George Reed

George Reed was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Reed landed roles in various films, including "The Veiled Mystery" (1920), "The Bishop of the Ozarks" (1923) and "Hold ... Read more »
Born: 11/27/1866 in Macon, , GE

Filmography

Actor (4)

The Adventures of Mark Twain 1944 (Movie)

Comet-Watcher (Actor)

Going Places 1938 (Movie)

(Actor)

Swanee River 1938 (Movie)

Old Joe, McDowell's Coachman (Actor)

Kentucky 1937 (Movie)

(Actor)
Editor (2)

Blame It on the Bellboy 1992 (Movie)

(Assistant Editor)

The Bridge 1991 (Movie)

(Assistant Editor)

Biography

George Reed was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Reed landed roles in various films, including "The Veiled Mystery" (1920), "The Bishop of the Ozarks" (1923) and "Hold Your Man" (1933) with Jean Harlow. He also appeared in the George O'Brien western "The Last Trail" (1933), the dramatic adaptation "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch" (1934) with Pauline Lord and the comedic fantasy "The Green Pastures" (1936) with Rex Ingram. His film career continued throughout the thirties and the forties in productions like the Dick Powell comedic adaptation "Going Places" (1938), the Loretta Young drama "Kentucky" (1938) and the Don Ameche musical drama "Swanee River" (1939). He also appeared in "Dr. Kildare's Crisis" (1940) with Lew Ayres, the Mary Martin adaptation "Kiss the Boys Goodbye" (1941) and the drama "Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant" (1942) with Lionel Barrymore. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the comedy "Tales of Manhattan" (1942) with Charles Boyer, "Is Everybody Happy?" (1943) with Ted Lewis and "Home in Indiana" (1944). He also appeared in the Fredric March adaptation "The Adventures of Mark Twain" (1944). Reed was most recently credited in the Robin Williams dramatic comedy "Being Human" (1994). Reed passed away in November 1952 at the age of 86.

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