George H. Reed


The son of slaves, actor George H. Reed was nearing the age of 50 when he made his first screen appearance in 1914. If it is true that Reed was cast in D.W. Griffith's Birth of a Nation, he would have been one of the few genuine black performers in this controversial film, which relied almost exclusively upon white actors in blackface. In contrast to… More


George H. Reed Videos

After The Thin Man
1 minutes 34 seconds
We Were Dancing
29 seconds
Reap The Wild Wind
1 minutes 40 seconds
They Died With Their Boots On
3 minutes 46 seconds
The Sea Of Grass
3 minutes 47 seconds

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