'Smallville' pays homage to iconic characters

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Man of Steel characters arrive in many different incarnations, but with familiar faces.

Dean Cain
• Starred as Superman and Clark Kent for four seasons on TV series “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.”
• Guest starred as Dr. Curtis Knox on “Smallville.”

Teri Hatcher
• Played Lois Lane for four seasons on “Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.”
• Will guest star in the final season of “Smallville” as Ella Lane, mother of Lois Lane.

Margot Kidder
• Played Lois Lane in the Richard Donner-directed feature film “Superman” and three sequels.
• Guest starred as Bridgette Crosby in two episodes of “Smallville.”

Marc McClure
• Played Jimmy Olsen in the Richard Donner-directed feature film “Superman” and three sequels; also co-starred in the “Supergirl” feature.
• Guest starred on “Smallville” as the scientist Dax-Ur.

Annette O’Toole
• Played Lana Lang in the “Superman III” feature.
• Stars as Martha Kent, Clark Kent’s adoptive mother, in “Smallville.”

Christopher Reeve
• Iconic star played Superman and Clark Kent in the Richard Donner-directed feature film “Superman” and three sequels.
• Guest starred as Dr. Virgil Swann in two episodes of “Smallville”

Terence Stamp
• Played General Zod in the Richard Donner-directed feature film “Superman,” as well as “Superman II.”
• Provides the voice of Jor-El on “Smallville.”

Helen Slater
• Played Kara Zor-El/Supergirl in the “Supergirl” feature.
• Guest starred as Lara-El on “Smallville.”

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