George Reeves

Birthday: January 5th, 1914 Date of Death: June 16th, 1959 Place of Birth: Woolstock, Iowa, USA

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.