Thomas J. Welling is an American actor, director, producer, and model best known for his role as Clark Kent in The WB/The CW superhero drama Smallville. He also co-starred in the third season of Fox fantasy comedy-drama Lucifer as Lt. Marcus Pierce.
Thomas John Patrick Welling was born in Putnam Valley, New York in April 1977. He is best known for playing Clark Kent on the television show Smallville. He acted in plays in high school and played baseball, soccer, and basketball. He started modeling for the Louisa Modeling Agency in 1998 before moving to Los Angeles. In L.A. Welling modeled for Abercrombie & Fitch, Calvin Klein, and Tommy Hilfiger. In 2000 he was featured in a music video by Angela Via. He auditioned for a part on the show Friends but was not chosen. He played a karate teacher on the CBS show Judging Amy in 2001. He won a nationwide search to play Clark Kent on The WB series Smallville which aired from 2001 to 2011. In 2002 Tom won a Teen Choice Award for Choice Breakout Star and another in 2009 for Choice TV Actor. Welling has appeared in the movies Cheaper by the Dozen, Cheaper by the Dozen 2, and Draft Day. He co-executive produced the ninth season of Smallville and executive producer the 10th season. He also directed seven episodes of the show from 2006 to 2011.
Tom Welling is an American actor, director, producer, and model who has a net worth of $14 million.