Community Post: 20 Famous Actors You Didn’t Know Were On “Smallville”

1. Lizzy Caplan

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Caplan played Tina Greer on 2 episodes. She used to hang around Lana all the time and Lana would be like, “Why are you so obsessed with me?” And then she went crazy.

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MEAN GIRLS! She’s also in a bunch of other movies and is starring in a new show on Showtime.

2. Jesse Metcalfe

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Metcalfe played Van McNulty. His father was actually killed by Lizzy Caplan’s character… #awkward

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JOHN TUCKER MUST DIE! Among other things such as Dallas, Desperate Housewives, etc.

3. Jonathan Taylor Thomas

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JTT played a metahuman who could split himself into two. He used this awesome ability to date both Chloe and Lana at the same time. #baller

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HOME IMPROVEMENT. Along with being a 90’s heart throb <3

4. Brian Austin Green

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B.A.G. played Metallo. He was a Daily Planet reporter that was experimented on by Zod and now has a kryptonite heart. Yikes.

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BEVERLY HILLS 90210. He’s also Mr. Megan Fox.

5. Tori Spelling

Spelling played a gossip columnist who always had the inside scoop… because she could transform into water and eavesdrop on conversations.

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6. Evangeline Lilly

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Lilly played Wade’s girlfriend (pretty much an extra). Not even sure if she was credited in the episodes…

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7. Lucas Grabeel

Grabeel played Superboy! There was no singing and dancing involved…

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8. Alan Ritchson

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Ritchson played Aquaman in several episodes.

You’re about to know him from…

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CATCHING FIRE. He will be playing Gloss, the tribute from District one in the new Hunger Games movie.

9. Ian Somerhalder

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Somerhalder played Adam Knight (an obvious ode to Batman) on several episodes. He was dating Lana until she started uncovering his secrets such as him spying on Clark… him working with the Luthors… oh, and him being DEAD.

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10. Paul Wesley

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Wesley played Lucas Luthor — Lex’s half brother and Lionel’s illegitimate son.

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11. Jane Seymour

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Seymour played Genevieve Teague, mother of Jason (who dated Lana after meeting in Paris) and member of Veritas.

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WEDDING CRASHERS. (Yes, I chose this as opposed to the TV show she starred in 1993-1998, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. She was also in an episode of How I Met Your Mother.)

12. Miranda Cosgrove

No, you are not crazy. That is NOT Miranda Cosgrove. However, she did provide the voice! She was the voice Lana Lang, age 5, in the pilot.

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13. Amy Adams

Adams played Jodi Melville. She was obsessed with becoming skinny and her meteor power gave her a super fast metabolism.

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EVERYTHING. The list goes on and on but some of my favorites are Enchanted, Catch Me If You Can, The Master, Man of Steel, The Fighter, The Muppets, etc.

14. Adam Brody

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Brody played Justin Gaines, a cartoonist who was hit by a car and lost the ability of his hand. The meteor shower gave him the power of telekinesis and he used it to woo Chloe and murder Principal Kwan.

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15. Carrie Fisher

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Fisher played Pauline Kahn, former Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Planet (and who gave Chloe a job!).

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16. Christina Milian

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Milian played a movie star that was filming a movie in Smallville. Obviously, Clark saved her life.

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THE RADIO. Milian is a singer who became famous in 2001. She is now a contestant on Dancing With The Stars and was the Social Media Correspondent for the Voice.

17. Eva Marcille

Marcille (formerly Pigford) participated in a beauty pageant against Kara (aka Supergirl). She was not happy about the competition…

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AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL. She won season 3!

18. Bow Wow

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Bow Wow played Baern, an escapee from the Phantom Zone!

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19. Chris Carmack

Carmack played a Met U football player trying to recruit Clark to attend college there and join the team. He was also a meteor freak.

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NASHVILLE (which he is awesome in).

20. Lee Thompson Young

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Young played Cyborg, member of the Justice League.

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RIZZOLI AND ISLES. You may also recognize him from the Famous Jet Jackson. At the young age of 29, Young tragically took his own life. May he rest in peace!

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