That was over 36 years ago in 1983.
In 2004 he died aged just 52, starring in 42 films in his career, 33 since Superman III was released.
In Superman III, I think Christopher Reeve looks:
Superman III scores 5.3 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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