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Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter and author. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements, including his notable motion picture portrayal of the fictional superhero Superman.

On May 27, 1995, Reeve became a quadriplegic after being thrown from a horse in an equestrian competition in Virginia. He required a wheelchair and breathing apparatus for the rest of his life. He lobbied on behalf of people with spinal cord injuries, and for human embryonic stem cell research afterward. He founded the Christopher Reeve Foundation and co-founded the Reeve-Irvine Research Center.

Reeve married Dana Morosini in April 1992, and they had a son, William, born that June. Reeve had two children, Matthew (born 1979) and Alexandra (born 1983), from his previous relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Gae Exton.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter and author. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements, including his notable motion picture portrayal of the fictional superhero Superman.

On May 27, 1995, Reeve became a quadriplegic after being thrown from a horse in an equestrian competition in Virginia. He required a wheelchair and breathing apparatus for the rest of his life. He lobbied on behalf of people with spinal cord injuries, and for human embryonic stem cell research afterward. He founded the Christopher Reeve Foundation and co-founded the Reeve-Irvine Research Center.

Reeve married Dana Morosini in April 1992, and they had a son, William, born that June. Reeve had two children, Matthew (born 1979) and Alexandra (born 1983), from his previous relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Gae Exton.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 61

Birthday 1952-09-25

Day of Death 2004-10-10

Place of Birth New York City - New York - USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2006 Heart of a Hero: A Tribute to Christopher Reeve as Himself
2006 Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut as Clark Kent/Kal-El/Superman
2006 Look, Up in the Sky: The Amazing Story of Superman as Himself (archive footage)
2001 Love & Loyalty: The Making of 'The Remains of the Day' as Himself
2001 Smallville(2 episodes) as Dr. Virgil Swann
2001 Taking Flight: The Development of 'Superman' as Himself
2001 Making 'Superman': Filming the Legend as Himself
1998 Rear Window as Jason Kemp
1997 A Step Toward Tomorrow as Denny Gabriel
1997 The Practice(1 episode)
1995 Black Fox: The Price of Peace as Alan Johnson
1995 Black Fox(3 episodes) as Alan Johnson
1995 Black Fox as Alan Johnson
1995 Village of the Damned as Dr. Alan Chaffee
1995 Above Suspicion as Dempsey Cain
1994 Speechless as Bob 'Bagdad' Freed
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1993 The Remains of the Day as Jack Lewis
1993 Frasier(1 episode) as Guest Caller - Leonard
1993 The Sea Wolf as Humphrey Van Weyden
1993 Morning Glory as Will Parker
1992 Nightmare in the Daylight as Sean
1992 Mortal Sins as Father Thomas Cusack
1992 Noises Off... as Frederick Dallas / Philip Brent
1991 The Carol Burnett Show(9 episodes)
1991 Death Dreams as George Westfield
1991 Bump in the Night as Lawrence Muller
1990 The Rose and the Jackal as Allan Pinkerton
1989 Tales from the Crypt(1 episode)
1988 The Great Escape II: The Untold Story as Maj. John Dodge
1988 Switching Channels as Blaine Bingham
1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace as Superman / Clark Kent
1987 The Grand Knockout Tournament as Himself
1987 Street Smart as Jonathan Fisher
1985 Dinosaur! as Himself
1985 The Aviator as Edgar Anscombe
1985 The Golden Gong: The Story of Rank Films - British Cinema's Legendary Studio as Himself-Interviewee
1985 Anna Karenina as Count Vronsky
1984 The Wandering Company as Interviewee
1984 The Bostonians as Basil Ransome
1983 Sleeping Beauty as Prince Charming
1983 Superman III as Superman / Clark Kent
1982 Monsignor as Father John Flaherty
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre(1 episode) as Prince Charming / 'My Son, the Prince'
1982 Wogan(1 episode)
1982 Deathtrap as Clifford Anderson
1982 The Making of 'Superman II' as Himself
1980 Superman II as Superman / Clark Kent
1980 Somewhere in Time as Richard Collier
1980 The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' as Himself
1978 Superman as Superman / Clark Kent
1978 Gray Lady Down as Phillips
1976 The Muppet Show(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1971 V.I.P. Schaukel(1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1951 Love of Life(219 episodes) as Ben Harper
1947 Tony Awards(1 episode)

Directing

2006 Everyone's HeroDirector
2004 The Brooke Ellison StoryDirector
1997 In the GloamingDirector

Writing

1987 Superman IV: The Quest for PeaceStory

Production

1998 Rear WindowExecutive Producer

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