RIV Christopher (Christopher Reeve)( Actor)
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Biography RIV Christopher (Christopher Reeve)
RIV (Reeve), Christopher was born on 25 September 1952. New York, USA, American actor. His mother, Barbara Johnson, for many years worked as a reporter for a local newspaper in Princeton, New Jersey. Father - Franklin Reeve - novelist, university professor in Connecticut, where he taught literature.
. He studied drama at Cornell and the Juilliard drama school (in the last - under the leadership of John Hauzmena).
. Played in the theater, . including on Broadway, . starred in the soap opera "Love of Life ', . before in 1978 was selected from 200 candidates for the title role in the popular 'Superman' (Superman) (played in three series - Superman II, . 1980; Superman III in 1983 and Superman IV: The Quest For Peace, . 1987, . the last of them was even a co-author of the story and the director of the second group),
. But this komiksovy image to a large extent prevented actor, . who sought to play an ironic role in the film 'Death Trap' (Deathtrap, . 1982) and 'Monsignor' (Monsignor, . 1982); 'Switching Channels' (Switching Channels, . 1988); 'No fanfare' (Noises Off, . 1991), 'Deprived of words' (Speechless, . 1994), . appear in a more romantic as in the films 'Bostonians' (The Bostonians, . 1984); 'Anna Karenina' (Anna Karenina, . 1985) and 'The Aviator' (The Aviator, . 1985) and in a Drama Role in film 'Street wheeler-dealer' (Street Smart, . 1987); 'Sea Wolf' (The Sea Wolf, . 1993).,
. In March 1995, falling from a horse during her jump over the barrier, Reeve miraculously survived, but remained permanently paralyzed
. Nevertheless, six months later he continued his community work in the fund 'Creative Coalition', . took part in the Oscar ceremony in 1997, . being in a wheelchair, . and debuted as a director of TV drama 'In the twilight' (In The Gloaming),
. He planned to place and withdraw himself in a new adaptation of the film "Rear Window" on the wheelchair-bound man who became an involuntary witness to the crime.
In May 1998, was published autobiography Riva. He called it "still me". This is a stunning story of the paralyzed actor himself, his life and destiny, of his misfortunes. "My biggest dream - he says - once again walk. I do my best to get up and go alone to the day of his 50 years. "
. Actor died of a heart attack on Oct. 10, 2004
. Above Suspicion (1996) / ABOVE SUSPICION /
. STEP INTO THE FUTURE (1996) / STEP TOWARD TOMORROW, A /
. Village of the Damned (1995) / VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED /
. GOOD MEN AND BAD (1994) / GOOD MEN AND BAD /
. NO WORDS (1994) / SPEECHLESS /
. Remainder of the day (the late afternoon) (1993) / REMAINS OF THE DAY, THE /
. Sea Wolf (1993) / SEA WOLF, THE /
. BLOODY HORSE (1993) / BLOOD HORSE /
. MORNING GLORY (1993) / MORNING GLORY /
. HORROR broad daylight (1992) / NIGHTMARE IN THE DAYLIGHT /
. Crypt of Fear: VOLUME IV (Tales from the Crypt) (1992) / VAULT OF HORROR: VOLUME IV /
. Switching Channels (1987) / SWITCHING CHANNELS /
. Superman IV: THE STRUGGLE FOR PEACE (1987) / SUPERMAN IV: THE QUEST FOR PEACE /
. Bostonians (1984) / BOSTONIANS, THE /
. AVIATOR (1984) / AVIATOR, THE /
. Superman III (1983) / SUPERMAN III /
. Death trap (1982) / DEATHTRAP /
. SOMEWHERE IN TIME (1980) / SOMEWHERE IN TIME /
. Superman II (1980) / SUPERMAN II /
. Superman (1978) / SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE /