Oliver Reed

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Robert Oliver Reed (13 February 1938 - 2 May 1999) was a British actor. He was born in Wimbledon, Surrey.[1] He was a nephew of movie director Sir Carol Reed (1906-1976) and grandson of actor and theatre manager Herbert Beerbohm Tree (1852-1917).

Reed's starred in many movies, including: Women in Love, The Devils, The Three Musketeers, Tommy, Castaway and Gladiator.

Reed was an alcoholic. He died of a heart attack in Valletta, Malta.

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  1. Telegraph obituary

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