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Who would have thought that a werewolf would make such a good Superman? Teen Wolf's Tyler Hoechlin first donned the red cape in series two of TV's Supergirl ...

Of course, Christopher Reeve's turn in the iconic blue, red and yellow costume casts such a shadow over the other names on this list that each subsequent ...

And of course, there's our latest big-screen iteration of Superman to discuss ā€“ Henry Cavill. He was originally set to play Superman in McG's 2004 film ...

... a long time after Supergirl got denied a sequel and shortly before Reeve's accident put a halt to any further films from the Salkind's main Superman ...

From Kirk Alyn and George Reeves to Henry Cavill and Christopher Reeve, meet the men who have brought Superman to the screen.

Men of Steel: 10 Actors Who Have Played Superman



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Superman Actors: 1948, 1951, 1978, 1988, 1989, 1993, 2001, 2006, 2013

Henry Cavill: The first Brit to play the very American character in man of Steel, Henry has brought a steely beefiness to the role which we hadn't quite ...

The Many Actors Who Have Played Superman

Is There Really a Superman Curse, and Can Henry Cavill Break It? Vertical Dek: Superstition has it that playing the Man of Steel is a career killer.

John Haymes Newton made his on-screen debut as the title character in the late

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Every Actor Who's Ever Played Superman

Christopher Reeve is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Actors Who

Men of Steel: The Actors Who Played Superman


Nicolas Cage tries on the Superman costume for Tim Burton's aborted film

Repainting Mattel's 12" Superman as played by Henry Cavill

... actors who have portrayed Superman over the years, how old they were when they first started, and what age they were when they finished up in the role.

Matt Bomer nearly played Superman before project fell apart (Image: WENN)

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Superman of DCTV's is set to debut in Super Girl Season 2 this September 2016.

... Superman saw a unique interpretation with Smallville, which premiered in Fall of 2001. The series followed a young Clark Kent, played by Tom Welling, ...

Superman played by Brandon Routh

Brandon Routh appears in a scene from the movie "Superman Returns."

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Kidder recalled annoying Reeve, with whom she is pictured in 'Superman II',

Perhaps the most famous Superman, Christopher Reeve first appeared as Clark Kent and his alter

Zack Snyder Hopeful for Another Solo Superman Movie


Calling the actor a "skinny little kid" when they met for his audition,

Ranking all 8 Superman movies from worst to best

The 10 actors who've played Superman

Last week, a good and true person on Reddit imagined what Game of Thrones would be like if every character were played by standalone thespian Nicolas Cage, ...

Lois Lane (played by Noel Neill) and 'our' Superman George Reeves

American star Christopher Reeve, who fronted four Superman films, starting with the 1978 classic, is the most iconic actor to have played this character.

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Who killed Superman? The sinister true story behind the death of George Reeves

George Reeves started playing Superman in 1951 with the debut of Superman and the Mole-

Superman (played by Christopher Reeve)

Superman, played by Taylor Lautner.

Brandon Routh: A complete unknown before being cast in Bryan Singer's underwhelming resurrection of the superhero in 2006's Superman Returns.

Years before becoming Hollywood stars, Jason Momoa, left, and Brandon Routh played soccer together at Norwalk High School. (Photo: Register archives/Special ...

In this photo we see Superman played by Tyler Hoechlin together with newly minted TV Lois Lane played by Elizabeth Tulloch. Of course this would be placed ...

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Confidence is Key

... time with the doomed planet Krypton, as well as more of the inspiring score and the heroic exploits of the Man of Steel, played by Christopher Reeve.


Who's the best Superman of all time? Ranking all 10 live-action Men of Steel

Dean Cain: The hunky actor brought Superman right into the 90s, playing Clark Kent for 87 episodes of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman from ...

Green Lantern, The Flash, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Aquaman, as

The big ā€œSā€ on Superman's chest might as well be a big question mark at this point.

Superman, played by American actor Christopher Reeve (1952 - 2004), holds a

Christopher Reeve and Margot Kidder in |Superman IV : The Quest For Peace.

Superman Curse that has struck the actors who played the hero - and the co-stars who couldn't escape it

Played by: Tyler Hoechlin

'Supergirl': Why Tom Welling Should Have Played Superman

Superman played by Henry Cavill in Man of Steel.

After this, Superman returned to television in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, played by Dean Cain.

I'm talking about which actor has portrayed him the best? (I'm not including comics and novels featuring Superman, just because interpretations are too ...

Margot Kidder and Christopher Reeve kiss in Superman II.

Christopher Reeve played Superman in Richard Donner's 1978 film. Larry Tye has written a new biography of the Man of Steel. Anonymous/AP hide caption

After months of rumors and speculation Warner Bros. made an official announcement at the San Diego Comic-Con ā€” a Batman/Superman movie is coming in 2015!

After joining The CW/DC family, Supergirl is bringing her someone from her own family to show. The network has announced that Tyler Hoechlin, ...

Superman Is Gonna Be In Season 2 Of 'SUPERGIRL', Should Only Be Played By Brandon Routh

Since then, the character has become a pop culture icon and has been played by a small group of lucky actors. #Superman80pic.twitter.com/Ob8N6l4zVm

The DC Film Universe has lost the "Man of Steel". The actor Henry Cavill, who played the character of Superman for three films, was divorced by Warner Bros, ...

Marvel Studios directors Joe and Anthony Russo admit that it's tricky to translate Superman into the screen. The superhero has been played by Henry Cavill ...

Dean Cain played Superman in the ’90s, spending four years on

THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN, George Reeves, 1951-57

The End?: Cavill could have played Superman for the last time

SHAZAM Superman Cameo NOT Played by Henry Cavill

He's shown up in quite a few animated projects, though, from Superman: The Animated Series to Legion of Super-Heroes to the standalone Cartoon Network ...

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Every Actor Who's Ever Played Superman

The Flash played by Ezra Miller

The Witcher Netflix Series to Star Cinematic Superman Henry Cavill as Geralt

But one of the buzziest aspects of season two is the arrival of Superman, played by Teen Wolf's Tyler Hoechlin.

Margot Kidder, 'Superman' Actress, Dies at 69

Nicolas Cage finally plays Superman in 'Teen Titans GO!' and had a 'terrific' time

The Batman vs Superman character Batman will be played by Affleck and his alter ego Bruce Wayne, while the role of Superman will be portrayed by Cavill and ...

Superman: Michael B. Jordan Reportedly Among Actors Being Considered to Replace Henry Cavill

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Superman (Clark Kent) is played by Henry

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A small-screen Superman, Tom Welling played the famed character for 10 years.

We're starting this off with a normal picture of Henry Cavill as Superman from "Batman V Superman," just so you have a point of reference for how horrifying ...

"Truth, Justice, American way": Superman, played by Henry Cavill, is taken into military custody in "Man of Steel." The movie is scheduled to fly into ...