The Life of Christopher Reeve

by Timie-Lemmens | created - 8 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Castlist for a movie, detailing the live of Christopher Reeve.

1. Billy Zane

Actor | Titanic

William George Zane, better known as Billy Zane, was born on February 24, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, to Thalia (Colovos) and William Zane, both of Greek ancestry. His parents were amateur actors and managed a medical technical school. Billy has an older sister, actress and singer Lisa Zane. Billy ...

Marlon Brando (Jor-El)

2. Asa Butterfield

Actor | Hugo

Asa Butterfield was born in Islington, London, England, to Jacqueline Farr and Sam Butterfield. He began acting at the age of 8, after a talent spotting casting director saw him at his local after school drama club, The Young Actors Theatre in Islington. Following on from a couple of small roles in...

Jeff East (Young Clark Kent)

3. Erica Durance

Actress | The Butterfly Effect 2

Erica Durance was born on June 21, 1978 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Smallville (2001) and Saving Hope (2012). She grew up with an older brother and sister on a turkey farm in Three Hills. After school, she moved to Vancouver to start her acting career. ...

Journalist in Superman I (cameo)

4. Oscar Isaac

Actor | Ex Machina

Oscar Isaac was born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, María Eugenia, and a Cuban father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano, a pulmonologist. Oscar was raised in Miami, Florida. Before he became an actor, he played lead guitar and sang vocals in his band the Blinking ...

Christopher Reeve

5. Bryce Dallas Howard

Actress | Jurassic World

Bryce Dallas Howard was born on March 2, 1981, in Los Angeles, California. She was conceived in Dallas, Texas (the reason for her middle name). Her father, Ron Howard, is a former actor turned Oscar-winning director. Her mother is actress and writer Cheryl Howard (née Alley). Her famous relatives ...

Margot Kidder (Lois Lane)

6. David Morrissey

Actor | The Walking Dead

David Morrissey started acting at Everyman's Youth Theatre in Liverpool, where he was born and raised. He made an auspicious debut in One Summer (1983), a series about two Liverpool runaways. Following a degree at RADA, he worked with the theatre company Cheek By Jowl. He has also worked at theatre...

Gene Hackman (Lex Luthor)

7. Jim Cummings

Actor | Christopher Robin

Born James Jonah Cummings on November 3, 1952, he grew up in Youngstown, Ohio.

Sooner or later, he moved to New Orleans. There, he designed Mardi Gras floats, was a singer, door-to-door salesman, and a Louisiana riverboat deckhand.

Then Cummings moved to Anaheim, California, where he started his ...

Superman movie trailer announcer

8. Helen Mirren

Actress | RED

Dame Helen Mirren was born in Queen Charlotte's Hospital in West London. Her mother, Kathleen Alexandrina Eva Matilda (Rogers), was from a working-class English family, and her father, Vasiliy Petrovich Mironov, was a Russian-born civil servant, from Kuryanovo, whose own father was a diplomat. ...

Queen Elizabeth II (attended the premiere of the first Superman movie in London)

9. Olivia Colman

Actress | The Favourite

Olivia Colman was born on January 30, 1974 in Norwich, Norfolk, England as Sarah Caroline Olivia Colman. She is an actress, known for The Favourite (2018), Tyrannosaur (2011) and The Lobster (2015). She has been married to Ed Sinclair since August 2001. They have three children.

Sarah Douglas (Ursa)

10. Quinton Hoover

Writer | To Boldly Suck: Bad Lore Movies

Quinton Hoover was born as Quinton Kyle Hoover. He is a writer and director, known for To Boldly Suck: Bad Lore Movies (2019), Arbuckle: A Garfield Fan Film (2019) and Fallen Titans (2018).

Jack O'Halloran (Non)

11. Laura Dern

Actress | Jurassic Park

Laura Dern was born on February 10, 1967 in Los Angeles, the daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd. Dern was exposed to movie sets and the movie industry from infancy, and obtained several bit parts as a child. Her parents divorced when Dern was two and Dern lost contact with her father for ...

Older Annette O'Toole (Martha Kent on Smallville)

12. Melissa Benoist

Actress | Supergirl

Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress, singer and dancer. She was born in Littleton, Colorado , the daughter of Julie and Jim Benoist, a physician. Her paternal great-grandfather was of French descent. The rest of her ancestry is German, English, and Scottish. She started dance classes at ...

