publication date: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 (part of Summer 2012)

category: Movies

clue: This former superhero lost all sensation from the neck down as a result of a horseback riding accident in 1995.

explanation: Reeve first gained fame in Superman. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Ryan Dunn, and Elaine Beckland

Senseless: We use vision, hearing, touch, smell, and taste to understand the world around us. But not everybody is fortunate enough to have all five senses. Each of these five celebrities is missing a single sense, some defined by the loss and others triumphant over it.

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