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Birth Name: Christopher Reeve
Born: 09/25/1952
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Death Place: Bedford, New York, USA
Died: 10/10/2004

Christopher Reeve was born on Sept. 25, 1952, into a prominent family whose lineage included a former Massachusetts governor, a Supreme Court justice, a Mayflower passenger, and the CEO of Prudential Financial. His father, Franklin D'Olier Reeve, was a writer and scholar at Columbia University in New York; his mother was journalist Barbara Pitney. The couple bore Christopher and his younger brother Benjamin while living in New York, but following the couple's 1955 divorce, Barbara and the boys moved to Princeton, NJ. She remarried a stockbroker and the brothers were enrolled at the prestigious Princeton Country Day School.

At the age of nine, Reeve made his professional acting debut at Pri... Continue Bio >>

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