Daily Planet Extra (cameo)

13. Chyler Leigh

Actress | Not Another Teen Movie

Born in Charlotte, North Carolina and raised in Virginia Beach and Miami Beach, Chyler began her career in front of the camera at age 12 modeling for magazines and catalogues. Her success in print led to national commercials for Coca Cola and Wendy's, among others.

By 16 she had already completed ...

Daily Planet Extra (cameo)

14. Mehcad Brooks

Actor | Desperate Housewives

Mehcad Brooks continues to rise as one of Hollywood's most promising stars. Brooks was in USA's new drama Necessary Roughness (2011), in which he portrayed Terrence "TK" King, the star wide receiver for the Hawks who is becoming notorious for his frequent fumbles -- not to mention his regular ...

White House Soldier in Superman II (cameo)

15. Spencer Wilding

Actor | Rogue One

Spencer Wilding is a Welsh actor and special creature performer in the UK.

He is known for his interpretation of strong and imposing characters, often using prosthetics and makeup. He has appeared in films and series like Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, the saga Harry Potter, Wrath of the Titans (2012)...

Krypton Guard / Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back & Return of the Jedi (movies released in 1980 and 1983, same year that Superman II and Superman III were released) (cameo)

16. Jeremy Jordan

Actor | The Last Five Years

Jeremy Michael Jordan was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is most well-known for his television roles in Supergirl (2015) and Smash (2012).

Jeremy graduated in 2007 with a degree in Musical Theatre from Ithaca College. Soon after, he landed his first Broadway role in "Rock of Ages." In ...

Guard at the Eifel Tower in Superman II (cameo)

17. Azie Tesfai

Actress | Franklin & Bash

Azie Tesfai was born on December 20, 1992 in Orange County, California, USA as Azieb Goitom Tesfai. She is an actress, known for Franklin & Bash (2011), Wicked Wicked Games (2006) and Jane the Virgin (2014).

Passerby in Superman II (cameo)

18. John Boyega

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

John Boyega is a British actor, known for playing Finn in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015). Boyega rose to prominence in his native United Kingdom for his role of Moses in the 2011 sci-fi comedy film Attack the Block (2011), before attaining international recognition for his work ...

Richard Pryor (Gus Gorman in Superman III)

19. Bonnie Wright

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Bonnie Francesca Wright was born on February 17, 1991 to jewelers Gary Wright and Sheila Teague. Her debut performance was in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) as Ron Weasley's little sister Ginny Weasley. Bonnie tried out for the film due to her older brother Lewis mentioning she ...

Young Annette O'Toole (Lana Lang)

20. Katie McGrath

Actress | Jurassic World

Irish actress Katie McGrath did not intend to make a career for herself in the acting profession, studying History at Trinity College, Dublin. Upon graduating, she became interested in fashion journalism and worked for lifestyle and fashion magazine, Image. After this, her mother's best friend, an ...

Helen Slater (Supergirl)

21. Jenna Elfman

Actress | Dharma & Greg

Jenna Elfman began her career as a professional dancer, appearing in music videos by Depeche Mode and Anthrax, and danced on the 1991 Academy Awards live broadcast, choreographed by Debbie Allen.

She ultimately transitioned to acting, best known for her role as Dharma in the hit television series "...

Deborah Raffin (auditioned for Lois Lane)

22. Sophia Lillis

Actress | It

Sophia Lillis was born in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. She started her acting career at the age of seven, when her stepfather encouraged her to take acting classes at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Manhattan. While studying there, a teacher recommended her for a role in an NYU student film...

Diane Sherry (Young Lana Lang)

23. Lana Parrilla

Actress | Once Upon a Time

Lana Maria Parrilla (born July 15, 1977) is an American actress. Parrilla is best known for her roles on television and radio. She was a regular cast member in the fifth season of the ABC sitcom Spin City (1996) from 2000 to 2001. She later starred in Boomtown (2002-2003), Windfall (2006), ...

Lesley Ann Warren (auditioned for Lois Lane after having played the role in a Superman musical adaptation)

24. Felicity Jones

Actress | Rogue One

Felicity Rose Hadley Jones is an English actress and producer. Jones started her professional acting career as a child, appearing at age 12 in The Treasure Seekers (1996). She went on to play Ethel Hallow for one series in the television show The Worst Witch and its sequel Weirdsister College. ...

Dana Reeves (Christopher Reeves' wife)

25. Kate Bosworth

Actress | Superman Returns

Kate Bosworth was born in Los Angeles, California, to Patricia (Potter), a homemaker, and Harold Bosworth, who was an executive for Talbots. Unlike the characters Bosworth has portrayed in television and in film, which are known as "townies", Kate spent most of her childhood in different cities and...

