The actor who played Superman
• The actors who played Superman
The role of Superman in Hollywood called cursed. Actors who played the hero, no longer receives the major proposals, and some high-profile names associated tragedy ...
In 1948 came the first film adaptation of the comic book Superman - black-and-white movie series of 15 pieces. The film crew set about trying to create special effects, and once Kirk Alyn whole day filming hanging on the ropes before the image of the clouds. It turned out clumsy, and as a result of Superman flying, it was decided to draw. After shooting Kirk Alyn also failed to stay on top. After "Superman" actor was interrupted by tiny roles, and in the early 60s and all left the cinema.
Reeves appeared in several films and superhero series "Adventures of Superman" (1951-1958). A year after the end of the show the actor committed suicide. Death recognized suicide, but the tabloids started a rumor that his death should the MGM influential producer Eddie Mannix, with his wife whom Reeves had an affair. However, now the cinema historians agree that Reeves had committed suicide - because of the fact that he could not find other work, except for the role of Superman.
Christopher Reeve starred in four films of Superman, which became a classic DC Comics. Reeve Superman became the most popular in the movies, but the actor out of character, like his predecessors, failed.
After the release of the movie "Superman 4: The struggle for peace", he did not get a significant role in 1987. But Reeve was always something to do. The actor played in the theater, engaged in charity, twice flew solo across the Atlantic Ocean, sailed, flown on a hang glider, plunged diving - in fact, Reeve was Superman in real life. Artist also was an experienced rider, but in 1995 he unsuccessfully fallen from a horse. Reeve was paralyzed. He could not breathe independently and to speak, but did not leave a social activity, and together with his wife, actress Dana Morosini, opened a training center for paralyzed people skills of independent existence. Christopher Reef died in 2004 of a heart attack.
Kane played in the TV series "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" (1993-1997), and are no longer happening nothing significant in his career. It is known that Kane was the first boyfriend of actress Brooke Shields, and in 2000 the model Samantha Torres gave birth to the actor's son.
10 years, Welling played Superman in the TV series "Smallville" (2001-2011). At the beginning of filming the actor she married Jamie White model, and after the completion of the series pair divorced. Last year, Tom Welling landed the role in the series "Lucifer."
In 2006 came the film "Superman Returns", where he also played by Kevin Spacey and Kate Bosworth. Actress, by the way, was nominated for the "Golden Raspberry" as the worst actress. The following year, Ruth married actress Courtney Ford, which is now a son.
In 2016, the actor appeared in the guise of a superhero in the second season of "Supergirl", dedicated to her cousin Superman.
The Englishman Henry Cavill has played in three superhero films: "Man of Steel" (2013). "Batman vs. Superman: At the dawn of justice" (2016) and "Justice League" (2017) It looks like it, "the curse of Superman" It did not work - the actor is vigorous, healthy and developing career.