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Elliott Reid (1920–2013)


Elliott Reid was born on January 16, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA as Edgeworth Blair Reid. He was an actor and writer, known for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), Inherit the Wind (1960) and The Absent-Minded Professor (1961). He died on June 21, 2013 in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1995 Maybe This Time (TV Series)
Henry
- Please Re-Lease Me (1995) ... Henry
 1992 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Mr. Armstrong
- The Letter (1992) ... Mr. Armstrong
 1990 Mr. Belvedere (TV Series)
Randall
- Donuts (1990) ... Randall
 1988 Young Einstein
Asylum Guard (as Ted Reid)
 1988 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Jonathan
- Mourning Among the Wisterias (1988) ... Jonathan
 1988 It's a Living (TV Series)
Frank
- The One About the Tattooed Lady (1988) ... Frank
 1987 Designing Women (TV Series)
Lamar Tyson
- Half an Air Bubble Off (1987) ... Lamar Tyson
 1985 Small Wonder (TV Series)
Mr. Corbett
- Child Genius (1985) ... Mr. Corbett (as Elliot Reid)
 1984 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Judge
- The Rich Aren't Different (1984) ... Judge
 1983 After MASH (TV Series)
Harold Fritzell
- Sunday, Cruddy Sunday (1983) ... Harold Fritzell
 1983 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Dick Archer
- Youth from Vienna (1983) ... Dick Archer
 1980 One in a Million (TV Series)
Binky
- Cushing Quits (1980) ... Binky
 1979 Miss Winslow and Son (TV Series)
Warren Winslow
- Post Partum Blues (1979) ... Warren Winslow
- Susan Steps Out (1979) ... Warren Winslow
- The Pediatricians (1979) ... Warren Winslow
- My Mother the Helper (1979) ... Warren Winslow
- A Visit from Aunt Victoria (1979) ... Warren Winslow
 1978 Heaven Can Wait
Waiter (uncredited)
 1977 Rosetti and Ryan (TV Series)
Entwhistle
- Bedeviled Angel (1977) ... Entwhistle
 1977 James at 16 (TV Series)
Mr. Huffton
- Friends (1977) ... Mr. Huffton
 1977 Final Warning (TV Movie)
Various
 1976 All in the Family (TV Series)
Harold Tannen
- New Year's Wedding (1976) ... Harold Tannen
 1975 Doc (TV Series)
Price
- Not My Bag (1975) ... Price
 1975 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Wayne Boley
- Bureaucrat (1975) ... Wayne Boley
 1974 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series)
Gary Whitman
- Mother of the Bride (1974) ... Gary Whitman
 1973 Lotsa Luck (TV Series)
Dr. Schrager
- The Shrink (1973) ... Dr. Schrager
 1971-1972 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Elliott
- The Storm (1971) ... Elliott
 1972 The New Temperatures Rising Show (TV Series)
Driscoll
- Tenor Loving Care (1972) ... Driscoll
 1972 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Gerard Ferguson
- The Pen Is Mightier Than the Pencil (1972) ... Gerard Ferguson
 1969-1971 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Dr. Parkhurst(segment "Love and the Conjugal Visit") / Paul (segment "Love and the Former Marriage")
- Love and the Big Leap/Love and the Former Marriage/Love and the Good Deal (1969) ... Paul (segment "Love and the Former Marriage")
 1969-1970 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
The Director / Police Detective
- Lucy and Sammy Davis Jr. (1970) ... The Director
- Lucy's Burglar's Alarm (1969) ... Police Detective
 1969 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Ralph Arnold
- Total Honesty (1969) ... Ralph Arnold
 1969 The Governor & J.J. (TV Series)
Ernest Gully Jr.
- One Little Indian (1969) ... Ernest Gully Jr.
 1969 Some Kind of a Nut
Gardner Anders
 1968 Blackbeard's Ghost
TV Commentator
 1966 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Frank Meriweather
- The Passing Politician (1966) ... Frank Meriweather
 1966 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Governor Marcus Hawthorne
- The Night of the Sudden Plague (1966) ... Governor Marcus Hawthorne
 1966 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series)
Nicky
- Carlotta, Come Home (1966) ... Nicky
 1963-1965 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Dr. Oscar Kurtzman / Ross Dowd
- Lucy the Stockholder (1965) ... Dr. Oscar Kurtzman
- Lucy Visits the White House (1963) ... Ross Dowd
 1965 The Munsters (TV Series)
Dr. Harvey Baxter
- Love Locked Out (1965) ... Dr. Harvey Baxter
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Oscar Fraylock
- Claire Chevel Died in Boston (1964) ... Oscar Fraylock
