Tom Welling Biography
Birthday: April 26, 1977 (Taurus)
Born In: Putnam Valley, New York, United States
Tom Welling has emerged as one of Hollywood’s most promising young actors of his generation. After his claim to fame role as ‘Clark Kent’ in the television series ‘Smallville’, he was referred to as ‘TV lands newest heartthrob’. Initially a manual construction worker, Tom was discovered by a modelling agent at a party, after which he modelled for Tommy Hilfiger, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Calvin Klein. After a brief modelling stint, he realised that it was not a source of permanent income and moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. Subsequently, he attended numerous auditions and screen tests, and acted in a series of TV commercials including ‘Verizon’, ‘7 UP’ and ‘T.J. Maxx’. After an audition, he bagged a role in ‘Judging Amy’, a role that helped him establish himself as a television actor. He also appeared in the movie ‘The Fog’ and television sitcoms ‘Special Unit 2’ and Undeclared’. He made his first feature film appearance as the handsome son of Steve Martin in the American comedy film ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ and also appeared in the sequel ‘Cheaper by the Dozen 2’.