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Tom Welling

One of today's biggest breakout stars, Tom Welling started his acting career on the hit drama Smallville, playing a young Clark Kent struggling to accept his emerging superpowers.

Welling made his feature film debut opposite Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt in the 2003 comedy Cheaper by the Dozen and returned for the sequel, Cheaper by the Dozen 2, this past year. In addition, he starred in the film The Fog in October 2005.

Upon moving to Los Angeles, Welling received his first break when he was cast in a few episodes of Judging Amy.

Welling was named one of People magazine's Breakthrough Stars of 2001. He has also received various awards and nominations, including four nominations for Best Actor in a Television Series by the Saturn Awards, and three nominations for Teen Choice Awards. He won his first Teen Choice Award in 2001 for Choice TV Male Breakout Star.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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Tom Welling Facts

Birth NameThomas John Patrick Welling
BirthdayApril 26, 1977 (46)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height6' 4" (1m93)  How tall is Tom Welling compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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