One of today's biggest television stars, Hellcats executive producer Tom Welling is best known for his award-winning portrayal of Clark Kent on the hit show Smallville. Wrapping its tenth and final season, Welling is not only starring as the heroic man of legend, he is also working as an executive producer and director on the series.
Welling made his feature film debut opposite Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt in the comedy Cheaper by the Dozen. He was also seen in the sequel, Cheaper by the Dozen 2, and the film The Fog.
A native of Michigan, Welling moved to Los Angeles shortly after high school and received his first break on the drama Judging Amy. Shortly after this, Welling was cast in the lead role on Smallville. In his first season, Welling was named one of People magazine's "Breakthrough Stars" and he has received various other awards and nominations, including four Saturn Award nominations for "Best Actor in a Television Series" and three Teen Choice Award nominations. He won his first Teen Choice Award in 2001 and returned as the fan favorite this past year for Choice TV Male Breakout Star.