Pete Ross (Sam Jones III, Smallville)
CW execs have been pretty smart about diversifying its shows for the most part and when a new series about the early days of Superman kicked off, his best friend was no longer a blonde, blue-eyed character and was instead played by Jones.
Pete’s never been an especially popular Superman supporting character so few cared about the swap. And Jones was likable enough in the role. And it did help him catch the eye of Karissa Shannon for a while so it worked out pretty well for him. Gotta say Pete is a true boss for that one.