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A Bittersweet Days of Our Lives Christmas for Melissa Reeves

Get out those hankies. One of the most beloved traditions in soaps, the decorating of the Horton Christmas tree on Days of Our Lives, will be a lot less cheerful this year due to the death of two major family members. Mickey, last played by Kevin Dobson, was killed off by the writers in January. Then grande dame Alice passed away in June, several months after the death of actress Frances Reid, who portrayed the feisty matriarch since Days debuted in 1965. But Salem's premiere clan is determined to press on and make the best of the holidays. TV Guide Magazine got the scoop from Melissa Reeves, who recently returned to Days after a four-year absence as Alice's granddaughter Jennifer Rose.

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Days of Our Lives Bids Farewell to Alice Horton

Now this is Big Love! Days of Our Lives will celebrate the life, and honor the passing, of legendary actress Frances Reid with a farewell that's unprecedented in soap history. The beloved veteran, who played Salem matriarch Alice Horton from the show's debut in 1965 until her health became too fragile in 2007, died last February at age 95. On June 9, Days viewers will learn that Alice is rapidly declining, at which point several characters from the past will gather for a final more

Days of Our Lives Star Frances Reid Dies at 95

Frances Reid, best known as Days of Our Lives matriarch Alice Horton, died Wednesday. She was 95.

"NBC is deeply saddened by the passing of Frances Reid. She was a true icon of the daytime genre and while we mourn her passing, we also celebrate ...
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Seconds (1966) -- (Movie Clip) Got A Question
Seconds (1966) -- (Movie Clip) Something Of A Milestone
Seconds (1966) -- (Movie Clip) Very Liberal Settlements

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2000 Long Night's Journey Into Day Movie, Producer
2000 Long Night's Journey Into Day Movie, Director
2000 Long Night's Journey Into Day Movie, Cinematographer
1984 What You Take For Granted Movie, Cinematographer
1984 The Times Of Harvey Milk Movie, Cinematographer

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