Google Honors Christopher Reeve on His Birthday

Google has paid tribute to Christopher Reeve on what would have been his 69th birthday, with Saturday’s Doodle dedicated to the actor, director and humanitarian.

Chris Reeve

While forever remembered for playing Superman, Christopher Reeve became a powerful advocate for people with disabilities and for increased funding for medical research after a 1995 horseback riding accident left him paralyzed from the neck down.

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September 25, 2021 2:26 am

Christopher Reeve truly set the bar for the role of Superman. Not only in the role but out of it as well. From making the audience “believe a man can fly” as Superman, to then pushing through a life changing injury and then helping and inspiring others who had gone through similar trama as well.
Happy Birthday Christopher Reeve! You will always make us “Believe a man can fly!”
We miss you Superman.

September 25, 2021 9:06 am
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@Superman2878 – I completely agree. Christopher Reeve was great on and off the set. Great portrayal of Superman as well as a real life Superman by inspiring others like you said.

September 25, 2021 9:07 am

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Christopher Reeve! You are a legend!

September 25, 2021 11:23 am

I wrote letters to Christopher Reeve and his wife Dana when I lived in Illinois. They answered my letters. I worked on a neuro unit at the local hospital. Many of my patients were “quads” as he was. His spinal injury was high so he could not move arms or legs. “Paras” can move arms. I asked him to do a movie as a “quad” and he did. I believe he and Joni Tada, have done much with their lives to inspire others like them. We, medical people have cared but Chris and Joni have given them inspiration.