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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameReatha Denise Gray
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Reatha Grey, one of the hip, sexy, ready-to-party-senior pranksters starring on the NBC hit series Betty White's Off Their Rockers (2012), was born in Los Angeles, California. Her father was a dentist and her mother worked as a social worker and elementary school teacher. Grey enjoyed a comfortable middle-class childhood, graduating from Los Angeles High School. She went on to graduate from Los Angeles City College, majoring in Theater Arts.

After touring East Asia with the USO in 1974, Grey began her professional show business career, appearing in television series and movies such as Three's Company (1976), General Hospital (1963) and Angel Dusted (1981). She also starred in the black exploitation cult classic Welcome Home Brother Charles (1975). Dozens of roles on television, screen and stage later, Grey owned and operated the Grey Images Extra Casting Company for almost a decade in the 1980s, supplying background talent for television and films including _Baby Boom (1988)_ (v)and _The Fabulous Baker Boys (1992)_.

Grey retired from performing in 1991 and went on to serve as a chaplain at the Los Angeles Mission for eight years. She has also traveled as a missionary to Nicaragua, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and the Bahamas.

Returning to acting in 2007, Grey can be seen starring in Walk by Faith: After the HoneyMoon (2010), available on DVD, the television pilot "My Life in Punchlines" and co-starring on the cable series The Protector (2011) and The Newsroom (2012). She has also been spotted doing stand-up at comedy clubs around Los Angeles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Reatha Grey (qv's & corrections by A. Nonymous)

Family (2)

Spouse John Harold Simon Jr. (1 April 1994 - present)
Fred Grey (1965 - ?)  (1 child)
Children Tyla Nicole Grey

Trivia (3)

Nominated Outstanding Reality Star for her role on Betty White's Off Their Rockers (2012) by EOTM Awards 2013.
Awarded Outstanding Reality Star (Female) EOTM Awards 2013 for Betty White's Off Their Rockers (2012).
Winner, 2016 Nollywood African Film Critics Award (NAFCA) aka "African Oscars" Best Actress in an Independent Film Award, for the film Betrothed.

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