Kelly Reno

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Kelly Reno
Born (1966-06-19) June 19, 1966 (age 52)
Pueblo, Colorado, U.S.
Occupation Actor, rancher, trucker
Years active 1979–1985
  • Lynette Tuttle (m. 1986; div. 1996)
  • Annette Crump (m. 1998; div. 2005)
  • Dawn Hickey (m. 2007)
Children Three (with Tuttle) One stepdaughter (with Hickey)

Kelly Reno (born June 19, 1966, in Pueblo, Colorado)[citation needed] is a former child actor who was cast at age 11 in the role of Alec Ramsey, the young boy who is marooned on a deserted island along with a horse, in The Black Stallion (based on the novel by Walter Farley). The film was made in 1977.

Reno also appeared in the 1983 film adaptation of The Black Stallion Returns, alongside Vincent Spano.

Reno's acting career was cut short when the pick-up truck he was driving was hit by a semi-truck. He had severe injuries and the long recovery time put an end to his acting career. In 1985 he appeared as an Alamo messenger who travels through time in an episode entitled "Alamo Jobe" in Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories.

After 20 years as a cattle rancher, he became a semi-truck driver. He lives in Colorado with his third wife and her daughter (Shaina).



Year Title Role Notes
1979 The Black Stallion Alec Ramsey
1983 The Black Stallion Returns
Brady's Escape Miki


Year Title Role Notes
1983 The Merv Griffin Show Himself
1985 Amazing Stories (TV series) Alamo Jobe


  • Holmstrom, John. The Moving Picture Boy: An International Encyclopaedia from 1895 to 1995. Norwich, Michael Russell, 1996, p. 372-373.

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