|Above, George Reeves during a photo shoot about 72 hours before his death.|
Today marks 59 years since Adventures of Superman star George Reeves took his life in his Benedict Canyon bedroom.
Over the years, there has been much speculation over the circumstances over Reeves's death on June 16, 1959. There have been several books about Reeves with varying conclusions. A movie, Hollywoodland, was a fictional account of his death.
|Above, George Reeves's former home in Benedict Canyon. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Had he lived, Reeves would have been a huge draw at comic book and science-fiction conventions.