to walk the Earth for eternity.
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That was the number one draw for me. Then, after reading the script, I really liked this character, Charlie.
I liked what he went through, what he had to go through, and I felt I understood where he was coming from. When Smallville aired in Septemberit became the most watched pilot on theWB with 8.
As the series progresses, Tom becomes more and more involved in the production process which leaded him to direct episodes. His directing debut was in April with episode 5. He also directed 6. In summerit was announced he joined the staff of executive producers as co-executive producer.
One year later, he became a full executive producer. During his Smallville, Tom received various awards and nominations. In season five, the cast celebrated the filming of the th episode of Smallville which was episode 5. The series hit the th episode mark with episode Smallville is the longest-running sci-fi US television series.
Tom helped to define Clark Kent for a new generation of Superman fans. While being on Smallville, Tom also wanted to pursue his movie career. After this comedy movie was well received at the box office, a sequel was planned. Tom played the male leading role named Nick Castle. The movie focused on the assassination of John F. The movie was featured on several movie festivals.