George Reeves

George Reeves

  • Birthday: 1914-01-05
  • Deathday: 1959-06-16
  • Place of birth: Woolstock, Iowa, USA
  • Also know as: George Keefer Brewer

Biography

George Reeves (January 5, 1914 – June 16, 1959) was an American actor best known for his role as Superman in the 1950s television program titled 'Adventures of Superman'. His death at age 45 from a gunshot remains a polarizing issue. The official finding was suicide, but some believe he was murdered or the victim of an accidental shooting.

Filmography

Gone with the Wind

1939

As Brent Tarleton

The Blue Gardenia

1953

As Sam Haynes

Rancho Notorious

1952

As Wilson

Superman and the Mole-Men

1951

As Superman / Clark Kent

Blood and Sand

1941

As Capt. Pierre Lauren

Dead Men Tell

1941

As Bill Lydig

Westward Ho, The Wagons!

1956

As James Stephen

Hoppy Serves a Writ

1943

As Steve Jordan

Bar 20

1943

As Lin Bradley

Border Patrol

1943

As Don Enrique Perez

Colt Comrades

1943

As Lin Whitlock

Lydia

1941

As Bob Willard

The Strawberry Blonde

1941

As Harold

Torrid Zone

1940

As Sancho

Bugles in the Afternoon

1952

As Lt. Smith

The Good Humor Man

1950

As Stuart Nagle

Jungle Jim

1948

As Bruce Edwards

So Proudly We Hail

1943

As Lt. John Summers

Special Agent

1949

As Paul Devereaux

The Monroe Doctrine

1939

As John Sturgis

Buckskin Frontier

1943

As Jeff Collins

'Til We Meet Again

1940

As Jimmy Coburn

Forever Female

1953

As George Courtland

Jungle Goddess

1948

As Mike Patton

Blue, White, and Perfect

1942

As Juan Arturo O'Hara

Father Is A Prince

1940

As Gary Lee

The Adventures of Sir Galahad

1949

As Sir Galahad

Stamp Day for Superman

1954

As Superman / Clark Kent

Winged Victory

1944

As Lieutenant Thompson

Gambling on the High Seas

1940

As Excited Reporter

Tear Gas Squad

1940

As Joe McCabe

The Sainted Sisters

1948

As Sam Stoaks

Ladies Must Live

1940

As George Halliday

Argentine Nights

1940

As Eduardo Estaban

Sex Hygiene

1942

As Pool player

Always a Bride

1940

As Michael Stevens

The Fighting 69th

1940

As Jack O'Keefe (uncredited)

Meet the Fleet

1940

As Benson

Smashing the Money Ring

1939

As Trial Spectator (uncredited)

Calling All Husbands

1940

As Dan Williams

Espionage Agent

1939

As Warrington's Secretary

Four Wives

1939

As Laboratory Man (uncredited)

From Here to Eternity

1953

As Sgt. Maylon Stark (uncredited)

Calling Philo Vance

1940

As Steamship Clerk (uncredited)

Man at Large

1941

As Bob Grayson

Virginia City

1940

As Maj. Drewery's Union Telegrapher (uncredited)

Leather Burners

1943

As Harrison Brooke

Pony Express Days

1940

As William F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody

Knute Rockne All American

1940

As Distraught Player (uncredited)

Thunder in the Pines

1948

As Jeff Collins

The Kansan

1943

As Jesse James

Ride, Cowboy, Ride

1939

As Pancho Daminguez/ Sam Brenner

The Mad Martindales

1942

As Julio Rigo

The Mutineers

1949

As Thomas Nagle

Samson and Delilah

1949

As Wounded Messenger

On Dress Parade

1939

As Southern Soldier in Trench (uncredited)

Time to Kill

1945

As Frank

The Lady and the Lug

1941

As Doug Abbott

The Great Lover

1949

As Williams

Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics

2010

As Clark Kent / Superman (archive footage)

The Movie Orgy

1968

As Superman/Clark Kent (archive footage)

Oops, Those Hollywood Bloopers!

1982

As Self (archive footage)

Breakdowns of 1941

1941

As Self (archive footage) (uncredited)

Variety Girl

1947

As George Reeves (uncredited)

From Here to Eternity

1953

As Undetermined Role (uncredited)

Hollywood's Hidden Secrets

1987

As (archive footage)

Television: The First Fifty Years

1999

As Superman (archive footage)

The Flash

2023

As Superman (archive footage)

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