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Actor, Oliver Reed, was born Robert Oliver Reed on Feb 13, 1938 in Wimbledon, England. Reed died at the age of 61 on May 2, 1999 in Valletta, Malta .



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Oliver Reed Quotes:

Gerald Crich: By God, l'd just concluded that nothing mattered in the world... except somebody to take the edge off one's being alone.

Gerald Crich: You know, I always believe in love, in true love. But where do you find it nowadays?
Rupert Birkin: I don't know. Life has all kinds of things. There isn't only one road.
Gerald Crich: I don't care how it is with me... as long as I feel... that I've lived. I don't care how it is, as long as I feel that.

Nancy: Bill, you do love me, don't ya?
Bill Sikes: Of course I do; I live with ya, don't I?

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Oliver Reed Facts
In order to avoid charges of nepotism Reed deliberately avoided working for his uncle, director Sir Carol Reed, until he was already established as a star in British movies.

At the time of his death he was signed to play Albert Finney's role in "My Uncle Silas" (2000).

Said that when he made the infamous drunken appearance on the Michael Aspel chat show when he sang a raucous rendition of "Wild Thing", that the producers of that show had plied him with spirits in the green room prior to the interview so that he was already plastered when he came on stage.

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