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Carol Reed (I) (1906–1976)

Carol Reed was the second son of stage actor, dramatics teacher and impresario founder of the Royal School of Dramatic Arts 'Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree'. Reed was one of Tree's six illegitimate children with Beatrice Mae Pinney, who Tree established in a second household apart from his married life. There were no social scars here; Reed grew up in ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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 1970 Flap
 1968 Oliver!
 1962 Mutiny on the Bounty (some scenes, uncredited)
 1958 The Key
 1956 Trapeze
 1949 The Third Man
 1947 Odd Man Out
 1945 The True Glory (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1944 The Way Ahead
 1943 The New Lot (Short)
 1941 A Letter from Home (Short)
 1938 Climbing High
 1935 It Happened in Paris (uncredited)
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3 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Carol Reed

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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

The worst thing one can say to a child whan aiming a camera at him is 'Act naturally'. That will shrivel him on the spot. Children are natural actors but you must give them something to act. However many children you are going to film, give each one a separate identity. Tell the little boy to pretend the bicycle is one he has just won in a competition. Tell the little girl she is a princess in ... See more »

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Was the illegitimate son of Herbert Beerbohm Tree (Reed's mother, May Reed, was Tree's mistress). See more »

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Narrrow, dark spaces: laneways and tunnels (The Third Man (1949) and Odd Man Out (1947)) See more »

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