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christopher reeve tribute

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a true legend of acting. brought one of most love comic hero's to life on the big screen by playing superman. and did he play it well. even a broadway star and plus a grade student of princeton. what can we say about a true legend like christopher reeve. when he was working on the movie somewhere in time he also working on superman 2 cause richard donner wasn't making it. they went with other film maker to finish the movie. so chris went back to finish the movie. but now the richard donner cut of superman 2 is out on dvd. when chris ended up in the wheel chair people that he was friends with like robin williams he went to prove one day a man was able to walk again. like he made us believe that a man can fly. so he went out to make that dream come true. not only he play superman on the big screen but also was being a real life superman in real life in a wheel chair. so while he was doing that he made a quest shot in the hit tv show smallville which star tom welling as young clark kent. and reeve play a scientist name virgal swan. and in the show he was telling clark on who he is where did he come from and how to read his planet writing. and show became a bigger hit with reeve on the show cause it was like pasting the torch to tom welling. now tom said once that he didn't know anything about superman until he meant christopher reeve on the set of smallville. plus chris hand pick tom welling for the tv show smallville. cause other actors where trying out for the role even superman returns actor brandon routh. and then he return in season 3 for smallville. but on october 10 2004 we lost are superman. even when superman returns came out they did a tribute for christopher reeve. plus what i didn't know they wanted chris to show up as superman in the supergirl movie with helen slater as kara. but that didn't happen cause reeve wanted a break from superman. but he love playing superman he said it was one of his favorite parts to play.