Actor, director, producer, writer
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...Wikipedia
Age: 52 (age at death)
Born: 25th September, 1952, New York City
Died: 10th October, 2004, Mount Kisco, New York
Height: 6' 4" (193 cm)
Claim to Fame: Superman
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A hero is someone who in spite of weakness, doubt or not always knowing the answers goes ahead and overcomes anyway.
Your body is not who you are. The mind and spirit transcend the body.
Was offered Richard Gere's role in Pretty Woman (1990). When he went in to do a reading, he was not given actress Julia Roberts to read with, but the casting director, giving a half hearted effort at best. Reeve felt this was extremely unprofessional and chose not to do the film.
After the critical and box-office failure of Superman III (1983), he was reluctant to do a fourth Superman film, especially if it was going to be treated as a farce. He eventually agreed to do it when the producers promised him story input and that they would finance a longtime pet project of his, the gritty crime drama Street Smart (1987), in which he played an amoral reporter.
To the world, Robin Williams will be remembered for the manic humor and emotional characters he portrayed onscreen.
But to the family of Christopher Reeve, the actor and comedian will be remembered for the "simple, steadfast friendship" he unwaveringly offered for decades.
Williams, who died of an apparent suicide Monday at 63, befriended Reeve, who died in 2004 at 52, when the two were aspiring actors and roommates at Juilliard in the early '70s. The friendship endured as they found fame, and their bond only grew stronger after Reeve's 1995... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 6 months ago
At the White House today, President Obama deep-sixed the Bush Administration ban on stem cell research, bringing hope to paralyzed Americans.
And in doing so, he acknowledged the work of real-life Mr. And Mrs. Superman, the late Christopher Reeve and his wife Dana.
“As we restore our commitment to science, and resume funding for promising stem cell research, we owe a debt of gratitude to so many tireless advocates ... people like Christopher and Dana Reeve, who we wish could be here to see this moment,” President Obama said in his speech.
“One... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago
The consummate professional gets busy living in his latest, ‘The Bucket List’
How white was my childhood neighborhood? Growing up, I remember two big — and ultimately false — celebrity rumors making the rounds. The first, which hit about the time “Happy Days” got popular, was that the actor who played “The Fonz” on the show had recently died in a motorcycle accident. The second went something like this: You know the guy who plays Easy Reader on “Electric Company”? That’s Wilt Chamberlain’s brother.... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 7 years ago
His journey, their battle, our future (season 6), His journey, their battle, our future.
A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville.