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.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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