George Reeves

George Reeves' mother allegedly paid a retired boxer to fight her son so he'd give up boxing and focus on acting

Reeves had the opportunity to become a superstar boxer, but his mother had a different career path for her son.

Producers wouldn't hire George Reeves, so he took his career in another direction

Reeves was typecast, so the star had to find another way to make money.

George Reeves almost left Adventures of Superman in 1954

Reeves supposedly wanted a salary increase and for the company to halt the sale of Superman capes.