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Christopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve

Reeve widow's anguish

THE widow of actor Christopher Reeve has spoken for the first time about the Superman star’s final hours.

Late star up for film gong

THE late Christopher Reeve is among five nominees announced for outstanding direction of made-for-television movies by the Directors Guild of America.

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Image-conscious

ONCE upon a time there was an actor called Christopher Reeve, who played Superman. He was a symbol of the omnipotence of America: he was indestructible, he had the perfect body, he could be pummelled by giant boulders and not suffer a scratch, he could fly through space, he could even make time go backwards by reversing the Earth’s orbit.

Christopher Reeve

Born: 25 September, 1952, in New York City.

Wheelchair warrior a man of steel to the end

CHRISTOPHER Reeve could not walk. He could not stand. But he could fight.

Christopher Reeve's last interview

CHRISTOPHER Reeve’s final project was a TV film - The Brooke Ellison Story - inspired by the book Miracles Happen: One Mother, One Daughter, One Journey written by Brooke Ellison and her mother, Jean.

Superman Reeve dies at his home

• Reeve, 52, dies of heart failure

Scientists say stem cells could cure spinal injuries

STEM cells could be used to cure spinal injuries like those suffered by the Superman actor Christopher Reeve after scientists revealed yesterday that the technique had worked in rats.

Surgery helps Superman breathe

SUPERMAN star Christopher Reeve has had electrodes implanted in his diaphragm in an experiment designed to enable the paralysed actor to breathe on his own.

Breakthrough gives Reeve fresh hope

CHRISTOPHER Reeve last night praised the medical staff whose painstaking work has resulted in a major breakthrough in his fight to lead a normal life.

Superman star blasts Church on cells stance

PARALYSED Superman actor Christopher Reeve today accused the Catholic Church of standing in the way of medical progress and his own recovery.

Paralysed star of Superman regains movement

CHRISTOPHER Reeve has regained some movement and sensation in his hands and feet, seven years after being paralysed in a horse riding accident.

Paralysed Reeve hopes for cure at Dolly centre

PARALYSED Superman actor Christopher Reeve said he would visit the Roslin Institute for treatment that could see him walk again if controversial stem cell research is given the go-ahead there.

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