superman chris reeves

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                      (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004)

Christopher D’Olier Reeve was an American actor, film director, producer,
screenwriter and author. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements,
including his notable motion picture portrayal of the the superhero Superman
(1978, 1980, 1983, and 1987). On May 27, 1995, Reeve became a quadriplegic
after being thrown from a horse while participating in an equestrian competition
in Virginia. He required a wheelchair and breathing apparatus for the rest of his
life. He lobbied on behalf of people with spinal cord injuries, and for human
embryonic stem cell research afterward. He founded the Christopher Reeve
Foundation and co-founded the Reeve-Irvine Research Center. 


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August 26, 1996

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