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Christopher Reeve

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

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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

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Access Hollywood, 2018-08-09 02:33:02
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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

Actress Margot Kidder, Lois Lane to Christopher Reeve's Superman, dies at 69
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-05-14 17:20:00
Margot Kidder, the actress who reached new heights with her seminal performance as Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in “Superman:The Movie,” died Sunday. She was 69. “Margot passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, May 13th,” a representative for Kidder told The Times on Monday. Kidder’s...

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