Superman (1978) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. It was initially decided to first sign an A-list actor for Superman before Richard Donner was hired as director. Christopher Reeve, Actor: Superman. Il est connu pour ses rôles de Superman entre 1978 et 1987 et du milliardaire Lewis dans Les Vestiges du jour.. Il devient tétraplégique à la suite d'un accident d'équitation en 1995. Christopher Reeve, who became an international star in 1977’s Superman and then proved to be a real-life superhero when a 1995 near-fatal riding accident turned him into a … In the case of Christopher Reeve, his 25-year-old son, Will, is his dad’s living legacy in more ways than one. Christopher Reid is on Facebook. Nothing can ever beat the fact that Christopher Reeve would always be remembered as the famous Superman icon. Robert Redford was offered a large sum, but felt he was too famous. Join Facebook to connect with Christopher Reid and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Christopher Reeve had various stage and television roles before becoming the star of Superman and its sequels. Here, Matthew Reeve - the eldest son of late actor Christopher Reeve - insists miracles can happen. Jered Chinnock, from Wisconsin, recently walked again after being paralysed. His role in the self-titled movie Superman (1978) was not his first, neither was it his last role as an actor. Christopher D'Olier Reeve was born September 25, 1952, in New York City, to journalist Barbara Johnson (née Barbara Pitney Lamb) and writer/professor F.D. When he was nine, Christopher was casted in an operatta and that was where he caught the acting bug. Christopher Reeve's Look-a-Like Son Is All Grown Up at Charity Gala The 25-year-old made an appearance at the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation "A … Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor, writer and director.He was best known for playing DC comic book superhero Superman, beginning with the acclaimed Superman (1978), for which he won a BAFTA Award.. Reeve appeared in other critically acclaimed films such as The Bostonians (1984), Street Smart (1987) and The Remains of the Day (1993). In 1995 he became paralyzed from the neck down following a horse-riding accident. Reeve (Franklin D'Olier Reeve). Christopher D'Olier Reeve, dit Christopher Reeve, est un acteur, réalisateur, producteur et scénariste américain, né le 25 septembre 1952 à New York et mort le 10 octobre 2004 à Mount Kisco.