Christopher Reeve

Beloved actor and movie Superman Christopher Reeve lived on the Uper West Side, After falling froma horse and being paralyzed, Christopher and his wife Dana moved to their home is Westchester.

Via the NY Post:

Christopher Reeve bought the shingle-style home on Great Hill Farms Road in 1992. It features seven bedrooms, 5 ½ baths, a gourmet country kitchen, gym, movie theater, game room, two offices, servants’ quarters, hightech wiring and a generator system.

When Reeve was paralyzed after a fall during a horse-jumping competition in 1995, the house was reconfigured with wider doors and ramps, as well as the addition of a first-floor master bedroom and exercise room.

After waging a nearly decade-long battle with his paralysis, the former Superman finally succumbed to his injuries at his home in October 2004. A year and a half later, Dana, who was admired for her unyielding devotion to her ailing husband, lost her battle with lung cancer at age 44 last March. Their 13-year-old son, Will, who grew up in the home, will be raised by family friends in the area.

The three-level, 16-room mansion on just more than 3 private acres in Pound Ridge was later sold $2.95 million.

Video: Christopher Reeve introducing a film montage recognizing how Hollywood has tackled social issues. 68th Annual Academy Awards®in 1996.

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