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Superman and Christopher Reeve

December 26, 2008

I was doing some research on Superman, and I came across the late Christopher Reeve, who portrayed as Superman (1978). He looks so much like Brandon Routh who starred as Superman in the latest Superman Returns. I suddenly remembered how the late Christopher Reeve passed away. I believe it was due to Cerebral Palsy.

From wikipedia:

Cerebral palsy (CP) is an umbrella term encompassing a group of non-progressive,non-contagious conditions that cause physical disability in human development.

He died last October 10, 2004 (I was exactly 8 yrs old, and he was 52), but I remembered my dad told me that he played Superman and since I love Superman so much, I pitied him and his family so much when I heard the news. By the way, here’s a picture of Christopher Reeve and Brandon Routh:

Christopher Reeve
Brandon RouthSee their similarities? It’s really amazing what movie magic can do!

  1. Hello, Maricel!
    I love Christopher Reeve since my 10 years-old!
    I’ve had a pleasure see him playing in all Superman series.
    Brandon Routh is cute and look alike Chris, but my eternal Superman is Christopher Reeve, with sure. He was marvellous!!!!
    By the way, you posted this one in my birthday, December 26 th!
    Bye, bye and congratulations!!!
    Mary.
    http://marymiranda-fatosdefato.blogspot.com

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