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  • Superman Turns 75

    Kirk Alyn brought the superhero to life for the first time on the big screen in 1948's "Superman."
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  • Superman 75th Anniversary

    George Reeves (center, circa 1951) took on the role for "The Adventures of Superman," which ran for six seasons.
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  • Superman 75th Anniversary

    In 1978, Christopher Reeve put on the red cape for "Superman," and reprised the role for "Superman II," "Superman III," and "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace."
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  • Superman Turns 75

    For four seasons, Dean Cain (here, in 1993) starred alongside Teri Hatcher in "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman."
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  • Superman Turns 75

    Tom Welling played Clark Kent, the civilian who morphed into Superman, for ten seasons on the TV series "Smallville."
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  • Superman Turns 75

    Brandon Routh has said that he owes his entire career to his turn as the Man of Steel in the 2006 film, "Superman Returns": "It has put me where I am today."
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  • Superman Through the Years: Man of Steel Turns 75

    This summer, Henry Cavill will tackle the part of Superman in the blockbuster, "Man of Steel."
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