Christopher Reeve

Christopher D'Olier Reeve was an American actor, director, and activist, best known for playing the titular main character in the film Superman and its three sequels. Born in New... 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
  • Data source:  Duck Go
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