April 26, 1977 (46)
Tom Welling is an American actor, director, and producer, best known for his role as Clark Kent in the television series “Smallville.”
Welling’s career took a significant turn when he landed the role of Clark Kent in “Smallville,” a series that explored the early years of Superman. This role not only brought him into the limelight but also allowed him to delve into directing and producing. Beyond “Smallville,” Welling has appeared in films such as “Cheaper by the Dozen,” “Cheaper by the Dozen 2,” and “The Fog.”
Collaboration has been a key aspect of Welling’s career. He has worked with a variety of notable figures in the entertainment industry. These collaborations include working with actors like Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt in “Cheaper by the Dozen,” Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher in “The Guardian,” and John Schneider and Annette O’Toole in “Smallville.” His work with directors like McG in “Charlie’s Angels” and James Wong in “Final Destination.” further highlights his work. Additionally, Welling has shared the screen with Erica Durance, Michael Rosenbaum, and Allison Mack in “Smallville.”
Welling’s career has been recognized with several awards and nominations. He won the Teen Choice Award for Choice Breakout TV Star – Male for “Smallville” in 2002 and received multiple nominations for this role in subsequent years. His performance in “Smallville” also earned him nominations for the Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television.