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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Margot Kidder - who played Lois opposite Christopher Reeve in four Superman blockbusters - was one of the star turns at Film and Comic Con at Braehead Arena, near Glasgow.
2 SUPERMAN (1978) CHRISTOPHER Reeve makes his debut as Superman and his human alter-ego Clark Kent.
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He studied political science at Claremont Men's College, but quit to tackle drama at the renowned Juilliard Institute, where he became friends with Christopher Reeve.
The love between actor Christopher Reeve and his wife Dana finally reaches book form with SOMEWHERE IN HEAVEN, a striking story of the actor who produced four blockbuster Superman films and the romantic movie Somewhere In Time, who was paralyzed in a freak horseback-riding accident.
The late actor Christopher Reeve, who played what many see as the definitive Superman in the earlier film series, said Welling would be ideal to play the part on the big screen.
The donation was made on behalf of a collaborative effort among AzSCIA, the Christopher Reeve Foundation, and Sun Artisan products.
Superman Returns and The Christopher Reeve Superman Collection Cap off this year's "Is Superman gay?
Margot Kidder played Lois Lane in all four Superman movies opposite the late Christopher Reeve.
Bryan Singer's earnest, butt-numbing two-hour-and- 40-minute movie certainly proves that there's safety in numbers -- for the $260 million he reportedly spent on this film, you get the requisite speeding bullets, it's-a-bird, it's-a-plane flying feats and also pretty much the same Man o' Steel that Richard Donner and Christopher Reeve gave us nearly 30 years ago, minus the playfulness that made ``Superman II'' so much fun.
Dana Reeve, who fought for better treatments and possible cures for paralysis through the Christopher Reeve Foundation, named for her late actor-husband, died March 6 in New York of lung cancer.
She met Christopher Reeve while singing at a cabaret club at the Williamstown Theater Festival, Massachusetts, in 1987.
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