Date Of Birth: Jun 18, 1908
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Date Of Death: Sept 8, 1969
Cause Of Death: Circulatory Ailment
Trivia & Fun Facts:
His desire to take some time off from the Superman radio show led to the creation of part of Superman lore: his vulnerability to kryptonite. For episodes in which Collyer did not appear, Superman was said to be held prisoner under a trap door with a piece of the deadly metal. This later became part of the comics continuity and an important part of all subsequent portrayals of the character.