That was over 39 years ago in 1981.
In 2004 he died aged just 52, starring in 42 films in his career, 37 since Superman II was released.
In Superman II, I think Christopher Reeve looks:
Superman II scores 6.5 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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