Christopher Reeve

Christopher D'Olier Reeve was an American actor, director, and activist, best known for playing the main character and title role in the film Superman and its three sequels. Born in New York City and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, Reeve discovered a passion for acting and the theater at the age of nine. He studied at Cornell University and... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Christopher D'Olier Reeve, September 25, 1952, New York City, U.S.
  • Died:  October 10, 2004, Mount Kisco, New York, U.S.
  • Education:  Cornell University (BA), Juilliard School (GrDip)
  • Occupation:  Actor, writer, director, activist
  • Years active:  1970–2004
  • Board member of:  Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
  • Partner(s):  Gae Exton (1978–1987)
  • Children:  3, including Matthew
  • Parents:  F. D. Reeve (father), Barbara Pitney Reeve (née Lamb) (mother)
  • Family:  Franklin D'Olier (great-grandfather), Mahlon Pitney (great-grandfather)
  • Awards:  Emmy Award (1997), Screen Actors Guild Award (1998), Grammy Award (1999), Lasker Award (2003)
  • Website:  christopherreeve.org
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