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Daphne Reid

Daphne Reid was born on July 13, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA as Daphne Maxwell. She is an actress and producer, known for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), Frank's Place (1987) and Coach of the Year (1980). She has been married to Tim Reid since December 4, 1982. See full bio »

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 2015 Mr. Doula (pre-production)
Mrs. Goodman
 2011-2014 Let's Stay Together (TV Series)
- Game Over (2014) ... Juanita (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
- Let's Do It Again (2012) ... Juanita (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
- Together, Forever-Ever? (2011) ... Juanita
 2010 Pantheon Black (Video)
 2007 Polly and Marie (TV Movie)
Judge Landers
 2003-2006 Eve (TV Series)
Frances Hunter
- To Sir, with Mom (2006) ... Frances Hunter (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
- Stay Tuned (2005) ... Frances Hunter (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
- Lights, Camera, Face Crack! (2005) ... Frances Hunter (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
- They've Come Undone: Part 1 (2004) ... Frances Hunter (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
- Twas the Fight Before Christmas (2003) ... Frances Hunter (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
 2005 Slavery and the Making of America (TV Series)
Harriet Jacobs
- Seeds of Destruction (2005) ... Harriet Jacobs
 2004 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Mrs. Avery
- Justice Delayed (2004) ... Mrs. Avery (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
 2000 Alley Cats Strike (TV Movie)
Cathy McLemore (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
 1999 Linc's (TV Series)
- What I Did for Love (1999) ... Eartha
- Lovers and Other Traitors (1999) ... Eartha (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
 1999 Asunder
Marty's Wife (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
 1998 In the House (TV Series)
Cleo Stanton
- My Pest Friend's Wedding (1998) ... Cleo Stanton (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
 1996 Sister, Sister (TV Series)
- Double Exposure (1996) ... Charmagne (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
 1993-1996 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Vivian Banks
- I, Done: Part 2 (1996) ... Vivian Banks (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
- I, Done: Part 1 (1996) ... Vivian Banks (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
- Eye, Tooth (1996) ... Vivian Banks (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
- I, Stank Hole in One (1996) ... Vivian Banks (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
- I, Stank Horse (1996) ... Vivian Banks (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
 1995 Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored
Miss Maxey (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
 1992 You Must Remember This (TV Movie)
Coach Dawson
 1992 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
- Clair's Reunion (1992) ... Millicent
 1989 Snoops (TV Series)
Micki Dennis
- Mr. Dennis' Neighborhood (1989) ... Micki Dennis
- Big Brass Cookie Jar (1989) ... Micki Dennis
- Hot Shot (1989) ... Micki Dennis
- Episode #1.2 ... Micki Dennis
 1989 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Judith Daniels
- The Cheats (1989) ... Judith Daniels
 1988 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Nan Wynn
- The Body Politic (1988) ... Nan Wynn (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
 1987-1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Hanna Griffin
- The King of Wall Street (1988) ... Hanna Griffin (as Daphne Maxwell Reid, credit only)
- The Recruiting Game (1988) ... Hanna Griffin (as Daphne Maxwell Reid, credit only)
- Cultural Exchange (1988) ... Hanna Griffin (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
- Frank's Place - The Movie (1988) ... Hanna Griffin (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
- Shorty's Belle (1988) ... Hanna Griffin (as Daphne Maxwell Reid)
 1987 The Long Journey Home (TV Movie)
Joan Haines
 1983-1987 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Temple Hill
- Judgement Call (1987) ... Temple Hill (as Daphne Maxwell)
- For Old Crime's Sake (1987) ... Temple Hill (as Daphne Maxwell)
- The Case of Don Diablo (1986) ... Temple Hill (as Daphne Maxwell)
- Like Father, Like Son (1986) ... Temple Hill (as Daphne Maxwell)
- The Cop Who Came to Dinner (1986) ... Temple Hill (as Daphne Maxwell)
 1981-1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Kelly Martin, Action News / Anchorperson / News Anchor / ...
- Amazing Grace (1986) ... Kelly Martin, Action News
- Remembrance of Hits Past (1986) ... Anchorperson (as Daphne Maxwell)
- Blues in the Night (1985) ... News Anchor (as Daphne Maxwell)
- Chipped Beef (1981) ... Sheila Roberts (as Daphne Maxwell)
 1985 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
 1985 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Noreen Adler
- The Clinic (1985) ... Noreen Adler (as Daphne Maxwell)
 1983-1985 The A-Team (TV Series)
Kamora Kaboko / Nurse Lewis
- Skins (1985) ... Kamora Kaboko (as Daphne Maxwell)
- There's Always a Catch (1983) ... Nurse Lewis (as Daphne Maxwell)
 1984 Paper Dolls (TV Series)
- Episode #1.13 (1984) ... Nancy (as Daphne Maxwell)
 1984 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Mrs. Richards
- Stolen (1984) ... Mrs. Richards
 1984 Protocol
Helene (as Daphne Maxwell)
 1984 The Duck Factory (TV Series)
- Filling Buddy's Shoes (1984) ... Saleswoman
 1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Tawnia Grey / Newswoman
- Once Again with Vigorish (1983) ... Tawnia Grey (as Daphne Maxwell)
- Rolling Thunder: Part 1 (1983) ... Newswoman (as Daphne Maxwell)
 1983 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
- The Shadow of Truth (1983) ... Ellen (as Daphne Maxwell)
 1982 The Love Boat (TV Series)
 1980-1982 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Jessica Langtree / Elaine Parker
- Circumstantial Evidence (1982) ... Jessica Langtree (as Daphne Maxwell)
- Real Families (1980) ... Elaine Parker (as Daphne Maxwell)
 1980 Coach of the Year (TV Movie)
Merissa Lane (as Daphne Maxwell)
 1979 A Man Called Sloane (TV Series)
Dr. Karla Meredith
- The Shangri-La Syndrome (1979) ... Dr. Karla Meredith (as Daphne Maxwell)
 1979 The Duke (TV Series)
- Long and Thin, Lorna Lynn (1979) ... (as Daphne Maxwell)
- The Pilot: Duke (1979) ... (as Daphne Maxwell)
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Daphne Maxwell | Daphne Maxwell-Reid | Daphne Maxwell Reed | Daphne Maxell Reid | Daphne Maxwell Reid

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Her first TV work was a continuing role with Robert Conrad in his series The Duke (1979). See more »

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