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Annette O'Toole played Lana Lang, the girl Clark Kent left behind in his youth, in the big-screen feature "Superman III." Now Annette O'Toole takes her new place in the Superman saga playing Clark Kent's mother, Martha, in The CW's television series, "Smallville."

Born in Houston, Texas, Annette O'Toole started dancing at the early age of 3. At 13, her family moved to Los Angeles and Annette O'Toole began taking acting lessons. Her first big break came when she starred in the 1975 feature film
Annette O'Toole as Martha Kent on "Smallville"
Annette O'Toole as Martha Kent Smallville
"Smile" as a conniving beauty pageant contestant. Since then, Annette O'Toole has appeared on the big screen in "48 Hrs." playing Nick Nolte's character's girlfriend, the 1982 remake of "Cat People" directed by Paul Schrader, "Here on Earth" with Chris Klein and Leelee Sobieski, "One on One," "King of the Gypsies," "Cross My Heart" and "Love at Large."

Most recently, Annette O'Toole starred on the cable television series "The Huntress" and also has been a series regular on "Nash Bridges." Annette O'Toole has guest-starred on many series including "Law & Order," "Boy Meets World" and "Frasier."

Annette O'Toole was nominated for Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for her portrayal of Rose Kennedy in the television miniseries "The Kennedys of Massachusetts." Her numerous television movie credits include "The War Between the Tates" as a student involved with her professor; "Stand By Your Man," in which she showcased her singing voice playing country music legend Tammy Wynette; "Love for Rent," "A Girl of the Limberlost, "The Entertainer," "Stephen King's 'It'" and "Danielle Steel's 'Jewels.'"

Dividing her time between stage and screen, Annette O'Toole has performed in theater productions around the country, including a run in Los Angeles in "Vanities" and performances of "Yankee Wives" and "Sun Bearing Down" at The Globe Theater.

Currently living in Los Angeles, Annette O'Toole is married to actor Michael McKean ("Best in Show").



ANNETTE O'TOOLE: FACTS

How tall is Annette O'Toole? How old is Annette O'Toole? Where does Annette O'Toole live? Find out here.

Age: 62 years old
Birthday: April 1, 1952
Height: 5' 4"
Full Name / Real Name: Annette Toole
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Husband: Michael McKean
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