Jerry Reed (I) (1937–2008)

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Tall, blond haired country & western singer / songwriter from Atlanta Georgia, who usually appears in films portraying good humored Southern type characters. Reed was already writing and singing music in high school, and was signed by Capitol Records to a three-year contract in 1955. However, in 1958, he signed over to NRC Records, and appeared ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Waterboy Red Beaulieu
Vanishing Point Soundtrack


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 1998 The Waterboy
Red Beaulieu
 1994 Evening Shade (TV Series)
- Educating Calvin (1994) ... Calvin
 1990 B.L. Stryker (TV Series)
- Plates (1990) ... Bill
 1988 Bat*21
Colonel George Walker
 1987 Dolly (TV Series)
Willie Jeffcoat
- Episode #1.8 (1987) ... Willie Jeffcoat
 1985 What Comes Around
Joe Hawkins
 1983 Mama's Family (TV Series)
Leonard Oates
- The Return of Leonard Oates (1983) ... Leonard Oates
 1983 Smokey and the Bandit Part 3
Cledus Snow / 'Bandit'
 1983 The Survivors
Jack Locke
 1979-1981 Ramblin'Man (TV Series)
J.D. Reed
- A Token for Winnie (1981) ... J.D. Reed
- Two Hundred Miles from Noplace (1981) ... J.D. Reed
- The Wind Bags (1981) ... J.D. Reed
- On the Run (1981) ... J.D. Reed
- Eldorado: Part One (1981) ... J.D. Reed
 1978-1981 Alice (TV Series)
Jerry Reed
- The Jerry Reed Fish Story (1981) ... Jerry Reed
- The Star in the Storeroom (1978) ... Jerry Reed
 1980 Smokey and the Bandit II
 1979 The Concrete Cowboys (TV Movie)
J.D. Reed
 1979 Good Ol' Boys (TV Movie)
 1979 Hot Stuff
Doug von Horne
 1978 High-Ballin'
 1977 Smokey and the Bandit
 1977 Nashville 99 (TV Series)
Det. Trace Mayne
- Jolene (1977) ... Det. Trace Mayne
- The Fallen Idol (1977) ... Det. Trace Mayne
- Joldy (1977) ... Det. Trace Mayne
- Sing Me a Song to Die By (1977) ... Det. Trace Mayne
 1976 Gator
Bama McCall
 1972 The New Scooby-Doo Movies (TV Series)
Jerry Reed
- The Phantom of the Country Music Hall (1972) ... Jerry Reed (voice)
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6' 0½" (1.84 m)


Priscilla Mitchell  (his death)  (2 children)

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[on his acting ability] I used to watch people like Richard Burton and Mel Gibson and think, "I could never do that". When people ask me what my motivation is, I have a simple answer: money. See more »


Friend Burt Reynolds gave him a bright shiny black 1977 Pontiac Trans Am Limited Edition model, just like the one(s) that were used in the "Smokey and the Bandit" movies. See more »


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