notes What it means to be a Superman Born on September 25, 1952, native New Yorker Christopher Reeve has lead a life of stardom, coupled with a life of tragedy. Leading a very successful film career, Reeves was on top of the world, until the fifth day of May of nineteen ninety-five. On this day, Reeves life would change forever. However, no tragedy could stop a true Superman. Attending Princeton day academy Reeves was a success from the beginning. His natural talent and charisma made him a shoe-in for the lead in many school plays.
Says Reeves ‘I never once asked my self, who am I, or what am I doing here… right from the beginning the theater was like a home to me.’ At the age of 16, Reeves already had an agent. While touring the country, Chris decided to pursue a college education. And, thanks to an understanding agent was able to continue his work as a professional actor. ‘Scheduling gigs around my classes.’ By nineteen-seventy-six he was starring with Katherine Hepburn on Broadway, and had become in such demand that he gave up his last year at Julliard. After screen testing for the nineteen seventy-eight movie The body of ‘Superman’ actor Christopher Reeve has been cremated, his publicist said on Thursday as one newspaper reported that the actor’s ashes would be scattered to the wind.
Reeve’s widow Dana plans to scatter the ashes although the location has not yet been decided, the New York Post said.” That’s the plan, although exactly where they will be scattered hasn’t been determined yet,” said Frank Hall, the minister who led a memorial service at the actor’s New York estate this week. Paralysed Reeve, 52, died of heart failure on Saturday following complications from an infection. He had been confined to a wheelchair since 1995 after being paralysed in a horse-riding accident. Reeve’s widow is now reportedly planning a large commemorative service at Juilliard, the famed Manhattan performing-arts school where Reeve and his friend the actor Robin Williams, studied. Meanwhile, it emerged that a computer-animated film Reeve was working on before his death will be released in 2006. Yankee Irving, set during the American Depression years, follows the life of a poor boy from Bronx who befriends baseball legend Babe Ruth and wins a game for the New York Yankees.
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His widow is now planning a large commemorative service to be held at Juilliard, the famed Manhattan performing-arts school where Reeve, along with longtime friend Robin Williams, studied acting under the legendary John Houseman. The family has asked that, in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation, 500 Morris Ave. , Springfield, N. J.
07081. Animated film Meanwhile, it has been confirmed that the feature film that Reeve was directing prior to his death will go ahead. The animated movie Yankee Irving follows a young baseball player and his relationship with his father. The production had been overseen by Reeve, via video link, from his home in Westchester, New York for the past year.
The actor previously described the project as ‘captivating, with the perfect blend of warmth and wit’. The movie is scheduled for release in 2006. Worldwide star Reeve broke his neck in May 1995 when he was thrown from his horse during an equestrian competition in Culpeper, Virginia. At the time, he was a worldwide star for having played the lead role in Superman in 1978 and its three sequels. As a campaigner, he was to be seen regularly at the US Congress, lobbying for better funding. Reeve died after suffering a heart attack and falling into a coma at his home.
He was being treated for an infection caused by a bedsore. His family has asked that any donations should be made to the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation, based in New Jersey.
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