The series introduced the world to stars Tom Welling (who played Clark Kent), Kristin Kreuk (who played Lana Lang), Michael Rosenbaum (who played Lex Luthor), and Allison Mack (who played Chloe Sullivan).
And it also served as early exposure for guest stars Amy Adams, Ian Somerhalder, Lizzy Caplan, Cory Monteith, Cobie Smulders, and Tyler Posey.
But Welling’s job was made infinitely harder by the fact that it was also his first of that magnitude. ---here is the part: ' Kreuk isn't so sure about that. I kind of feel like I can relate b/c I'm shy and I think being shy can come off as snobbish b/c you don't say anything so people just think you dont want to, but its really b/c you don't know what to say(shyness)... He served as the executive producer of the TV series Hellcats which focused on the lives of college cheerleaders and starred Ashley Tisdale and appeared as a Secret Service agent in the film Parkland which was released earlier this year.Over the course of its 10-year run, Smallville — The WB, and later The CW, drama about a young Clark Kent — produced more than 200 emotion- and action-packed episodes.