Gay porn star Cal Culver, who performed
under the name Casey Donovan, claims he had a romantic affair with
actor Christopher Reeve, UK's the Daily Mail reported.
Culver makes his claim from the grave
in the just published book Hollywood Babylon Strikes Again!: More
Exhibitions! More Sex! More Sin! More Scandals Unfit to Print by
co-authors Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince.
Reeve, who was best known for playing
the role of Superman, died at the age of 52 in 2004.
Culver died in 1987 of an AIDS-related
illness at the age of 43. He starred in the 1971 gay porn film Boys
in the Sand, which turned the male escort into an instant gay
Culver claims he met Reeve auditioning
for a role on Broadway in the mid-1970s as he attempted to cross over
into mainstream acting.
The pair had a two-month affair that
ended when Reeve learned that Culver also worked in the porn
“Christopher was a great lover and I
think I liberated him sexually,” Culver wrote in a never-published
autobiography. “I didn't think he was gay but he seemed willing to
try anything once. He was curious.”
Porter told the paper that the believed
the story to be legitimate.
In 1982, Reeve shared an on-screen kiss
with Michael Caine in the film Deathtrap.
Reeve, who became a quadriplegic in
1995 after a horse riding accident, died of heart failure.