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The Cast Of "SMALLVILLE": Where Are They Now?

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Across ten seasons and 217 episodes Smallville followed Clark Kent (Tom Welling) in the fictional town of Smallville, Kansas, before he became the Man of Steel. But what did its cast get up to next? And where will you find them today? Join us as we explore...

Tom Welling (Clark Kent)
The only actor to appear in all 217 episodes, Tom Welling initially worked in construction before launching a successfully modeling career in 1998.In 2000, he made a successful transition to television with a recurring role as Rob "Karate Rob" Meltzer in the second season of the CBS legal drama Judging Amy.

Welling was nominated for and received several awards for his role as Clark Kent in Smallville, and during his time on the show he was also involved behind the camera as an executive producer and a director. His big-screen films include Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005), The Fog (2005), Draft Day (2014) and The Choice (2016).

Welling's next major TV role came in 2017 when he was cast to co-star in the third season of the fantasy series Lucifer. He played Marcus Pierce / Sinnerman, a police lieutenant at the precinct and the main antagonist of the season who is revealed to be the immortal Cain.

He returned to his Smallville role in 2019 for the Crisis On Infinite Earth story-arc in the TV series Batwoman, and you can next see Tom Welling as Vincent Corbo in the upcoming series Professionals, where he co-stars with Brendan Fraser

Allison Mack (Chloe Sullivan)
The role of Chloe Sullivan was created especially for Smallville (and was eventually introduced in DC Comics in 2010), and Alison Mack earned herself several awards and nominations for her portrayal of Chloe, including the Teen Choice Award for Best Sidekick in 2006 and 2007.

After leaving Smallville, Mack was cast in a recurring role in the the FX sitcom Wilfred, where she played Amanda, the love interest of Elijah Wood's lead character Ryan. Her most recent acting role came in 2015 when she played Julia in American Odyssey.

On April 20, 2018 Mack was arrested in Brooklyn by the FBI on charges of sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy, and forced labor conspiracy in relation to her role in the NXIVM organization. Mack pleaded guilty to racketeering charges in April 2019 and is awaiting sentencing.

Kristin Kreuk (Lana Lang)
Kristen Kreuk was the first actor to be cast on Smallville. She left her role of Clark Kent's high school crush Lana Lang after the seventh season, but returned for five episodes in season eight as a special guest star.

After leaving Smallville, Kreuk signed on for a multi-episode arc in season three of Chuck playing Hannah, a computer troubleshooter who joins the Buy More Nerd Herd after being laid off from her previous job. She later starred as Catherine Chandler-Keller in The CW sci-fi series Beauty & the Beast, which ran for 70 episodes between 2012–2016, and is currently to be seen as Joanna Hanley in the CBC legal drama series Burden of Truth.

Michael Rosenbaum (Lex Luthor)
Like Kristen Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum left Smallville after seven seasons, reprising his role of Lex Luthor for the series finale.

After Smallville, much of Rosenbaum's work has been in the video game industry, voicing various characters (inc The Flash in several DC cuperhero titles). He could be seen on the small screen as Dutch in the short-lived comedy series Breaking In, in 2015 starred as the lead character Buddy Dobbs in TV Land's Impastor, and a small role in 2017s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as Martinex.

Since 2018, Michael Rosenbaum has hosted a casual celebrity interview-based podcast called Inside of You. His first guest was his Smallville co-star Tom Welling.

John Glover (Lionel Luthor)
The patriarch of the Luthor family, John Clover is well known for a range of villainous roles in films and television. Prior to Smallville you may have seen Glover in Scrooged, Payback, Gremlins 2 and Batman & Robin, to name just a few of the more well known films he has appeared in. After Smallville, Glover had a variety of guest roles on many TV shows, including Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Brothers & Sisters, Heroes, Medium, The Blacklist and Agent Carter. In 2019, Glover starred as Mr. Sivana in Shazam!

Erica Durance (Lois Lane)
After playing Lois Lane on 141 episodes of Smallville, Erica Durance went on to spend the next five years, from 2012-17, as Dr. Alex Reid in Saving Hope. She then had a recurring role on the Supergirl TV Series as Alura Zor-El, before joining her Smallville co-star Tom Welling in reprising her role for The CW's Crisis On Infinite Earths storyline. Durance's most recent role was in the 2019 TV movie, Christmas Stars.

Annette O'Toole (Martha Kent) & John Schneider (Jonathan Kent)
Having previously played Lana Lang in Superman III, Annette O'Toole was no stranger to Smallville. As Clark's adoptive mother, Martha Kent, she left the series in season six with one of her first post-Smallville appearances being as a backing singer for Spinal Tap at the 2007 Live Earth concert (she is married to Tap member and all round comedy god Michael McKean). O’Toole has had a variety of TV guest star roles in the year's since, including Grey's Anatomy, The Finder, The Punisher, and is currently playing the role of Hope McCrea in the Netflix series Virgin River.

John Schneider was well known as Bo Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard before being cast as Clarks' adoptive father, Jonathan Kent. He was written out of the show in the series' 100th episode and has appeared in dozens of other high-profile TV shows since, including Nip/Tuck, Glee, Desperate Housewives, 90210, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and since 2013 has starred as James "Jim" Cryer in the crime drama/soap opera The Haves and the Have Nots.

Justin Hartley (Oliver Queen)
Justin Hartley was a recurring guest in the sixth and seventh seasons of Smallville, before his character of Oliver Queen/Green Arrow became a series regular in season eight. Since Smallville ended, Hartley has played Adam Newman on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, appearing in 178 episodes between 2014–2016 and earning an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Hartley also appeared in the recurring role of Patrick Osbourne in the third season of the television series Revenge. Since 2016, Hartley has starred in the NBC drama series This Is Us, for which he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Sam Jones III (Pete Ross)
Sam Jones IIIs character of Pete Ross was written out of Smallville at the end of season three (but made a guest appearance in season seven). Since his exit Jones has had recurring roles as Craig Shilo on Blue Mountain State, and Chaz Pratt on ER. He also starred as Willie Worsley in the 2006 film Glory Road. A break from acting occured when Jones was convicted of conspiracy to possess illegal drugs with the intent to distribute and was sentenced to 366 days in federal prison and three years' probation. He was released on October 12, 2012 after serving 10 months, and has since returned to acting, most recently appearing in the 2018 indie horror film, All Light Will End.

Aaron Ashmore (Jimmy Olsen)
A recurring guest in season six, Aaron Ashmore (not to be confused with his identical twin brother of actor Shawn Ashmore) became a regular cast member for season's seven and eight before being killed off, and the revelation that he was not the real Jimmy Olson, rather his big-brother 'Henry James Olson'. Ashmore then returned for the series finale as the real, younger Jimmy. Since then Ashmore has played Steve Jinks on Warehouse 13 and Johnny Jaqobis on the Canadian television series Killjoys. His most recent TV appearance is as Duncan Locke in the Netflix series Locke & Key.

Laura Vandervoort (Kara)
Joining the cast at the end of the sixth season as Clark's Kryptonian cousin Kara, Laura Vandervort left Smallville to join the cast of the 2009-2011 reboot of V, where she played Lisa. In 2014 she landed the leading role of Elena Michaels in the TV adaptation of the Kelley Armstrong novel Bitten. In 2016, Vandervoort appeared as the supervillain Indigo/Brainiac 8 in three episodes of the first season of Supergirl, and most recently she has appeared in the Netflix adaptation of the Jonathan Maberry book series V Wars, which premiered on December 5, 2019.

And that's what the cast of Smallville have been up to since the show ended. Now, how about a full ten season rewatch? Anyone?

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