Kirk Alyn was born on October 8, 1910 and died on March 14, 1999. He is best known for portraying Superman in two movie serials, in 1948 and 1950. He also played the young Lois Lane's father on the train scene in SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE. He also played the starring role in another serial based on a comic book character, BLACKHAWK, in 1952.
The two Kirk Alyn Superman serials, SUPERMAN and ATOM MAN VS. SUPERMAN are collected in a DVD edition.
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