09:55 PM EDT 02/21/2015
Originally posted 01/30/2015 04:15PM
At first, Will Reeve couldn't believe it when ESPN called offering him a job as a SportsCenter reporter. "I thought there was some caveat that I wasn't getting," he tells PEOPLE, recalling how stunned he was.
Originally posted 01/28/2015 12:30PM
Will Reeve has just landed the role of a lifetime.
Reeve, who bears a startling resemblance to his late father, Christopher, has joined ESPN's SportsCenter.
"I'm working for ESPN," Reeve, 22, tells PEOPLE. "I recently started. I'm looking forward to telling stories of all kinds. It's been a lifelong dream of mine. This is the fulfillment of a dream."
Originally posted 12/21/2014 03:15PM
Christopher Reeve and Robin Williams started off as roommates at Juilliard, but they ended as family.
Originally posted 11/21/2014 03:30PM
Before an emotional tribute to his father, Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams, Zak Williams spoke to PEOPLE about adjusting to life without his famous dad, admitting, "It's tremendously sad ... we're trying to stay strong."
Originally posted 10/09/2014 08:40AM
Ten years after the death of actor and activist Christopher Reeve, his eldest son, Matthew, is revealing a "huge breakthrough" in the treatment of spinal cord injuries – and wishes his dad were here to see it.
Originally posted 08/12/2014 11:15AM
To the world, Robin Williams will be remembered for the manic humor and emotional characters he portrayed onscreen.
Originally posted 09/08/2011 02:05PM
Meet Christopher Reeve's super kids!
The children of the Superman star are all grown up – and continuing their parents' fight to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.
Matthew Reeve, Alexandra Reeve Givens and Will Reeve all attended The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation "Night for a Cure" gala in Manhattan on Wednesday and turned heads for their good looks and good deeds.
"It's unbelievable," Matthew, 31, told PEOPLE of the research the foundation funded that recently helped paralysis victim Rob Summers, 25, stand and walk again. "My dad would have said, 'Sign me up.' "
Originally posted 08/04/2011 04:45PM
It's a bird, it's a plane – it's the new Superman!
Henry Cavill will be taking over the role the late Christopher Reeve made famous in the upcoming film Man of Steel, and with his dashing good looks and rock-hard body, The Tudors star looks the part in the iconic blue suit and red cape.
The comic book reboot, which is expected in theaters in 2013, also stars Amy Adams as Lois Lane, as well as Russell Crowe, Diane Lane and Kevin Costner.
Originally posted 11/02/2009 09:00AM
Of the 43,741 people who ran the New York City Marathon on Sunday, a handful stood out, both for having claims to fame and for their reasons for running.
Alanis Morrissette, former ER doc Anthony Edwards, The Incredible Hulk's Edward Norton and Christopher Reeve's son Matthew battled through the sweat and determination on the streets of the Big Apple, all for a good cause.
"It was such a thrill but I'm burnt," Edwards told PEOPLE moments after crossing the finish line. "I'm totally tired! But that's the point. I'm just so happy that I finished. But tomorrow I'm going to feel happier."
Originally posted 05/12/2009 11:55AM
Christopher Reeve's 29-year-old son, Matthew Reeve, plans to run the New York City Marathon to raise funds for his late father's foundation, which helps people with spinal cord injuries, both the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and the New York Road Runners have announced.
Come Nov. 1's Marathon Day, Reeve, a documentary maker whose films include those about his father, will wear bib No. 1275 – representing the 1.275 million people with spinal cord injuries.
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