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Reeves, George (George Keefer Brewer, George Lescher)

Born: 1914 AD
Died: 1959 AD, at 45 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, TV Personality


1943 - Starred in the movie "So Proudly We Hail!" as Lt. John Summers


1952-1957 - Starred in the television series "Adventures of Superman" as Superman/Clark Kent.


1959 - Reeves died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. The official ruling was suicide -- and, since he left no note, it was assumed that Reeves was despondent over his flagging career. Since that time, however, there has been a mounting suspicion (engendered by the actor's friends and family) that George Reeves was murdered


2006 - Hollywoodland is a biopic/docudrama directed by TV alum Allen Coulter (his feature directorial debut) about a down-on-his-luck detective, Louis Simo (Adrien Brody), investigating the suspicious suicide of actor George Reeves (Ben Affleck), the star of television's Superman.









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