Eben Kent
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Eben Kent
Aliases: Pa Kent
Continuity: The Adventures of Superman
Gender: Male
Notability: Minor character
Location: Kent farm
Relatives: Sarah Kent [1]
Clark Kent [2]
Status: Deceased
First: "Superman on Earth"
Actor: Tom Fadden

Eben Kent is a fictional elderly man and a minor character featured in the 1950s syndicated superhero-action series The Adventures of Superman. Played by actor Tom Fadden, he appeared in the premiere episode of the series, "Superman on Earth".

Biography Edit

While Eben was out on a car trip with his wife one day, they came across an alien rocket. Hearing screams of a baby inside, Eben put himself in risk, to get the baby out of the burning rocket. Eben and his wife decided to raise the boy as their own.

For the next twenty-five years, the Kents were a happy family, until Eben's heart finally gave out and he passed away. [3]

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • The character of Eben Kent was created by director Tommy Carr and writer Richard Fielding based on concepts originally developed by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster.

See also Edit

Adventures of Superman


Lois & Clark


Superman (1988)

Superman: The Animated Series

External Links Edit

References Edit

  1. Wife, deceased.
  2. Adoptive son; also known as Superman.
  3. DC Database Wiki; Eben Kent; Biography.