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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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stage: spear carrier in George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan" with Sybil Thorndike and a young Laurence Olivier See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Carol Reed

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on Sophia Loren] She gives herself to you as an artist. During shooting, she'd ask me, "What did I do wrong? What can I do to make it better?" I never knew her to pull an act -- the headache, the temperament. Usually with such a beauty, there is worry about the looks. She doesn't bother about looks. She's interested in acting. See more »

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Quit after several months as director of Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) because he found he was unable to handle Marlon Brando's ego. He was unaware that the studio had given Brando control of the picture. See more »

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Tilted camera angles at moments of suspense or uneasiness See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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