Tom welling and kristen kreuk dating
While he certainly has the acting chops to take on DC's original superhero, he also had the looks.
Welling was toned and easily had the physical stature to portray the Boy of Steel, but he also has that "boy next door" look the producers were going for.
During the show, his look changed slowly over the seasons to accommodate his perceived aging, but he maintained his youthful look with longer hair than we are used to seeing in the character.
Since his time on the series, Welling has embraced a more dapper look more appropriate to his actual age.
Like her cousin, she had the standard set of superpowers, but unlike Clark, she could fly.
This was a bit of a lark since the producers initially promised Clark wouldn't fly but had no problem letting his cousin take to the skies.
She was brought into the sixth season and made additional appearances throughout seasons seven and eight, but wasn't a primary character throughout the later seasons of the series.
Much of Mack's acting career existed prior to her casting on the series and while she has appeared in a few roles since the ending of verse, but back when Justin Hartley was cast to play the character of the Green Arrow in season six, most viewers probably weren't familiar with the character.Lang was the "girl next door" and the ideal love interest for Clark Kent, who couldn't get close to her without getting sick thanks to a pendant she wore made of Kryptonite.Kreuk's obvious beauty made her an easy choice for the character, but that isn't to say the actress isn't incredibly talented to boot. This may have been due to the way the show was presented: Superman before he was Superman.This allowed for the series to explore the many characters who graced the screen every week.