Dana Reeve

Actress + Singer + Activist
Born Mar 17, 1961

Dana Reeve (March 17, 1961 – March 6, 2006) was an American actress, singer, and activist for disability causes. She was the widow of actor Christopher Reeve.

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  • Watch: Will Reeve Talks About His Childhood
    ABC News - Jun 17, 2016
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    Adaptoys Is Changing The Game For People With Paralysis
    Huffington Post - May 02, 2016
  • Get Smart About Higher Education And Disability Services
    Yahoo News - Jul 18, 2014
  • The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Releases 2013 Holiday Gift Guide
    Yahoo News - Nov 25, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Dana Reeve.


1961 Birth Born on March 17, 1961.


1979 18 Years Old She grew up in the town of Greenburgh, New York, where she graduated from Edgemont High School in 1979.


1984 23 Years Old 1 More Event
She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in English Literature from Middlebury College in Vermont in 1984. … Read More


1992 31 Years Old She married actor Christopher Reeve in Williamstown, Massachusetts in April 1992, and they had a son, William Elliot "Will" Reeve, born on June 7, 1992, whom they raised in Pound Ridge, New York. … Read More
2000 39 Years Old In 2000, she co-hosted a live daily talk show for women on the Lifetime Network with Deborah Roberts called Lifetime Live and also wrote a brief column for the defunct These articles can be found at the Christopher Reeve Homepage. … Read More


2004 43 Years Old She authored the book, Care Packages: Letters to Christopher Reeve from Strangers and Other Friends. In 2004, she was performing in the Broadway-bound play Brooklyn Boy at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California when she had to rush home to reach her husband's bedside after he went into cardiac arrest and a coma.
Reeve was born Dana Charles Morosini in Teaneck, New Jersey to Charles Morosini, a cardiologist, and Helen Simpson Morosini, who died in February 2005.
She appeared at Madison Square Garden on January 12, 2006, and sang the Carole King song "Now and Forever" in honor of New York Rangers hockey player Mark Messier, whose number was retired that evening. … Read More
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