Alan Reed, Sr.
Date of Birth
Aug 20, 1907
Birth Place:
New York City, NY

Biography

Afrer majoring in journalism at Columbia University, beefy, gravel-voiced Alan Reed turned to acting at the Provincetown Playhouse. He went on to become one of the infant radio industry's busiest announcers, which led to his first movie gig as the narrator of the 1932 silent-film compilation Chase Me Charlie. A master of some 22 foreign dialects, Reed worked steadily on Broadway with the Theatre...