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Christopher Reeve
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Christopher Reeve

Played DC Comics hero 'Superman' in 4 films during the 1970s and 80s
Christopher Reeve

Christopher D'Olier Reeve

Age

52

Born

Thursday 25 Sep 1952

Died

10 Oct 2004

Christopher Reeve
Bio Details

Full name

Christopher D'Olier Reeve

Gender

Male

Age

52

Date of birth

Thursday 25 Sep 1952

Birth place

Lenox Hospital, New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

Date of death:

10 Oct 2004

Place of death

Mount Kisco, Westchester County, New York, USA

Cause of death

Cardiac arrest

Occupations

Actor

Campaigner

Education

Princeton University, New Jersey, United States

A Lasting Legacy

After a serious horse riding accident in 1995, Reeve was paralysed from the neck down.  This led him to set up the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation which funds research of spinal chord injuries.  By the time of his wife's death in 2013 death, the foundation had given over $60m in quality of life grants, and $110m in research grants.

Historic Lineage

The Superman actor is directly descended from one of the original passengers from the Mayflower - William Bradford.

Christopher Reeve Siblings

Benjamin Reeve

Brother

Alya Reeve

Half-sister

other parent: Helen Reeve

Brock Reeve

Half-brother

other parent: Helen Reeve

Mark Reeve

Half-brother

other parent: Helen Reeve

Jeffrey Johnson

Half-brother

other parent: Tristam B. Johnson

Kevin Johnson

Half-brother

other parent: Tristam B. Johnson

Partners of 
Christopher Reeve

Dana Reeve

Married

1992

Gae Exton

Partner

2 children together

until before 1992

Christopher Reeve Children

Matthew Reeve

born 1979, age 38
with Gae Exton

Alexandra Givens

born 1984, age 34 (approx.)
with Gae Exton

Christopher Reeve Partner(s) Other Children

Trivia

Christopher Reeve Family

Christopher Reeve's parents:

Christopher Reeve's father was Franklin Reeve Christopher Reeve's mother was Barbara Johnson Christopher Reeve's step-mother is Laura Reeve


Christopher Reeve's former step-parents:

Christopher Reeve's former step-mother is Helen Reeve Christopher Reeve's former step-mother is Ellen Reeve Christopher Reeve's former step-father is Tristam B. Johnson


Christopher Reeve's children:

Christopher Reeve's son is Matthew Reeve Christopher Reeve's daughter is Alexandra Givens


Christopher Reeve's current partners:

Christopher Reeve's wife was Dana Reeve


Christopher Reeve's former partners:

Christopher Reeve was a partner of Gae Exton


Christopher Reeve's siblings:

Christopher Reeve's brother is Benjamin Reeve Christopher Reeve's half-sister is Alya Reeve Christopher Reeve's half-brother is Brock Reeve Christopher Reeve's half-brother is Mark Reeve Christopher Reeve's half-brother is Jeffrey Johnson Christopher Reeve's half-brother is Kevin Johnson


Christopher Reeve's grandparents:

Christopher Reeve's grandfather was Horace Lamb Christopher Reeve's grandmother was Beatrice Lamb


Christopher Reeve's great grandparents:

Christopher Reeve's great grandfather was Bert Lamb Christopher Reeve's great grandmother was Harriet Lamb   Christopher Reeve's great great grandfather was Charles Lamb Christopher Reeve's great great grandmother was Elizabeth Lamb   Christopher Reeve's 3x great grandfather was Ebenezer Lamb Christopher Reeve's 3x great grandmother was Sally Lamb   Christopher Reeve's 4x great grandfather was Gad Lamb Christopher Reeve's 4x great grandmother was Jerusha Lamb   Christopher Reeve's 5x great grandfather was Ebenezer Ripley Christopher Reeve's 5x great grandmother was Mehitable Ripley   Christopher Reeve's 6x great grandfather was Joshua Ripley II Christopher Reeve's 6x great grandmother was Mary Ripley   Christopher Reeve's 7x great grandfather was Joshua Ripley Christopher Reeve's 7x great grandmother was Hannah Ripley   Christopher Reeve's 8x great grandfather was William Bradford Christopher Reeve's 8x great grandmother was Alice Bradford   Christopher Reeve's 9x great grandfather was William Bradford Christopher Reeve's 9x great grandmother was Alice Bradford


Christopher Reeve's grandchildren:

Christopher Reeve's grandson is Christopher Givens


Christopher Reeve's in laws:

Christopher Reeve's son in law is Garren Givens


Christopher Reeve FameChain Links

Guest Stars on The Muppet Show

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