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Tom Welling


Tom Welling is probably best known for playing Clark Kent on the hit television series Smallville (2001). He was born in Putnam Valley, New York, to Barbara and Thomas Welling, who is a retired executive for General Motors. He has a younger brother, Mark Welling, who is also an actor, and two older sisters. Both of his parents are of German descent. ... See full bio »

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Was in Angela Via's 2000 music video, "Picture Perfect"

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4 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

T. Welling

Height:

6' 2¾" (1.9 m)
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You know one of the things about going from modeling to acting is it's so much more fulfilling. With modeling, you get your picture taken, which is great, good for you, you know? But in acting, you're able to reach in and show a little bit more of yourself. See more »

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His parents are both of German descent. His great-grandfather, Bernard Heinrich Welling, was born c. 1852 in Lingen, Germany, to Johann Heinrich Welling and Euphemia Maria Maier. On his father's side, Tom is the grandson of Louis H. Welling and Leora M. Poelker. On his mother's side, Tom is the grandson of Joseph W. Meitz. See more »

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