Christopher Reeve

1952 - 2004

Christopher Reeve

Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor, writer, and director. He was best known for playing the DC Comics character Superman, beginning with the acclaimed Superman (1978), for which he won a BAFTA Award, and, reprised the role in three sequels it spawned later on which has established him being widely regarded as one of the greatest actors of all time including an appearance in the CW Superman-themed television series Smallville (2001) alongside Tom Welling. Reeve's success as Superman allowed him to appear in other critically acclaimed films such as The Bostonians (1984), Street Smart (1987), and The Remains of the Day (1993). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christopher Reeve has received more than 11,210,333 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 258th most popular actor.

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  • 11M

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  • 65.16

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 61

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Christopher Reeve ranks 257 out of 8,832Before him are George Peppard, Burt Reynolds, Joan Crawford, Jessica Lange, Jennifer Aniston, and Daniel Day-Lewis. After him are Patrick Stewart, Danny Trejo, Kurt Russell, Faye Dunaway, Richard Harris, and Michael Keaton.

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Among people born in 1952, Christopher Reeve ranks 12Before him are Vajiralongkorn, Park Geun-hye, Harvey Weinstein, Roberto Benigni, Mickey Rourke, and Jostein Gaarder. After him are Robert Zemeckis, Nelson Piquet, Francis Fukuyama, Gary Moore, Roger Milla, and Sylvia Kristel. Among people deceased in 2004, Christopher Reeve ranks 19Before him are Ahmed Yassin, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, Janet Leigh, Susan Sontag, and Stieg Larsson. After him are Maurice Wilkins, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Helmut Newton, Leônidas, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, and Ingrid Thulin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Christopher Reeve ranks 508 out of 12,171Before him are Theodore William Richards (1868), Oprah Winfrey (1954), Leon Cooper (1930), Jennifer Aniston (1969), Eugene O'Neill (1888), and Jeff Bezos (1964). After him are Nat King Cole (1919), Danny Trejo (1944), Charles Goodyear (1800), Kurt Russell (1951), Faye Dunaway (1941), and Harold Urey (1893).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Christopher Reeve ranks 135Before him are Sean Penn (1960), George Peppard (1928), Burt Reynolds (1936), Joan Crawford (1904), Jessica Lange (1949), and Jennifer Aniston (1969). After him are Danny Trejo (1944), Kurt Russell (1951), Faye Dunaway (1941), Michael Keaton (1951), Kevin Spacey (1959), and Bryan Cranston (1956).