Metropolis has been home to a ton of big stars over the years.

With "Man of Steel" hitting theaters this weekend, we're checking in some of the other actors and actresses to play Superman, his allies and enemies through the years -- from the 1978 movie to TV shows like "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" and "Smallville."

Sadly, larger than life stars like George Reeves, Christopher Reeve and Marlon Brando are no longer with us ... but many who worked alongside the superhero are still around and working today.

Check out the gallery above to see what the many Lois Lanes, Jimmy Olsens, General Zods and Lex Luthors have aged through the years.

And see Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon and more join the Superman family this weekend in "Man of Steel" -- check out our review here!


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