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Christopher Dennis, Known as ‘Hollywood Superman,’ Dies at 52

Christopher Dennis, Known as ‘Hollywood Superman,’ Dies at 52”

Dennis also made multiple appearances on "Jimmy Kimmel Live", and was one of several of Hollywood Boulevard's costumed performers to be profiled in the 2007 documentary "Confessions of a Superhero".

Christopher Dennis - a famed street performer known for portraying Superman on Hollywood Boulevard for more than two decades - has died.

According to TMZ, which first reported the news, Dennis was found dead Saturday in the San Fernando Valley.

His body was found in clothing dustbin, used for clothing donations, the law enforcement sources said.

Kimmel's spokesmen on Wednesday issued a statement which read, "Chris was a sweet guy who appeared on our show many times and was well-liked by everyone at Jimmy Kimmel Live". His cause of death is now unknown, and Los Angeles County authorities declined to offer any further information. "We will miss him".

"We want to just take a instant to extend our deepest condolences to the household, close friends, and followers of Christopher Dennis much better acknowledged as 'Hollywood Superman.' We have just gained phrase of his passing", the Super Museum posted on Fb.

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Dennis endured homelessness in 2016 soon after his motor household was towed. "Many years back he married the enjoy of his everyday living right here in Metropolis in entrance of the Superman statue". The Superman Super Site extends our deepest heartfelt condolences to Dennis's family and loved ones during this hard time of mourning.

"He spent time with our family and showed lots of support for our museum and the Superman Celebration", the museum wrote in the post.

"We've known Chris for many years", the statement continued.

Known for his uncanny resemblance to late Superman actor Christopher Reeve, Dennis was homeless and was attempting to get clothing for himself, officials told TMZ.

Dennis became a Hollywood Boulevard staple with other characters who walked along the stretch greeting tourists. "And we pray for comfort to those who loved and cared about him".



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