Christopher Reeve, Become The Star Of Superman

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Christopher Reeve, best known as superman, was born September 25, 1952 in New York City. He had various stage and television roles before becoming the star of Superman and it’s sequels. This was the first of four movies where he put on the cape and played the “Man of Steel.” He also starred in many other well known movies including: “Deathtrap”and “Noises Of”. Christopher displayed a wide range of acting skills from comedy to drama to action. Reeve and Dana Morosini (his wife) had two children, Matthew and Alexandra. In May 1995 Christopher suffered from a horse accident, being completely immobile off the neck down. In spite of struggling against his deficiency, he supported patients all over the world with the same “type” of problem. He wrote…show more content…
However, popularity truly stepped at his door, when interpreting Superman’s paper. After his accident, Reeve made campaign for the research with cell-trunk and he was also activist of Unicef. On October 10, 2004, due to a cardiac arrest, Christopher Reeve the unforgettable Superman’s died when he was 52 years in a hospital on New York.

Reeve was an actor, producer, director, author, and an activist. He was best known for playing the role of superman. Reeve found his passion for acting at the age of nine when he was cast in school play. After graduating school, Reeve first planned to find a career in theater in New York. Instead he applied for college and was accepted into Brown, Princeton, Cornell, and many other colleges. Reeve wanted to stay in New York and pursue his dreams of becoming an actor. Even though the commute to Cornell was three and a half hours away, he choose to go there because of this grandfather. Reeve convinced the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
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He soon felt like he had let everybody down, especially his family. He did not believe that his survival was possible, suicide too was an option for him at one point but the hope from his family made him carry further as his wife Dana Reeve stated,"I am only going to say this once: I will support whatever you want to do because this is your life, and your decision. But I want you to know that I'll be with you for the long haul, no matter what. You're still you. And I love you.” Reeve knew that recreating his life would be difficult but he proceeded to persevere to get his life back on track. Reeve had operations to reattach his skull and spine and only had a fifty-fifty chance of survival. Soon after his recovery Reeve found that insurance companies refuses to support essential equipment and care required for patients that suffer from the same injury, he protested this statement in Washington to help other patients to recover from spinal cord injuries. There were many obstacles especially since he had to adjust to the life of being paralyzed and not being able to breath on his own, but Reeve proved to the doctors that said it was impossible, that he could breathe without the help of a ventilator by unhooking it one day and breathing a few minutes at a time. Over time, Reeve believe that if he kept his body as physically strong as possible, the nervous system could be
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