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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.

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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.

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