Superman Through The Years

Above: The actors who have slipped on the iconic Superman costume
Above: The actors who have slipped on the iconic Superman costume

Henry Cavill may be stepping into the iconic red and blue suit, but the character of Clark Kent/Superman has been around for a long time. In celebration of the new Man of Steel film (opening today in theatres across the country) we take a look back at the actors who have taken on the role of one of the most beloved comic book characters of all time.

Kirk Alyn
Superman (1948) and Atom Man Vs. Superman (1950)

Kirk Alyn was the first actor to play Superman on the big screen. The American actor portrayed the iconic comic book superhero in two movies in 1948 and 1950.

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Christopher Turner

Christopher Turner

AmongMen’s Editor-in-Chief is a well-respected fashion and style writer whose works have appeared in Fashionism, Fashion Television, MSN, DesignLines, the Kaboose Network, the Disney Family Network and Sun Media. He also has a collection of designer kicks that would make Imelda Marcos blush and lives in Toronto’s trendy east end. Follow him at: @Turnstylin.

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