Christopher Reeve

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An American actor who played four Hollywood versions of Superman (1978–87) and for many fans is regarded as the definitive Superman. He suffered a horse riding accident in 1995 which left him quadriplegic, and spent the rest of his life campaigning for research in spinal cord injuries. His death in 2004 was attributed to an adverse reaction to an antibiotic taken for sepsis following a pressure wound
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Others named: Dana Reeve, Christopher Reeve's classy spouse, and John F.
10 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent sad events of the death of ABC news anchor, Peter Jennings, from lung cancer and the diagnosis of Dana Reeve, Christopher Reeve's widow, have brought increased media attention to the issue.