Did George Reeves really take his own life with a single gunshot to the head or was his death part of a more sinister plot? Reeves, who is best known for his portrayal of Superman in the 1950s television show “Adventures of Superman,” died June 16, 1959 in his home at 1579 Benedict Canyon Dr Beverly Hills, CA 90210 — just days before he was to marry socialite Leonore Lemmon.

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Did George Reeves really take his own life with a single gunshot to the head or was his death part of a more sinister plot? Reeves, who is best known for his portrayal of Superman in the 1950s television show “Adventures of Superman,” died June 16, 1959 in his home at 1579 Benedict Canyon Dr Beverly Hills, CA 90210 — just days before he was to marry socialite Leonore Lemmon.

After the Superman series, Reeves had trouble finding work and was in dire financial straits due to his extravagant Hollywood lifestyle. According to the police report, between approximately 1:30 and 2:00 a.m. on June 16, 1959, Reeves reportedly shot himself in the head in the upstairs bedroom of his Los Angeles home, while his fiancée, playwright Leonore Lemmon, and friends William Bliss, writer Robert Condon, and Carol Van Ronkel were partying downstairs.

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Reeves with his fiancee Leonore Lemmon

Reeves with his fiancee Leonore Lemmon

Hollywoodland  Hollywoodland is a 2006 biopic/docudrama directed by TV alum Allen Coulter (his feature directorial debut) about a down-on-his-luck private investigator, Louis Simo (Adrien Brody), investigating the suspicious death of actor George Reeves (Ben Affleck), the star of television's Adventures of Superman. Toni Mannix (Diane Lane), the wife of MGM studio executive Eddie Mannix (Bob Hoskins), had been in a long romantic relationship with Reeves, who had ended the affair and had…

Hollywoodland Hollywoodland is a 2006 biopic/docudrama directed by TV alum Allen Coulter (his feature directorial debut) about a down-on-his-luck private investigator, Louis Simo (Adrien Brody), investigating the suspicious death of actor George Reeves (Ben Affleck), the star of television's Adventures of Superman. Toni Mannix (Diane Lane), the wife of MGM studio executive Eddie Mannix (Bob Hoskins), had been in a long romantic relationship with Reeves, who had ended the affair and had…

Hollywoodland (2006) Adrian Brody, Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Bob Hoskins

Directed by Allen Coulter. With Adrien Brody, Ben Affleck, Diane Lane, Bob Hoskins. A detective examines the mysterious death of George Reeves, the star of the television series Adventures of Superman

Leonore Lemmon Interview 1989 about George Reeves Death

Leonore Lemmon Interview 1989 about George Reeves Death

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