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Christopher Reeve's 53rd birthday would have been on September 25, 2008. He is famous for his role as Superman and Clark Kent in four Superman movies. The best were SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE and SUPERMAN II.
One of his other best roles was in the 1980 movie SOMEWHERE IN TIME with Jane Seymour.
Christopher Reeve was a director, producer and writer
as well as an actor. After the equestrian accident that paralyzed him in 1995 he campaigned vigorously for a cure to paralysis, and for raising the quality of life for paralysis victims.
Christopher Reeve appeared in two episodes of SMALLVILLE as the reclusive quadriplegic scientist, Dr. Virgil Swann, who informed Clark about his Kryptonian heritage.
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation can be found at http://christopherreeve.org . Superman dogtags can be purchased at http://wbstore.com . 100% of the cost goes to the foundation for paralysis research.
In this episode we explore his portrayalof Superman and Clark Kent.Check out the special features documentaries and commentaries to SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE, SUPERMAN II and SUPERMAN II: THE RICHARD DONNER CUT for more information about the creation of the Superman movies and Christopher Reeve's roles.
Also check out the web site: http://ordinarypeoplechangetheworld.com to donate to the restoration of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel's childhood home.
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