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Mike Reid

Biography

British actor and comedian most widely known in the series The Comedians as well as for playing Frank Butcher in the display, EastEnders. He and his family members transferred to Tottenham, North London following the Blitz bombings of Central London during Globe Battle II. He became the web host from the children’s quiz present, Runaround in 1975. His granddaughter, Claire Louise Reid, spent some time working as an celebrity and tv presenter. He was a longtime professional on EastEnders along with co-star, Adam Woodyatt.

Quick Facts


Full Name Mike Reid
Date Of Birth January 19, 1940
Died July 29, 2007, Marbella, Spain
Place Of Birth England
Height 1.89 m
Profession TV Actor
Nationality British, English
Spouse Shirley Collins, Sheila Reid
Children Michael Reid, Mark Edward Reid, Jane Hall Reid
Parents Sidney Reid, Ellen Louvian Reid
Awards Grammy Award for Best Country Song, Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year, Walk On Faith, I Can't Make You Love Me, I'll Stop Loving You
Nominations Heisman Trophy, Country Music Association Award for Song of the Year, Walk On Faith, I Can't Make You Love Me, I'll Stop Loving You
Movies Snatch, Jack Says, Moussaka & Chips, Steptoe and Son, Oh Marbella!, The Timidity of the Loverat, Inferno
TV Shows EastEnders, The Comedians, Runaround, Yus, My Dear, The Channel Four Show, The Baron (2008), Underworld
Star Sign Capricorn

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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
EastEnders: Perfectly Frank2003TV MovieFrank Butcher
Snatch2000Doug the Head
Underworld1997TV Mini-SeriesGraham the Cabbie
The Detectives1995TV SeriesRonnie Richardson
Pussy in Boots1994TV MovieVarious
Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time1993TV ShortFrank Butcher
The Sooty Show1986-1988TV SeriesBanana Briggs / Burglar
Cinderella: The Shoe Must Go On1986TV MovieMajor D'Omo
Roland Rat: The Series1986TV Series
Big Deal1986TV SeriesPeter Davis
Minder1982TV SeriesVernon
Worzel Gummidge1980TV SeriesFairground Owner
Noah's Castle1980TV SeriesVince Holloway
Yus My Dear1976TV SeriesBenny Briggs
Steptoe and Son1972Compere
The Looking Glass War1970Policeman Guarding Leiser (uncredited)
Department S1969TV SeriesSpanish Mechanic / Tanker Driver
The Adding Machine1969Yard guard
The Champions1969TV SeriesMercenary / Security guard
The Saint1966-1969TV SeriesLafitre's Thug / Captive guard / Secret police officer / ...
Up the Junction1968Policeman Outside Court (uncredited)
The Dirty Dozen1967Sergeant at War Games HQ (uncredited)
Mister Ten Per Cent1967Doorman (uncredited)
The Baron1967TV SeriesSoldier
ITV Play of the Week1966TV SeriesTorturer #1
Doctor Who1965-1966TV SeriesSoldier / Worker / Guard / ...
The Avengers1965TV SeriesMartial Artist
Jack Says2008The Guv'nor
Inferno2008Bleak
The Bill2007TV SeriesBrian Stevens
The Secret Show2006TV SeriesMr. Atom
EastEnders1987-2005TV SeriesFrank Frank Butcher
The Poker Academy2005VideoJohhny
Moussaka & Chips2005Shalom Godsall
Oh Marbella!2003Jack Winter
Hey Mr DJ2003Don Cox

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang1968stunt driver - uncredited
The Devil Rides Out1968stunt driver - uncredited
The Dirty Dozen1967stunt driver - uncredited
Casino Royale1967stunt driver - uncredited
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes1965stunt player - uncredited
Spartacus1960stunt player - uncredited

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike Reid: Live - Uncensored II1993Video documentary executive producer
Mike Reid: Live - Uncensored1992Video documentary executive producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19792014TV Movie documentary performer: "The Ugly Duckling"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jack Said2009in memory of
Jack Says2008in memory of
The Baron2008TV Series in memory of - 1 episode
EastEnders2007TV Series in memory of - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Baron2008TV SeriesHimself
The Paul O'Grady Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Wakey Wakey Campers!2005TV SeriesHimself
Gloria's Greats2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Car Cruzin'2005TV Series documentaryHimself
EastEnders Revealed2000-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
EastEnders: Christmas Party2004TV MovieHimself / Ghost of Christmas Past
Celebrity Swaps2004TV SeriesHimself
Great Soap TV Moments2004TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
It Shouldn't Happen on a TV Soap2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
This Morning2004TV SeriesHimself
EastEnders: Christmas Party2003TV MovieHimself
Life After the Square2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
RI:SE2002TV SeriesHimself
Making 'Snatch'2001Video documentary shortHimself
Stars and Their Lives2000TV SeriesHimself
Life and Times of...2000TV SeriesHimself
Late Home Video Show2000TV SeriesHimself
Parkinson2000TV SeriesHimself
Best of British1998TV SeriesHimself
Mike Reid: Alive and Kidding1998VideoHimself
Television's Greatest Hits1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Talking Telephone Numbers1997TV Series
Mike Reid Live at the Queen Vic1996VideoHimself
Mike Reid: Live at the London Palladium1995VideoHimself
This Is Your Life1991-1994TV Series documentaryHimself
Mike Reid: Live - Uncensored II1993Video documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993TV SeriesHimself
Bullseye1992TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Mike Reid: Live - Uncensored1992Video documentaryHimself
Telly Addicts1991TV SeriesHimself
Mike Reid: Some of That!1991Video documentary shortHimself
Blankety Blank1981-1990TV SeriesHimself
Live from Her Majesty's1988TV SeriesHimself
New Faces1988TV SeriesHimself - Judge
The Bob Monkhouse Show1985TV SeriesHimself
Punchlines!1983-1984TV SeriesHimself
Mates and Music1984TV SeriesHimself - Host
Sunday, Sunday1983TV SeriesHimself
A Frame with Davis1983TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Entertainment Express1983TV Series
Starburst1981-1983TV SeriesHimself
3-2-11980TV SeriesButtons
Runaround1975-1980TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself - Presenter
Star Games1980TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Squares1977-1979TV SeriesHimself
London Night Out1978TV SeriesHimself
Those Wonderful TV Times1978TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Reid Show1976-1978TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
The Good Old Days1977-1978TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Tell Me Another1978TV SeriesHimself
Wednesday at 81977TV SeriesHimself
Be My Guest1977TV SeriesHimself
The Sweepstakes Game1976TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
Seaside Special1975-1976TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops1975TV SeriesHimself
Looks Familiar1975TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Golden Shot1974TV SeriesHimself
Candid Camera1974TV SeriesHimself - guest
The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club1974TV SeriesHimself
The Comedians1972-1974TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Too Much TV2016TV SeriesHimself - The Comedians
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19792014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Michael Grade & the World's Oldest Joke2013TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Unforgettable Mike Reid2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
EastEnders Revealed2007-2010TV Series documentaryFrank Butcher
EastEnders: The Greatest Cliffhangers2010TV SeriesFrank Butcher
Jack Said2009Guv'nor
Would I Lie to You?2007TV SeriesFrank Butcher
Room 1012003TV SeriesFrank Butcher
The Way They Were1999TV Movie
A Big Hand for Sooty1998TV Movie documentaryBurglar (uncredited)

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