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Dean Reed (1938–1986)

Dean Reed was born September 22, 1938, in Denver Colorado. He went to Hollywood where he signed a record contract with Capitol Records in 1958, but his third single, "Our Summer Romance" was so popular in South America he went to tour there. More popular than Elvis Presley, he stayed to enjoy his incredible fame in Chile, Peru, Argentina. He made ... See full bio »

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Blutsbrüder Harmonika
Adios Sabata
Adios Sabata Ballantine
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The Singer El Cantor


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 1984 Uindii
 1981 Sing, Cowboy, sing
 1978 The Singer (TV Movie)
El Cantor
 1975 Blutsbrüder
 1973 Aus dem Leben eines Taugenichts
 1972 Sotto a chi tocca!
 1971 Los corsarios
Alan Drake
 1970 Adios Sabata
 1970 Twenty Paces to Death
 1970 La banda de los tres crisantemos
Owen Olinger
 1969 The Blonde Connection
Bob Martin
 1968 The Nephews of Zorro
Raphael / Zorro
 1968 God Made Them... I Kill Them
Slim Corbett / Compton
 1965 Love Has Many Faces
Man interviewed by the police (uncredited)
 1965 Guadalajara en verano
Robert Douglas
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4 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Pictorial | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Dean Cyril Reed

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Many suspect his death may have come at the hands of the KGB. Months before his death, he was interviewed for the US news program "60 Minutes", and stated that he was considering a return to the USA. He lamented his anonymity in the USA in a song written for him, "Nobody Knows Me Back in My Hometown". See more »

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