Daphne Maxwell Reid

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Birth Name: Daphne Maxwell Reid
Born: 11/04/1930
Birth Place: London, England, GB
Death Place: Stratford, Ontario, CA
Died: 03/27/1993

Reid made her film debut in "One Plus One" (1961) and went on to play character roles--some comic, mostly serious--in a total of 24 films. Her most famous role was as Burt Lancaster's bedridden mistress in Louis Malle's "Atlantic City" (1980). Among Reid's other memorable films were "This Property is Condemned" (as Natalie Wood's mother, 1966), as Dr. Leavitt in "The Andromeda Strain" (1971), "Equus" (1977) and as Jeff Daniels' mother in the charming "Sweet Hearts Dance" (1988). She also played opposite Jodie Foster in "The Blood of Others" (1984), and with Goldie Hawn in "Deceived" (Reid's swan song, 1991).

On TV, Reid appeared in 18 TV-movies and miniseries, including "Loose Change" (NBC... Continue Bio >>

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