He’s done all the things and more that we’ve shown him doing, right?” Like in “Watchmen,” which he directed in 2009, Snyder said he wanted to depict the true nature of violence rather than the sanitized, unrealistic version.Zack Snyder took a lot of flack for depicting mass deaths and the destruction of Metropolis in last summer’s “Man of Steel.” As he gears up to shoot the pic’s sequel, the still-untitled “Batman-Superman” movie, the director told Forbes that he’s merely depicting the “real world we live in.” Snyder said that fans are clinging to the more squeaky-clean Superman as depicted by Christopher Reeve in the iconic movies, instead of the comic book version of Superman, who wreaked massive damage.

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He was also an active campaigner of various issues related to health and society.

It was a tragic accident during an equestrian competition in Culpeper, Virginia that left him as a quadriplegic.

He lobbied on behalf of people with spinal cord injuries and for human embryonic stem cell research, founding the Christopher Reeve Foundation and co-founding the Reeve-Irvine Research Center.

Christopher Reeve was born on September 25, 1952, in New York City, the son of Barbara Pitney (Lamb), a journalist, and Franklin D'Olier Reeve, a teacher, novelist, poet, and scholar.

Reeve appeared in other critically acclaimed films such as Somewhere in Time (1980), The Bostonians (1984), Street Smart (1987) and The Remains of the Day (1993).

He received a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination for his performance in the television remake of Rear Window (1998).

It was while studying at Cornell University that Reeves took up acting professionally.

He made his Broadway debut and soon was asked to play the lead character of Clark Kent/Superman.

Reeve was of almost entirely English ancestry, with many family lines that had been in America since the early 1600s.

Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, author, and activist.

He lobbied on behalf of people with spinal-cord injuries and for human embryonic stem cell research, founding the Christopher Reeve Foundation and co-founding the Reeve-Irvine Research Center. Christopher and Dana's son, William Elliot Reeve, was born on June 7, 1992.