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Christopher Reeve’s Look-Alike Son Will Reeve Joins ESPN’s SportsCenter

Will Reeve
Will Reeve, the 22-year-old son of the late Christopher and Dana Reeve, is one of three new correspondents for ESPN's SportsCenter

A Clark Kent for the modern age! Will Reeve, the look-alike youngest son of late Superman star Christopher Reeve, just scored his dream job as a member of ESPN’s SportsCenter team, The Wrap reported on Tuesday, Jan. 27.

Reeve, 22, is one of three new talents — along with comedian Reese Waters and social media savant Sarina Morales — who’ve been tapped for the program. The Wrap notes that they’ll be doing “special reports” for the network and tapping into “the digital landscape to reach the millennial generation.”

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According to his mini bio on The Wrap, Reeve — who looks remarkably like his handsome father — started his broadcasting career with internships at ABC and Good Morning America. Later, after graduating from Middlebury College, he earned a few writing and reporting gigs for ESPN, which he describes as “like a member of the family because it was always on.”

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“My dad and I had a huge bond and shared a love of sports,” he told The Wrap of his late father, who died in 2004 at age 52, nine years after he was paralyzed in a horse-riding accident. (The actor’s wife, Dana Reeve, died two years later in 2006 of lung cancer.)

Will Reeve and family
Will Reeve — here with mom Dana Reeve, dad Christopher Reeve, and family friend Robin Williams in 2004 — has been tapped to join ESPN’s SportsCenter

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“I hope they would be proud and say, ‘Great job,’ no matter what,” Reeve added. “Then my dad would probably tell me to straighten my tie.”

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