 1963 Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed?
Tom Edwards
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Dave Dennis
- Good-Bye, George (1963) ... Dave Dennis
 1963 The Wheeler Dealers
Leonard
 1963 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Harrison Hunter
- The Bachelor Game (1963) ... Harrison Hunter
 1963 The Thrill of It All
Mike Palmer
 1962 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
Guest Impersonator
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Guest Impersonator
 1961 The Jane Powell Show (TV Movie)
Lesly
 1961 Margie (TV Series)
Ogilvie
- The Matchmaker (1961) ... Ogilvie
 1961 The Gertrude Berg Show (TV Series)
Director
- Crayton on TV (1961) ... Director
 1961 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Rusty Bell
- Jonathan Wembley Is Missing (1961) ... Rusty Bell
 1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Alvin C. 'Hinky Dinky' Jones
- Mademoiselle from Armentieres (1961) ... Alvin C. 'Hinky Dinky' Jones
 1959 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Mark Waxman
- The Penthouse (1959) ... Mark Waxman
 1959 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Leslie Thorndyke
- Terry Meets Him (1959) ... Leslie Thorndyke
 1959 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Terri Blanchard
- The Case of the Startled Stallion (1959) ... Terri Blanchard
 1959 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Rumor (1959)
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Eric Randall
- I Remember Caviar (1959) ... Eric Randall
 1955-1959 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Douglas Thorp / Philip Sargent
- Millionaire Sally Simms (1959) ... Douglas Thorp
- The Philip Sargent Story (1955) ... Philip Sargent
 1955-1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Tom Smith / Earl Kramer
- Design for Loving (1958) ... Tom Smith
- Our Cook's a Treasure (1955) ... Earl Kramer
 1958 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Ira
- Bilko's Big Woman Hunt (1958) ... Ira
 1956 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series)
Paul Bagley
- White Lies (1956) ... Paul Bagley
 1956 Casablanca (TV Series)
Allardyce Newton
- Satan's Veil (1956) ... Allardyce Newton
 1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Barney
- Dark Meeting (1956) ... Barney
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Carl Davis / Lieutenant Livingston
- Holiday Affair (1955) ... Carl Davis
- A Bell for Adano (1955) ... Lieutenant Livingston
 1955 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Ed Warren
- The Ricardos Are Interviewed (1955) ... Ed Warren
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Mike Connover / Jerome Hotter
- Johnny, Where Are You? (1955) ... Mike Connover
- P.J. and the Lady (1955) ... Jerome Hotter
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Wyn Strafford
- Kitty Foyle (1955) ... Wyn Strafford
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
Scotty Henderson
- The Unimportant Man (1955) ... Scotty Henderson
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Henry Benson
- I Went to Havana (1954) ... Henry Benson
 1954 Woman's World
Tony Andrews
 1954 Center Stage (TV Series)
- Lucky Louie (1954)
 1954 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
 1953-1954 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series)
 1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Alistair
- Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1954) ... Alistair
 1953 Vicki
Steve Christopher
 1951 The Whip Hand
Matt Corbin
 1950 Sierra
Duke Lafferty
 1947 A Double Life
Actor in 'A Gentleman's Gentleman'
 1947 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell
William 'Andy' Anderson
 1943 Young Ideas
Jeff Evans
 1940 The Ramparts We Watch
Ralph Gilchrist
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (Broadway debut) in "Julius Caesar" on Broadway. Also in cast: Orson Welles. Produced by Mercury Theater Group. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Elliot Reid | Ted Reid

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

A comedy support actor in films who played Jane Russell's suitor in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) and Nancy Olson's stingy, mean-spirited pursuer who eventually loses her to Fred MacMurray in The Absent-Minded Professor (1961). See more »

Nickname:

Ted

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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