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Christopher Reeve

Actor Christopher Reeve
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Profession: Actor

United States of America

Biography: Superman, Somewhere in Time, Street Smart and The Remains of the Day

Born: September 25, 1952
Birthplace: NYC, New York, USA

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra

Died: October 10, 2004 (aged 52)
Cause of Death: Adverse reaction to an antibiotic after suffering a cardiac arrest

Married Life

  • 1992-04-11 "Superman" actor Christopher Reeve (39) weds actress and singer Dana Morosini (31) in Williamstown, Massachusetts

Historical Events

  • 1978-12-10 Superman: The Movie, directed by Richard Donner and starring Christopher Reeve, Marlon Brando, Gene Hackman and Margot Kidder premieres at the Uptown Theater in Washington, D.C.
  • 1995-05-27 Actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse in a riding competition in Culpeper, Virginia
  • 1995-12-13 Christopher Reeve released from physical rehab center after his fall from his horse in a riding competition

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