Christopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve Brief Biography

Christopher Reeve
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 DC comic book superhero, Superman.

On May 27, 1995, Reeve became a quadriplegic after being thrown from a horse during an equestrian competition in Culpeper, VA. He required a wheelchair and breathing apparatus for the rest of his life. He lobbied on behalf of people with spinal-cord injuries and for human embryonic stem cell research, founding the Christopher Reeve Foundation and co-founding the Reeve-Irvine Research Center.

Christopher Reeve News

• The Almanac for Oct. 11, the 285th day of 20
• The Almanac for Sept. 25, the 269th day of 2016
• Man named Christopher Reeves in Superman shirt busted for meth
• Jackie Cooper dead at age 88 following brief, unspecified illness

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