The iconic Kryptonian superhero Superman was the collaborative brainchild of teenagers Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1933, first gracing the pages of DC Comics in 1938. Since that time, every little boy has envisioned himself at some point as the Man of Steel – most likely dressing up as him for Halloween until they were teenagers.
Unfortunately, not every little boy can grow up to slip on the red cape and blue tights. To date, only sixteen actors have been lucky enough to get paid to pretend to be Superman, on either the big or small screen throughout Hollywood’s short history.
We’re going to take a look at all 16 Actors Who have Portrayed Superman and their impact, if any, on the cinematic history of the character.