How well do you know your screen Supermen?

Henry Cavill is the 7th actor to play Superman Credit: Legendary Films/Warner Bros

1- Kirk Alyn played the original live action Superman in the black andwhite serials made in 1948 and 1950.

2- George Reeves played Superman in the 1951film "Superman and the Molemen" as well as the TV series "TheAdventures of Superman" from 1952 to 1958.

3- Christopher Reeve played Superman in four films made in 1978, 1980, 1983, and 1987.

4- Dean Cain played Superman on the TV series "Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" from 1993 to 1997.

5 -Tom Welling played just Clark Kent on the TV series "Smallville" from 2001 to 2011.

6- Brandon Routh played Superman in the movie "Superman Returns" in 2006.

7- Henry Cavill is the first non American to play the superhero.


Stars at Superman premiere

The British premiere of the new Superman prequel, Man of Steel, will take place in Leicester Square last night. The star, and the first non-American superman, is Henry Cavill, from Buckinghamshire.