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.
Born: 25 September, 1952, in New York City.
CHRISTOPHER Reeve could not walk. He could not stand. But he could fight.
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.
Reeve, 52, dies of heart failure
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.
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.
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.
PARALYSED Superman actor Christopher Reeve today accused the Catholic Church of standing in the way of medical progress and his own recovery.
CHRISTOPHER Reeve has regained some movement and sensation in his hands and feet, seven years after being paralysed in a horse riding accident.
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.