Valerie Perrine (Eve Teschmacher)

26. David Harewood

Actor | Blood Diamond

David Harewood was born on December 8, 1965 in Birmingham, England. He is an actor and director, known for Blood Diamond (2006), Supergirl (2015) and The Merchant of Venice (2004). He has been married to Kirsty Handy since February 26, 2013. They have two children.

Firefighter in Superman III (cameo)

27. Dave Fennoy

Actor | The Walking Dead: The Game - Season 1

Dave Fennoy was born on January 20, 1952 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA as David Henderson Fennoy II. He is known for his work on The Walking Dead (2012), StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010) and Batman: Arkham Knight (2015). He is married to Ilene Fennoy. They have one child.

Morgan Freeman (appeared alongside Christopher Reeve in Street Smart)

28. Mark Gibbon

Actor | The Chronicles of Riddick

Mark Gibbon is known for his work on The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Man of Steel (2013) and The 6th Day (2000).

Mark Pillow (Nuclear Man in Superman IV: The Quest for Peace)

29. Brandon Routh

Actor | Superman Returns

Brandon James Routh (pronounced like "south") was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and grew up in nearby Norwalk. He is the son of Catherine LaVonne (Lear), a teacher, and Ronald Wayne Routh, a carpenter. Routh has English, Scottish, and German ancestry. He attended the University of Iowa and starred in ...

Astronaut in Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (cameo)

30. Helen Slater

Actress | Supergirl

Helen Slater was born in Bethpage, New York, to Alice Joan (Citrin), a lawyer and peace activist, and Gerald Slater, a television executive. She was raised in Massapequa, Long Island, New York, and is of Eastern European Jewish descent. Appearing in many shows as a child, she attended the New York ...

Faye Dunaway (Selena in the Supergirl movie)

31. Julie Gonzalo

Actress | A Cinderella Story

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Gonzalo moved to Miami, Florida when she was 8 years old.

Her first acting role came when she was 20 and she made a few TV appearances during the early 2000s, as well as appearing in some high profile movies (including Freaky Friday (2003)) but her breakthrough role ...

Mother at photobooth in Superman III (cameo)

32. Elizabeth Tulloch

Actress | The Artist

Elizabeth "Bitsie" Tulloch is an American actress. She is known for her role as Juliette Silverton/Eve in the NBC television series Grimm.

Tulloch was born in San Diego, California, but grew up in Spain, Uruguay, and Argentina. "Bitsie" is not a contraction of Tulloch's given name, Elizabeth, but an...

Woman in Taxi in Superman I (cameo)

33. Michael Keaton

Actor | Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Quirky, inventive and handsome American actor Michael Keaton first achieved major fame with his door-busting performance as fast-talking ideas man Bill Blazejowski, alongside a nerdish morgue attendant (Henry Winkler), in Night Shift (1982). He played further comedic roles in Mr. Mom (1983), Johnny...

Ned Beatty (Otis)

34. Staz Nair

Actor | Supergirl

Staz can be seen as the series regular role of William Dey in SUPERGIRL for the CW / DC Entertainment. He also recently filmed the guest lead role of Dax Baron (Doomsday) in the second season of KRYPTON for Syfy and DC Entertainment.

He can be seen as the recurring role of Qhono, Daenerys ...

Military general in Superman I (cameo)

35. Jon Bailey

Actor | Bumblebee

Professional voice actor since 2009 in 3,000+ trailers, promos, ads, video games, animation, toys, reality shows, documentaries, ADR soundalikes, sizzle reels & digital media. Notable roles include Transformers: Combiner Wars, XCOM, Dishonored 2, Halo Wars 2, Graveyard Carz, Clone Wars & the ...

Additional movie trailer announcer

36. Rhett McLaughlin

Writer | Good Mythical Morning

Rhett McLaughlin is a writer and producer, known for Good Mythical Morning (2012), Breaking Bad: The Middle School Musical (2013) and The Mythical Show (2013).

Pierre Spengler (Producer on Superman II)

37. Millie Bobby Brown

Actress | Stranger Things

Millie Bobby Brown (born 19 February 2004) is an English actress and model. She rose to prominence for her role as Eleven in the Netflix science fiction drama series Stranger Things (2016), for which she earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series ...

Helen Slater (Supergirl)



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