Elliott Reid

Elliott Reid

Show Count: 56
Series Count: 1
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Born: January 16, 1920
Old Time Radio, New York City, New York, U.S

Raymond Elliott Reid (born January 16, 1920) is an American character actor from New York City.


Reid worked regularly in radio dramas during the Golden Age of radio. His credits include Orson Welles's The Mercury Theatre on the AirTheCavalcade of AmericaTheatre Guild on the Air and the CBS Radio Mystery Theater. In some early performances he was credited as Ted Reid.

Reid’s best-known film role was as private detective Ernie Malone, Jane Russell’s love interest, in the 20th Century-Fox classic Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953).

A member of The Actors Studio from its inception, Reid was a regular in NBC television's That Was the Week That Was (1964–65) and made guest appearances on Murder, She WroteThe Odd CoupleI Love LucyBarney MillerSmall WonderPerry Mason and The Munsters. He co-starred as Felix Unger in a road production of The Odd Couple with Dan Dailey as Oscar Madison during the late 1960s. Reid retired in 1995, aged 75.

Source: Wikipedia

Broadcast: November 19, 1949
Added: Oct 11 2014
Broadcast: May 25, 1958
Added: Jan 31 2021
Broadcast: April 6, 1952
Added: May 01 2016