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Tim Reid was born December 19, 1944 in Norfolk, Virginia and came from a troubled, impoverished childhood. He straightened out his life enough to attend Norfolk State College (now University) and graduate with a business administration degree. He worked for Du Pont in Chicago for a period of time in the late 60s and married his first wife Rita, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

WKRP in Cincinnati
WKRP in Cincinnati Venus Flytrap / Ghost of Christmas Present
(1978-1982)
Sister, Sister
Sister, Sister Ray Campbell
(1994-1999)
It
It Mike Hanlon
(1990)

Filmography

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 2016 Crushed (TV Movie) (completed)
Russell Black
 2017-2018 Me, Myself and I (TV Series)
Older Darryl
- Video Games (2018) ... Older Darryl
- New Job (2017) ... Older Darryl
 2018 Love Is_ (TV Series)
'Wiser' Sean
- (His) Answers (2018) ... 'Wiser' Sean
 2017 Greenleaf (TV Series)
Bishop Lionel Jeffries
- The Father's Will (2017) ... Bishop Lionel Jeffries
- Silence and Loneliness (2017) ... Bishop Lionel Jeffries
- Revival (2017) ... Bishop Lionel Jeffries
 2016 The Rooftop Christmas Tree (TV Movie)
Dale Landis
 2016 Chasing Waterfalls (TV Movie)
Quincy
 2016 93 Days
Dr. Adeniyi Jones
 2016 Tri
Miles
 2016 Limitless (TV Series)
Sturgeon Reid
- Close Encounters (2016) ... Sturgeon Reid
 2016 By the Grace of Bob
JJ Barnes
 2013 Habeas Corpus (Short)
Ray Senior
 2013 For Colored Boys, Redemption (TV Series)
William Boyd
 2010-2012 Treme (TV Series)
Judge John A. Gatling
- Don't You Leave Me Here (2012) ... Judge John A. Gatling
- Promised Land (2012) ... Judge John A. Gatling
- Smoke My Peace Pipe (2010) ... Judge John A. Gatling
- Shame, Shame, Shame (2010) ... Judge John A. Gatling
 2012 The Soul Man (TV Series)
Henry
- Loving Las Vegas (2012) ... Henry
 2010 The Cost of Heaven
Richard Ginyard
 2009 Roommates (TV Series)
Mr. Stanley Daniels
- The Break-In (2009) ... Mr. Stanley Daniels
 2007/I Trade
Hank Jefferson
 2004-2006 That '70s Show (TV Series)
William Barnett
- Love of My Life (2006) ... William Barnett
- Son and Daughter (2006) ... William Barnett
- 2000 Light Years from Home (2005) ... William Barnett
- You Can't Always Get What You Want (2004) ... William Barnett
- Angie (2004) ... William Barnett
 2006 That's So Raven (TV Series)
Sheriff Jefferson
- Driving Miss Lazy (2006) ... Sheriff Jefferson
 2005 The Reading Room (TV Movie)
Douglas
 2005 Preaching to the Choir
Prophet
 2003 For Real
Mac
 2003 You Wish! (TV Movie)
Larry Pendragon
 2002 Las Vegas Warrior
Doorman 2
 2000 Alley Cats Strike (TV Movie)
Mayor McLemore
 1994-1999 Sister, Sister (TV Series)
Ray Campbell
- Fly Away Home (1999) ... Ray Campbell
- The Road Less Traveled (1999) ... Ray Campbell
- Let Them Eat Cupcakes (1999) ... Ray Campbell
- Before There Was Hip Hop... (1999) ... Ray Campbell
- FreakNik (1999) ... Ray Campbell (credit only)
 1998 Linc's (TV Series)
Priest
 1997 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Buddy Baker
- Last Call (1997) ... Buddy Baker
 1995 Out-of-Sync
Det. Wilson
 1995 Simon & Simon: In Trouble Again (TV Movie)
Downtown Brown
 1994 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
Ray Campbell
- Episode dated 25 November 1994 (1994) ... Ray Campbell
 1994 Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad (TV Movie)
Frederick Douglass
 1993 Say a Little Prayer
Thug
 1992-1993 Highlander (TV Series)
Sgt. Bennett
- Eyewitness (1993) ... Sgt. Bennett
- See No Evil (1992) ... Sgt. Bennett
- Revenge Is Sweet (1992) ... Sgt. Bennett
 1992 You Must Remember This (TV Movie)
Joe
