Home > Categories > Art and Entertainment > Actors > Christopher Reeve's Biography

Christopher Reeve's Biography

Browse biogs A-Z
Christopher Reeve was born on September 25, 1952 in New York. He died on 11 October 2004.

Reeve made his film debut in Gray Lady Down but it was with the eponymous role in Superman (1978) that he shot to fame.

In 1987, Christopher Reeve faced tear gas when he travelled to Chile to support writer Ariel Dorfman and demonstrate for artists threatened with death warrants by the Pinochet regime.

In May 1995, Reeve was thrown from his horse, and was paralysed from the neck down.

Subsequently, Christopher Reeve became very involved in disability issues.

He died in 2004, aged 52.

Back to Top

Latest User CommentsAdd your comment
Add your comment
To ensure you are a real person and not a computer please enter the following characters shown below: