Autographed publicity still
2 April 1919|
|Died||16 August 1974
|Cause of death||Cancer|
Maxwell Reed (2 April 1919 – 16 August 1974) was a Northern Irish actor  who became a matinee idol in several British films during the 1940s and 1950s. His early years included work as a merchant seaman and minor stage experience in Ireland and London, before being auditioned by Rank and joining 'The Company of Youth’ at the age of 27.
Reed moved to the U.S. in the late 1950s and portrayed the title role in the 1950s television series Captain David Grief, which was based on short stories by Jack London. He also made three films in the U.S. and appeared as a guest star in television series such as Bonanza, Perry Mason and Daniel Boone.
- The Years Between (UK 1946)
- Gaiety George (UK 1946)
- The Brothers (UK 1947)
- Dear Murderer (UK 1947)
- Night Beat (UK 1947)
- Daybreak (UK 1948)
- Daughter of Darkness (UK 1948)
- The Lost People (UK 1949)
- Madness of the Heart (UK 1949)
- Blackout (UK 1950)
- The Clouded Yellow (UK 1950)
- The Dark Man (UK 1951)
- There Is Another Sun (UK 1951)
- Flame of Araby (US 1951)
- Sea Devils (US/UK 1953)
- The Square Ring (UK 1953)
- Capitan Fantasma (Italy 1953)
- Marilyn (UK 1953)
- Before I Wake (UK 1954)
- The Brain Machine (UK 1955)
- Helen of Troy (US/Italy 1956)
- Pirates of Tortuga (US 1961)
- The Notorious Landlady (US 1962)
- Picture Mommy Dead (US 1966)
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- The Forgotten Man: the Films of Maxwell Reed at Britmovie
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