 1992 Mastergate (TV Movie)
Chip Chatworth
 1992 Just Deserts (TV Movie)
Scott Waring
 1992 The New WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Gordon Sim / Venus Flytrap
- Venus, We Hardly Knew Ya (1992) ... Gordon Sim / Venus Flytrap
 1991 Zorro (TV Series)
Dr. Lorenzo Lozano
- Wicked, Wicked Zorro (1991) ... Dr. Lorenzo Lozano
 1990 It (TV Mini-Series)
Mike Hanlon
- Part 2 (1990) ... Mike Hanlon
- Part 1 (1990) ... Mike Hanlon
 1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (TV Movie)
Jack Barnett
 1990 The Fourth War
Lt. Col. Clark
 1989 Snoops (TV Series)
Chance Dennis
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Chance Dennis
- Mr. Dennis' Neighborhood (1989) ... Chance Dennis
- Big Brass Cookie Jar (1989) ... Chance Dennis
- Hot Shot (1989) ... Chance Dennis
 1989 Dead Bang
Chief Dixon
 1987-1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Frank Parrish
- The King of Wall Street (1988) ... Frank Parrish
- The Recruiting Game (1988) ... Frank Parrish
- Cultural Exchange (1988) ... Frank Parrish
- Frank's Place - The Movie (1988) ... Frank Parrish
- Shorty's Belle (1988) ... Frank Parrish
 1983-1987 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Lt. Marcel 'Downtown' Brown
- Walking Point (1987) ... Lt. Marcel 'Downtown' Brown
- Lost Lady (1987) ... Lt. Marcel 'Downtown' Brown
- I Thought the War Was Over (1987) ... Lt. Marcel 'Downtown' Brown
- Second-Story Simons (1987) ... Lt. Marcel 'Downtown' Brown
- Ancient Echoes (1987) ... Lt. Marcel 'Downtown' Brown
 1987 Matlock (TV Series)
Danny Miller
- The Court-Martial: Part 2 (1987) ... Danny Miller
- The Court-Martial: Part 1 (1987) ... Danny Miller
 1985 Code Name: Foxfire (TV Series)
 1983 Teachers Only (TV Series)
Michael Horne
- Loss of Innocence (1983) ... Michael Horne
- Dead Mice Don't Wear Plaid (1983) ... Michael Horne
- It's My Party and I'll Cry If I Want To (1983) ... Michael Horne
- Leather and Lace (1983) ... Michael Horne
- Beetlemania (1983) ... Michael Horne
 1982 Benson (TV Series)
Russell DuBois
- Thy Brother's Keeper (1982) ... Russell DuBois
 1978-1982 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Venus Flytrap / Ghost of Christmas Present
- Up and Down the Dial (1982) ... Venus Flytrap
- To Err Is Human (1982) ... Venus Flytrap
- The Impossible Dream (1982) ... Venus Flytrap
- The Creation of Venus (1982) ... Venus Flytrap
- Dear Liar (1982) ... Venus Flytrap
 1979 You Can't Take It with You (TV Movie)
Donald
 1978 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Tillson
- Little Lulu (1978) ... Tillson
 1977 Maude (TV Series)
Policeman
- Maude's Christmas Surprise (1977) ... Policeman
 1977 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Dr. Claymore
- It's All in Your Head (1977) ... Dr. Claymore
 1977 Lou Grant (TV Series)
TV Cameraman
- Hostages (1977) ... TV Cameraman
 1977 The Richard Pryor Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Various (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Various (uncredited)
 1977 Fernwood Tonight (TV Series)
Matthew Johnson
- Episode #1.43 (1977) ... Matthew Johnson
 1977 Bumpers (TV Movie)
Jay
 1976 Rhoda (TV Series)
Kitchen Helper
- Guess Who I Saw Today (1976) ... Kitchen Helper
 1976 Mother, Jugs & Speed
Unity Dispatcher (uncredited)
 1974 That's My Mama (TV Series)
Rev. Armbruster
- Clifton's Persuasion (1974) ... Rev. Armbruster
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Met second wife, Daphne Reid, while filming a Sears commercial in 1972. They did not hook up again until many years later (1979), eventually marrying in December of 1982. See more »

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