Biography

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George Reeves (January 5, 1914 – June 16, 1959) was an American actor best known for his role as Superman in the 1950s television program Adventures of Superman.

His death at age 45 from a gunshot remains a polarizing issue. The official finding was suicide, but some believe he was murdered or the victim of an accidental shooting.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

George Reeves (January 5, 1914 – June 16, 1959) was an American actor best known for his role as Superman in the 1950s television program Adventures of Superman.

His death at age 45 from a gunshot remains a polarizing issue. The official finding was suicide, but some believe he was murdered or the victim of an accidental shooting.

Description above from the Wikipedia article George Reeves, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 65

Birthday 1914-01-05

Day of Death 1959-06-16

Place of Birth Woolstock, Iowa, USA

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Also Known As

  • George Keefer Brewer
  • George Bessolo

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2010 Waiting for "Superman" as Superman (archive footage)
2006 Look, Up in the Sky: The Amazing Story of Superman as Himself (archive footage)
1956 Westward Ho, The Wagons! as James Stephen
1954 Forever Female as George Courtland IV
1954 Stamp Day for Superman as Superman / Clark Kent
1953 From Here to Eternity as Sgt. Maylon Stark (uncredited)
1953 The Blue Gardenia as Police Capt. Sam Haynes
1952 Adventures of Superman (104 episodes) as Superman (1 episode)
1952 Bugles in the Afternoon as Lt. Smith
1952 Rancho Notorious as Wilson
1951 Superman and the Mole-Men as Superman / Clark Kent
1951 I Love Lucy (1 episode)
1950 The Good Humor Man as Stuart Nagle
1949 The Adventures of Sir Galahad as Sir Galahad
1949 Samson and Delilah as Wounded Messenger
1949 Special Agent as Paul Devereaux
1949 Lights Out (2 episodes)
1949 The Mutineers as Thomas Nagle
1949 Suspense (5 episodes)
1948 Jungle Jim as Bruce Edwards
1948 Thunder in the Pines as Jeff Collins
1948 Jungle Goddess as Mike Patton
1948 The Sainted Sisters as Sam Stoaks
1947 Variety Girl as Himself (uncredited)
1944 Winged Victory as Lt. Thompson (as Sgt. George Reeves)
1943 Bar 20 as Lin Bradley
1943 The Kansan as Jesse James
1943 The Last Will and Testament of Tom Smith as Tom Smith
1943 So Proudly We Hail as Lt. John Summers
1943 Colt Comrades as Lin Whitlock
1943 Leather Burners as Harrison Brooke
1943 Buckskin Frontier as Jeff Collins
1943 Border Patrol as Don Enrique Perez
1943 Hoppy Serves A Writ as Henchman Steve Jordan
1942 The Mad Martindales as Julio Rigo
1942 Sex Hygiene as Pool player
1942 Blue, White, and Perfect as Juan Arturo O'Hara
1941 Breakdowns of 1941 as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
1941 Man at Large as Bob Grayson
1941 Blood and Sand as Capt. Pierre Lauren
1941 Dead Men Tell as Bill Lydig
1941 The Strawberry Blonde as Harold
1941 Lydia as Bob Willard
1940 Meet the Fleet as Benson
1940 Father Is A Prince as Gary Lee
1940 Always a Bride as Michael Stevens
1940 Knute Rockne All American as Distraught Player
1940 Calling All Husbands as Dan Williams
1940 Argentine Nights as Eduardo Estaban
1940 Ladies Must Live as George Halliday
1940 Pony Express Days as William F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody
1940 Gambling on the High Seas as Excited Reporter
1940 Torrid Zone as Sancho
1940 Tear Gas Squad as Joe McCabe
1940 'Til We Meet Again as Jimmy Coburn
1940 Virginia City as Maj. Drewery's Union Telegrapher
1940 Calling Philo Vance as Steamship Clerk
1940 The Fighting 69th as Jack O'Keefe (uncredited)
1939 Four Wives as Laboratory Man (uncredited)
1939 Gone with the Wind as Brent Tarleton
1939 On Dress Parade as Southern Soldier in Trench
1939 Smashing the Money Ring as Trial Spectator
1939 The Monroe Doctrine as John Sturgis
1939 Espionage Agent as Warrington's Secretary
1939 Ride, Cowboy, Ride as Pancho Daminguez/ Sam Brenner

Directing

1952 Adventures of Superman (3 episodes)Director

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