Job Actor
Years active 1929 - 1949 (stage) * 1940 - 1966 (film)
Top Roles The Judge, Senator Clem Rogers, Oscar Hubbard, Father Cornelius, Lt. Gen. J. Connors
Top GenresDrama, Western, Romance, Action, War, Film Adaptation
Top TopicsBook-Based, Based on Play, Korean War
Top Collaborators (Producer), (Director), , (Producer)
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Carl Benton Reid Overview:

Character actor, Carl Benton Reid, was born on Aug 14, 1893 in Lansing, MI. Benton Reid died at the age of 79 on Mar 16, 1973 in Hollywood, CA .

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Carl Benton Reid Quotes:

Capt. Robert MacClaw: My troops has extra mounts, sir. I thought perhaps you would like to use one.
Col. Janeway: I'm an infantryman, MacClaw. If I'm going to die, I'm not going to do it sitting down.


Capt. Robert MacClaw: Sir, may I suggest that my troop act as rear guard?
Col. Janeway: Where did you learn cavalry tactics, Captain?
Capt. Robert MacClaw: Well, infantry isn't mobile...
Col. Janeway: Neither is dead cavalry. Ask Custer!


Col. Janeway: Mr. O'Hirons! Mr. O'Hirons! Regulations stipulate $10 a month additional for command functions. When we reach the Paradise, notify the paymaster that Captain MacClaw has commanded with distinction. The government owes him $3.30.


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Carl Benton Reid Facts
Graduated from the drama department at Carnegie Tech.

Trained at the Cleveland Playhouse in the 1920s and appeared in shortened versions of Shakespearean productions at the Chicago World's Fair in 1933.

He repeated his 1939 stage role of Oscar Hubbard in the original Broadway production of "The Little Foxes" when the 1941 film was made.

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