List Of All Christopher Reeve TV Shows
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Christopher Reeve was an American actor, film director, and activist, born on September 25, 1952, in New York City, New York. He became internationally renowned for his iconic portrayal of Superman in the "Superman" film series.
Reeve's breakthrough came in 1978 when he was cast as Clark Kent/Superman in the blockbuster film "Superman: The Movie." His portrayal of the dual roles was praised by critics and audiences alike, making him an instant superstar and forever associating him with the Man of Steel.
Throughout the 1980s, Reeve reprised his role as Superman in three sequels: "Superman II" (1980), "Superman III" (1983), and "Superman IV: The Quest for Peace" (1987). Despite mixed critical reception for some of the sequels, Reeve's performances continued to be praised for his embodiment of both the powerful superhero and the mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent.
Beyond his work as Superman, Reeve displayed his talent in various other roles. He appeared in films such as "Somewhere in Time" (1980), "The Remains of the Day" (1993), and "The Bostonians" (1984). His ability to handle diverse characters demonstrated his versatility as an actor.
In May 1995, tragedy struck when Reeve suffered a severe horse-riding accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down, resulting in quadriplegia. Despite this devastating injury, Reeve became a determined advocate for spinal cord research and medical advancements, founding the Christopher Reeve Foundation to support people with spinal cord injuries.
Reeve's activism and advocacy for stem cell research and advancements in spinal cord injury treatment earned him widespread admiration and respect. He remained committed to raising awareness and funds for research until his passing.
Though his physical condition changed dramatically after the accident, Reeve continued to work in the film industry, directing two TV movies and even returning to acting in a few projects. He starred in the 1998 television movie "Rear Window" and made guest appearances on TV shows like "Smallville" and "The Practice."
Christopher Reeve's resilience, courage, and dedication to humanitarian causes left a lasting impact on the world. Despite the challenges he faced, he remained an inspiration to many and was widely praised for his advocacy work, earning numerous awards for his contributions to the medical and disability communities. Reeve passed away on October 10, 2004, but his legacy as both an actor and a humanitarian continues to endure.
|1985||Anna Karenina||Alexei Vronsky||CBS|
|Dinosaur!||Himself / Host|
|1987||The Grand Knockout Tournament||Himself||BBC1||Television special|
|1988||The Great Escape II: The Untold Story||Major John Dodge||NBC|
|1990||The Rose and the Jackal||Allan Pinkerton||TNT|
|1991||Bump in the Night||Lawrence Muller||CBS|
|Death Dreams||George Westfield||Lifetime|
|1992||Nightmare in the Daylight||Sean Farrell||CBS|
|Mortal Sins||Father Tom Cusack||USA Network|
|1993||The Sea Wolf||Humphrey Van Weyden||TNT|
|1995||Black Fox||Alan Johnson||CBS|
|Above Suspicion||Dempsey Cain||HBO|
|1996||A Step Toward Tomorrow||Denny Gabriel||CBS|
|1997||In the Gloaming||HBO||Director|
|1998||Rear Window||Jason Kemp||ABC|
|2004||The Brooke Ellison Story||A&E||Director|
|1974–1976||Love of Life||Ben Harper||Series regular|
|1974||Great Performances||Officer||Episode: "Enemies"|
|1975||ABC Wide World of Mystery||Max 67||Episode: "The Norming of Jack 243"|
|1980||The Muppet Show||Himself / Guest Star||Episode: "Christopher Reeve"|
|1981||Saturday Night Live||Himself / Host||Episode: "Jr. Walker & the All-Stars"|
|1983||Faerie Tale Theatre||Prince Charming||Episode: "Sleeping Beauty"|
|1991||Carol & Company||Rex / Bob||Episode: "Overnight Male"|
|1992||Road to Avonlea||Robert Rutherford||Episode: "A Dark and Stormy Night"|
|Tales from the Crypt||Fred||Episode: "What's Cookin'"|
|1993||Frasier||Leonard (voice)||Episode: "Space Quest"|
|1994||The Unpleasant World of Penn & Teller||Himself||Episode: "Episode #1.6"|
|1996||Without Pity: A Film About Abilities||Narrator (voice)||Documentary|
|2000||Sesame Street||Himself||Episode: "3906"|
|2003||The Practice||Kevin Healy||Episode: "Burnout"|
|2003–2004||Smallville||Dr. Virgil Swann||Episodes: "Rosetta" & "Legacy"|