Tim Reid

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Place: Norfolk, VA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/19/1944, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; producer; writer
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Tim Reid Fast Facts:
  • Was a marketing rep for the DuPont Corporation after college.
  • Began his entertainment career as half of the first interracial stand-up comedy duo, Tim and Tom, with Tom Dreesen in the late 1960s. They later recounted their experiences in the book Tim and Tom: An American Comedy in Black and White, published in 2008.
  • Costarred with his wife, Daphne Maxwell Reid, on numerous television series, including Frank's Place, Snoops and the syndicated talk show The Tim and Daphne Show.
  • In 1990, started an endowment program, now called the Virginia Scholarship and Youth Development Foundation, which offers financial help to deserving high-school students. 
  • Cofounded New Millennium Studios located in Petersburg, VA.
  • Received the Oscar Micheaux Award for lifetime achievement from the Producers Guild of America in 1999.
  • Tim Reid Relationships:
  • Rita Reid - Ex-wife
  • Tori Reid - Daughter
  • William Lee Reid - Father
  • Christopher Tubbs - Stepson
  • Daphne Maxwell Reid - Wife
  • Augustine Wilkins Reid - Mother
  • Tim Reid II - Son
  • Tim Reid Awards:
  • 1988 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1988 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Norfolk State College, Norfolk, VA (BS in Business/Marketing, 1968)

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