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Also Known As: John Robert Rietz Jr. Died: May 12, 1992
Born: October 19, 1932 Cause of Death: colon cancer and complications from AIDS
Birth Place: Highland Park, Illinois, USA Profession: actor

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Tall, curly-haired actor, often cast as business-suited paternal types. Reed worked on mainly forgettable TV series from the 1960s, first gaining widespread notice as a crusading lawyer in "The Defenders". He is best remembered as "a man named Brady, with three boys of his own" on that corny 70s ode to the suburban family, "The Brady Bunch". Reed subsequently had major supporting roles on the miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man" (1976) and "Roots" (1977).

Tall, curly-haired actor, often cast as business-suited paternal types. Reed worked on mainly forgettable TV series from the 1960s, first gaining widespread notice as a crusading lawyer in "The Defenders". He is best remembered as "a man named Brady, with three boys of his own" on that corny 70s ode to the suburban family, "The Brady Bunch". Reed subsequently had major supporting roles on the miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man" (1976) and "Roots" (1977).

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DIRECTOR:

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CAST: (feature film)

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2.
 Prime Target (1991) Agent Harrington
3.
 Very Brady Christmas, A (1988) Mike Brady
4.
 International Airport (1985) Carl Roberts
7.
 Conquest of the Earth (1980) Dr Mortinson
8.
 Nurse (1980) Dr Kenneth Rose
9.
 Casino (1980) Darius
10.
 Love's Savage Fury (1979) Colonel Marston
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Milestones close milestones

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Raised in Muskogee OK
1992:
Made last TV appearance as guest star on "Jake and the Fatman" detective series
1992:
Last acting role, onstage in "Love Letters" opposite Betsy Palmer

Education

Northwestern University: Evanston , Illinois -
University of London: -

Notes

"The Brady Bunch" was the first show to have husband and wife sleeping in the same bed together.

Family close complete family listing

mother:
Helen Rietz.
daughter:
Karen Baldwin.

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