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Christopher Reeve

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Biography

Reeve after the opening night of The Marriage of Figaro at the Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, 1985.

Source: Wikipedia

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

Fact file

  • Born: Christopher D'Olier Reeve September 25, 1952 New York City, United States
  • Died: October 10, 2004 (aged 52) Mount Kisco, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Heart attack Cardiac arrest
  • Residence: Pound Ridge, New York
  • Nationality: American
  • Alma mater: Cornell University Juilliard School
  • Occupation: Actor, director, producer, screenwriter, author, activist
  • Years active: 1974–2004
  • Known for: Superman Christopher Reeve Foundation
  • Home town: Princeton, New Jersey
  • Height: 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
  • Board member of: Christopher Reeve Foundation
  • Spouse(s): Dana Morosini (1992–2004; his death)
  • Partner(s): Gae Exton (1978–1987)
  • Children: 3
  • Parent(s): F. D. Reeve Barbara Pitney Reeve (née Lamb)
  • Family: Franklin D'Olier (great-grandfather) Mahlon Pitney (great-grandfather)
  • Awards: Screen Actor Guild Award (1998), Emmy Award (1997), Lasker Award (2003)
  • Website: www.christopherreeve.org

Read more about Christopher Reeve at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

The week ahead in SoCal movie events & revivals, Nov. 25-Dec. 2: 'Little Women,' 'The General' and more
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-11-24 02:00:00
Superman The Man of Steel (Christopher Reeve) returns to the big screen in a 40th-anniversary screening of director Richard Donner’s super-fun 1978 superhero tale; with Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman and Margot Kidder. Various theaters. Sun., Tue., 3 and 7 p.m.; also Mon., Dec. 3. $12.50. www.fathomevents.com...

Margot Kidder's Death Ruled A Suicide
Access Hollywood, 2018-08-09 02:33:02
The death of actress Margot Kidder – who famously starred alongside Christopher Reeve in the first "Superman" film series – has been ruled a suicide, The Associated Press reports.

Margot Kidder, who played Lois Lane in "Superman" films, dead at 69
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2018-05-14 17:31:40
Kidder debuted as Lois Lane in 1978, when she starred opposite Christopher Reeve, and was also in the film's three sequels

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