Superman actors: Men of Steel

It has been <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/13/showbiz/movies/superman-legacy/index.html'>75 years since Superman first appeared</a> in the inaugural issue of "Action Comics." Since his inception, the Man of Steel has appeared in various films and TV series. (Warner Bros. and DC Comics, the publisher of "Superman" titles, are both units of Time Warner, CNN's parent company.) Click through the gallery to see some of the actors who have taken on the iconic role of Superman and his Clark Kent alter ego.

It has been 75 years since Superman first appeared in the inaugural issue of "Action Comics." Since his inception, the Man of Steel has appeared in various films and TV series. (Warner Bros. and DC Comics, the publisher of "Superman" titles, are both units of Time Warner, CNN's parent company.) Click through the gallery to see some of the actors who have taken on the iconic role of Superman and his Clark Kent alter ego.