Carol Reed

Carol Reed and Graham Greene's “Our Man in Havana,” with Alec Guiness. Photo by Moviestore Collection/REX
1906 - 1976

Carol Reed  English Director


Carol Reed passed away on 26th Apr 1976 aged 69. His last relationship was when Carol Reed and Penelope Dudley-Ward were married for 28 years before Carol Reed died aged 69.


Carol Reed was previously married to Penelope Dudley-Ward (1947 - 1976) and Diana Wynyard (1942 - 1947).

He was also in relationships with Jessie Matthews and Daphne Du Maurier.

Carol Reed had a son named Max, age 68.


Carol Reed is a 69 year old English Director. Born on 30th December, 1906 in Putney, London, England, UK, he is famous for Film version on the musical Oliver in a career that spans 1935 – 1972. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Carol Reed is a member of the following lists: Best Directing Academy Award winners, People educated at The King's School, Canterbury and Beerbohm family.


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Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship29 yrs, 3 mths
Shortest Relationship5 yrs, 6 mths
Average Relationship Length8 yrs, 8 mths
First Name Carol
Last Name Reed
Full Name at Birth Carol Reed
Age 69 (age at death) years
Birthday 30th December, 1906
Birthplace Putney, London, England, UK
Died 26th April, 1976
Place of Death Chelsea, London, England, UK
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
University The King`s School, Canterbury
Occupation Text Director
Occupation Director
Claim to Fame Film version on the musical Oliver
Year(s) Active 1935 – 1972, 1935–1972
Father Herbert Beerbohm Tree
Mother May Pinney Reed
Family Member Oliver Reed (nephew)

Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director best known for Odd Man Out (1947), The Fallen Idol (1948) and The Third Man (1949). For Oliver! (1968), he received the Academy Award for Best Director.

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Carol Reed69 CapricornDirector
Penelope Dudley-Ward67 LeoActress
Diana Wynyard58 CapricornActress
Daphne Du Maurier81 TaurusWriter
Jessie Matthews74 PiscesActress


MaxMale14th September, 194868 years old




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