George Reeves June 20, 2020, 01:33:18 PM On June 16, 1959, actor George Reeves went into his upstairs bedroom and shot himself in the head. Television's Superman died instantly, but some say his spirit was indestructible. In the bedroom one evening, a couple saw him materialize fully outfitted in his Superman costume and then fade slowly away. They moved out of the house that same night. Superman's house is at 1579 Benedict Canyon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA, 90210.