Milestones

DIED. CHRISTOPHER REEVE, 52, chiseled star of four Superman movies, who became even better known for his inspiration and activism after a 1995 horse-riding accident left him paralyzed; of an infection from a pressure wound; in Mount Kisco, New York. Reeve won the Superman role in 1977 after a brief stage career and a single bit part in a film, and gave the character strength, romance and, as alter ego Clark Kent, a deft comic touch. After his accident, Reeve became a powerful spokesman for spinal-injury victims, advocating the use of fetal stem cells for medical...