Kirk Alyn (b. October 8, 1910 – d.March 14, 1999) became the first actor to portray Superman/Clark Kent in a live action film in two 15 chapter Columbia serials entitled Superman and Atom Man vs. Superman. In 1952 he portrayed Blackhawk in another 15 chapter serial entitled Blackhawk: Fearless Champion of Freedom. In 1978, he made a cameo appearance as Lois Lane's father Samuel Lane in Superman.

Pictured: Kirk Alyn as Superman from Superman


Work History

Acting Credits

Superman 1948-1948 Superman
     "Superman Comes To Earth" January 5, 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Depths Of The Earth" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "The Reducer Ray" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Man Of Steel" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "A Job For Superman" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Superman In Danger" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Into The Electric Furnace" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Superman To The Rescue" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Irresistible Force" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Between Two Fires" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Superman's Dilemma" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Blast In The Depths" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Hurled To Destruction" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Superman At Bay" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
     "The Payoff" 1948 Superman/Clark Kent
Atom Man vs. Superman 1950-1950 Superman
     "Superman Flies Again" July 20, 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Atom Man Appears" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Ablaze In The Sky" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Superman Meets Atom Man" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Atom Man Tricks Superman" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Atom Man's Challenge" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "At The Mercy Of Atom Man" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Into The Empty Doom" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Superman Crashes Through" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Atom Man's Heat Ray" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Luthor's Strategy" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Atom Man Strikes" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Atom Man's Flying Saucers" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Rocket Of Vengeance" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
     "Superman Saves The Universe" 1950 Superman/Clark Kent
Blackhawk 1952-1952 Blackhawk
     "Distress Call from Space" July 24, 1952 Blackhawk
     "Blackhawk Traps a Traitor" 1952 Blackhawk
     "In the Enemy's Hideout" 1952 Blackhawk
     "The Iron Monster" 1952 Blackhawk
     "Human Targets" 1952 Blackhawk
     "Blackhawk's Leap for Life" 1952 Blackhawk
     "Mystery Fuel" 1952 Blackhawk
     "Blasted from the Sky" 1952 Blackhawk
     "Blackhawk Tempts Fate" 1952 Blackhawk
     "Chase for Element X" 1952 Blackhawk
     "Forced Down" 1952 Blackhawk
     "Drums of Doom" 1952 Blackhawk
     "Blackhawk's Daring Plan" 1952 Blackhawk
     "Blackhawk's Wild Ride" 1952 Blackhawk
     "The Leader Unmasked" 1952 Blackhawk
Superman December 10, 1978 Sam Lane

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