Christopher Reeve Biography (1952-)

Born September 25, 1952, in New York, NY; son of Franklin D'Olier (a teacher,poet, and novelist) and Barbara Pitney (a newspaper editor; maiden name, Lamb) Reeve; children: Matthew, Alexandra. Addresses: HOME--P.O. Box 461,New York, NY 10024. AGENTS--Andrea Eastman and Jim Wiatt, International Creative Management, 8899 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Birth Details
September 25, 1952
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • STAGE DEBUT--Beliaev, A Month in the Country, American Repertory Theatre,Cambridge, MA, 1969, for forty-five performances.
  • BROADWAY DEBUT--Nicky, A Matter of Gravity, Broadhurst Theatre, 1976, forone hundred fifty performances.
  • LONDON STAGE DEBUT--Henry Jarvis, The Aspern Papers, Royal Haymarket Theatre, 1984, for eighty performances.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
  • Grandfather, My Life, Circle Repertory Company, Circle Repertory Theatre,New York City, 1977.
  • Kenneth Talley, Jr., Fifth of July, Circle Repertory Company, New ApolloTheatre, New York City, 1980.
  • Achilles, The Greeks, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA, 1981.
  • Count Almaviva, The Marriage of Figaro, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1985.
  • Also appeared in Camino Real, Holiday, Richard Cory, Summer and Smoke, The Rovers, and The Royal Family, all at the Williamstown Theatre Festival; with the Boothbay Playhouse, Boothbay Harbor,ME; and the San Diego Drama Center,San Diego, CA.
  • Credits; MAJOR TOURS
  • Irregular Verb to Love, U.S. cities.
  • FILM DEBUT--Phillips, Gray Lady Down, Universal, 1976.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
  • Clark Kent/title role, Superman: The Movie, Warner Brothers, 1978.
  • Richard Collier, Somewhere in Time, Universal, 1980.
  • Clark Kent/title role, Superman II, Warner Brothers, 1981.
  • Clifford Anderson, Deathtrap, Warner Brothers, 1982.
  • Father John Flaherty, Monsignor, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.
  • Clark Kent/title role, Superman III, Warner Brothers, 1983.
  • Basil Ransome, The Bostonians, Almi, 1984.
  • Edgar Anscombe, The Aviator, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1985.
  • Clark Kent/title role, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Warner Brothers,1987.
  • Jonathan Fisher, Street Smart, Cannon Pictures Group, 1987.
  • Blaine Bingham, Switching Channels, Tri-Star, 1988.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
  • Ben, Love of Life, CBS, 1974-76.
  • Credits; MOVIES
  • Count Vronsky, Anna Karenina, CBS, 1985.
  • Credits; SPECIALS
  • I Love Liberty, ABC, 1982.
  • Celebrity Daredevils, ABC, 1983.
  • host, Vincent--A Dutchman, PBS, 1984.
  • host, The Juilliard School at Eighty, PBS, 1985.
  • host and narrator, Dinosaur! (documentary), CBS, 1985.
  • host, Future Flight (documentary), syndicated, 1987.
  • Superman's Fiftieth Anniversary: A Celebration of the Man of Steel, CBS,1988.
  • Writings;FILM
  • Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Warner Brothers, 1987.

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