Casey Donovan (Real name Cal Culver November 2, 1943– August 10, 1987) who appeared in the historic gay adult film that would cement his status as a gay icon, Boys in the Sand, in 1971.passed away in 1987 of an AIDS-related pulmonary infection in Inverness, Florida, aged 43
But shortly before he passed away Culver gave an interview which was never published and now the lost interview has been unearthed and included in new book Hollywood Babylon Strikes Again. In which Culver claimed that he met Christopher Reeves when Reeves when they both were auditioning for the same Broadway role in the mid-1970s and they were romantically involved.
Culver calls Reeve “the man of my dreams” and reveals the two men had a passionate affair that lasted for two months – until the future Superman learned his partner was a gay porn star, who performed under the name Casey Donovan. In the interview, Culver said that, “Christopher was a great lover and I think I liberated him sexually.I didn’t think he was gay but he seemed willing to try anything once. He was curious.”
Christopher Reeves died of heart failure in 2004, almost a decade after he was paralysed in a horse fall.