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Kate Reid (I) (1930–1993)


Esteemed London-born stage, radio and TV actress Kate Reid was actually born Daphne Katherine Reid in 1930 of Canadian parents. The family moved back to Ontario before she was a year old. An introverted child of delicate health, Kate sought refuge in books and role-playing and began studying drama in her mid-teens. She apprenticed in summer stock ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1993 Murder in the Heartland (TV Mini-Series)
Pansy Street
 1991 Deceived
Rosalie
 1990 The Last Best Year (TV Movie)
Sister Mary Rose
 1990 E.N.G. (TV Series)
 1989 Friday's Curse (TV Series)
Lili Lita
- Femme Fatale (1989) ... Lili Lita
 1989 Street Legal (TV Series)
Georgina Rawls
- The Cradle Will Rock (1989) ... Georgina Rawls
 1989 Bye Bye Blues
Mary Wright
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Gretta
- Curse of the Corn People (1989) ... Gretta
 1988 Sweet Hearts Dance
Pearne Manners
 1987 Control
Camille Dupont
 1987 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Johanna Enright
- Conversation Over a Corpse (1987) ... Johanna Enright
 1986 Christmas Eve (TV Movie)
Molly Gottchalk
 1986 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV Series)
Anna Jeeter
- Trouble Is My Business (1986) ... Anna Jeeter
 1986 Fire with Fire
Sister Victoria
 1986 Morningstar/Eveningstar (TV Series)
Martha Cameron
- Episode #1.7 (1986) ... Martha Cameron
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Martha Cameron
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Martha Cameron
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Martha Cameron
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Martha Cameron
 1985 Hangin' In (TV Series)
Mrs. Brown
- A Mother's Work Is Never Done (1985) ... Mrs. Brown
 1985 The Execution of Raymond Graham (TV Movie)
Mrs. Graham
 1985 The Edison Twins (TV Series)
Millie
- My House Is Your House (1985) ... Millie
 1985 Death of a Salesman (TV Movie)
Linda Loman
 1985 Heaven Help Us
Grandma
 1984 The Blood of Others
Madame Blomart
 1984 Seeing Things (TV Series)
Hannah
- Someone Is Watching (1984) ... Hannah
 1983 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Mrs. Welch
- The First Time (1983) ... Mrs. Welch
 1982-1983 Gavilan (TV Series)
Marion Jaworski
- The Midas Keys (1983) ... Marion Jaworski
- The Guns of Harry August (1982) ... Marion Jaworski
- Best Friend Money Can Buy (1982) ... Marion Jaworski
- Destination Hero (1982) ... Marion Jaworski
- The Hydra (1982) ... Marion Jaworski
 1982 Highpoint
Mrs. Hatcher
 1982 Monkey Grip
Peggy
 1982 CBS Library (TV Series)
Old Lady (segment: Invisible Boy)
- Robbers, Rooftops and Witches (1982) ... Old Lady (segment: Invisible Boy)
 1982 Morning's at Seven (TV Movie)
Ida Bolton (as Kate Ried)
 1981 Circle of Two
Doctor Emily Reid
 1980 Atlantic City
Grace
 1980 Death Ship
Sylvia
 1979 Crossbar (TV Movie)
Clare Kornylo
 1979 Plague
Dr. Jessica Morgan, Director McNaughton Labs
 1978 Loose Change (TV Mini-Series)
Hilda
 1978 What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (TV Series)
Jane
- Class Crusader (1978) ... Jane
 1977 Equus
Margaret Dysart
 1977 The Ugly Little Boy (TV Movie)
Nurse Edyth L. Fellows
 1977 For the Record (TV Series)
- Ada (1977)
 1976 Shoot
Mrs. Graham
 1976 Ada (TV Series)
Mother
 1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
Mary
- The Silent Witness (1975) ... Mary
 1975 Death Among Friends (TV Movie)
Lt. Shirley Ridgeway
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
Kleopatra
- Enemies (1974) ... Kleopatra
 1973 A Delicate Balance
Claire
 1973 She Cried Murder (TV Movie)
Maggie Knowlton
 1973 The Rainbow Boys
Gladys
 1973 Hawkins (TV Series)
Julia Dayton
- Hawkins on Murder (1973) ... Julia Dayton
 1971 Columbo (TV Series)
Mrs. Walters
- Dead Weight (1971) ... Mrs. Walters
 1970 Lassie (TV Series)
Woman
- Any Heart in a Storm (1970) ... Woman
 1970 Neither Are We Enemies (TV Movie)
Deborah
 1970 Pigeons
Jonathan's Mother
 1966 Each Day That Comes (Short)
 1966 Wojeck (TV Series)
Rose Hunter
- All Aboard for Candyland (1966) ... Rose Hunter
 1965 The Holy Terror (TV Movie)
Aunt Mai
 1961 William Lyon Mackenzie: A Friend to His Country (Short)
Isabel Mackenzie
 1961 One Plus One
Julia Bradley, 'Homecoming' segment
 1960-1961 Festival (TV Series)
- Julius Caesar (1960)
 1960 The Hill (TV Movie)
Mary Magdalene
 1958 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Anne Swift
- The Myth Makers (1958) ... Anne Swift
 1958 Folio (TV Series)
- The Concert (1958)
 1957 A Dangerous Age
Nancy's Mother
 1955-1957 On Camera (TV Series)
- Reunion (1957)
 1956 Flight Into Danger (TV Movie)
 1955 Scope (TV Series)
Ophelia
- Hamlet (1955) ... Ophelia
 1953 Farewell Oak Street (Short)
Welfare woman
 1953 Encounter (TV Series)
Esther
- The Vigil (1953) ... Esther
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in the play, "Bosoms and Neglect," at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.

Alternate Names:

Kate Ried

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

Acting was totally natural to me. I didn't know technique, I just did it. I had no idea that the drama magic was going to happen like enormous doors opening. It slipped up on me. I didn't know it was going to be my life.

Trivia:

One of the most acclaimed stage actresses of her day, Kate Reid had success in New York, London, and at her beloved Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. Her work in New York earned her two Tony nominations: as Best Featured Actress opposite Alec Guinness in "Dylan" (1964), and as Best Actress in Tennessee Williams' "Slapstick Tragedy" (1966), in which she starred opposite Margaret ... See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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