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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 4 wins & 15 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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I don't think people care what sort of kitchen curtains I have. I don't think they care about the technical people. Stars are the draw. They earn their publicity. It brings the people in. But no one would go to see a film because it was directed by Carol Reed. See more »

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In 1952 he became the first British film director to receive a knighthood for his craft. 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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