That was over 41 years ago in 1978.
In 2004 he died aged just 52, starring in 42 films in his career, 41 since Superman was released.
In Superman, I think Christopher Reeve looks:
Superman scores 6.9 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Christopher Reeve's first acting role was as 'Phillips' in Gray Lady Down, released in 1978 when he was 25.
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