George Reeves, born George Keefer Brewer, was born in Woolstock on January 5, 1914, and died in Beverly Hills on June 16, 1959. George was the only son of Don and Helen Brewer. He is best known for his role as Superman/Clark Kent in the television series The Adventures of Superman which aired in the 1950’s.
Reeves also acted in Gone with the Wind, Tear Gas Squad, Calling All Husbands, Men at Large, and So Proudly We Hail!.
A celebration of George Reeves is planned for Sunday, Jan. 5, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Woolstock Community Hall. There will be cake and ice cream served. A raffle will be held for goodie bags and short viewing of George Reeves’ career works and life. There will be an on-line raffle held as well.
For more information on this and coming celebrations for George Reeves, visit the Facebook group “George Reeves’ 100th Birthday – Woolstock, Iowa”. The committee is planning monthly celebration until June 16, 2014, to celebrate the life, career, and charitable spirit of George Reeves.