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Elliott Reid

  • Birth 16 Jan 1920 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 21 Jun 2013 Studio City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
  • Memorial ID 112847945

Actor, Screenwriter. Born Edgeworth Blair Reid in New York City, his father was a banker, his mother was an accomplished artist, he initiated his career as a performer on the radio series "The March of Time" when he was fifteen years old. During his time with the program, Reid met Orson Welles whom invited him to become a player with his Mercury Theater ensemble. This led to his Broadway debut in the Welles' production of Julius Caesar (1937). He launched his lengthy career in Hollywood with the motion picture "The Ramparts We Watch" (1940) and would appear in such films as "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (1953), "Inherit the Wind" (1960), "The Absentminded Professor" (1961) and "Son of Flubber" (1963). Among his many television credits include "The Lucy Show", "The Wild, Wild West" and "All in the Family". Additionally, Reid penned scripts for the TV series "The Love Boat", "Lou Grant" and "After M*A*S*H".

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 25 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 112847945
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elliott Reid (16 Jan 1920–21 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 112847945, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.