Christopher Dennis — a road performer identified for portraying Superman on Hollywood Blvd. for greater than 25 years — has died … TMZ has discovered.
Law enforcement sources inform us … Dennis was discovered lifeless Saturday within the San Fernando Valley. We’re advised his physique was found mendacity headfirst in a bin that’s used for clothes donations.
Investigators imagine Christopher — who was homeless — was making an attempt to collect garments for himself. Our sources say no foul play is suspected.
Dennis’ story is each charming and tragic — after 2 many years of entertaining of us in Hollywood by impersonating The Man of Steel, he was the sufferer of a vicious assault and theft that almost killed him and left him with out a strategy to earn a living.
He was rendered homeless, however because of the assistance of associates and a Kickstarter marketing campaign, he bought a brand new swimsuit that allowed him to get again on his ft … and return to the Blvd for the Superman followers.
He additionally starred within the documentary, “Confessions of a Superhero,” and appeared a number of occasions on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
Sadly, it appears he fell on arduous occasions once more just lately.