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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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 2016 The Choice (completed)
Dr. Ryan McCarthy
 2015 The Flash (TV Series)
Clark Kent / Superman
- Legends of Today (2015) ... Clark Kent / Superman (rumored)
 2001-2011 Smallville (TV Series)
Clark Kent / Bizarro / Clark Luthor / ...
- Finale (2011) ... Clark Kent / Superman
- Prophecy (2011) ... Clark Kent
- Dominion (2011) ... Clark Kent
- Booster (2011) ... Clark Kent
- Kent (2011) ... Clark Kent / Clark Luthor
 2001 Undeclared (TV Series)
- Prototype (2001) ... Tom
 2001 Special Unit 2 (TV Series)
Male Victim
- The Depths (2001) ... Male Victim
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Other Works:

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


6' 2¾" (1.9 m)

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[on why he dislikes interviews] I don't want to be a celebrity for the sake of being a celebrity. I wanna work and then go home and live in private. See more »


In baseball, Tom Welling played a short stop and pitcher. See more »

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