Tom Welling was born in Ohio and is of Irish descent. He is of British descent as well. Tom was raised in California. Tom attended the University of Southern California, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in science. Tom has appeared in films or TV series that include such famed actors as Edward Herrmann, Richard Belkin, Ben Kingsley, and Jack Nicholson.
Tom was cast as Superman in the early seventies but was asked to tone it down because of the vocal abuse he received from crowds. He decided to try out for the starring role of the iconic character of Superman in the following episode of Super Friends, which was to be aired in November. Tom Welling did his acting and voice work so well that he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. In November, he will be seen by us as the dark, brooding villain of the Super Friends series, Lucifer.
Tom Welling Measurements
|33 in / 84 cm
|6 ft 3 in / 190 cm
|179 lb / 81 kg
Tom was also a member of the California Model Search Team. Tom was featured on the covers of many different adult magazines and has been modeling for various years. Tom was also a member of the squad which formed the popular modeling agency, CFDA. Tom was featured on the cover of every single issue of CFDA which was the most popular agency for its representation of Californian models. Tom was also a judge from the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars, which is one of the most popular reality shows in America.
Tom was married to actress Nicole Kidman for fifteen years. They had two children, Paxson and Pollie. Tom was married to Kimberly Champlin for the last seven years. She played the role of Superman’s sidekick, Chloe Sullivan on Smallville. Tom was a producer and writer for the series.
Tom was a guest writer for the pilot episode of the highly talked about series Smallville. He also produced the second season, which was well liked by fans and critics alike. The third season of Smallville will premiere on September 21st. Tom is currently executive producing the fourth season of the show.
Tom Welling will be appearing in a couple of the episodes of the series Smallville. A fan was able to catch up with Tom as he was getting ready for filming. Tom Welling says he is super excited about the role of Lucifer. He says he will definitely be playing the bad guy, but you have to see it for yourself.