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Actor, Director, Producer and Writer Christopher Reeve pictures and photo gallery.
Birth name:Christopher Reeve.
Born:September 25, 1952 New York, New York, USA.
He established himself early as a Juilliard-trained stage actor before portraying Superman/Kal-El/Clark Kent in four films, from 1978 to 1987.
In May 1995, Reeve was paralyzed in an accident while competing in an equestrian tournament, and used a wheelchair for the rest of his life. He lobbied for people with spinal cord injuries, and for human embryonic stem cell research. He founded the Christopher Reeve Foundation and co-founded the Reeve-Irvine Research Center. Reeve died at age 52 on October 10, 2004 from cardiac arrest caused by an adverse reaction to antibiotics given for a systemic infection.