Robert Reed

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Robert Reed

Reed in 1971
Born John Robert Rietz, Jr.
October 19, 1932(1932-10-19)
Highland Park, Illinois, U.S.
Died May 12, 1992(1992-05-12) (aged 59)
Pasadena, California, U.S.
Cause of death Colon cancer and AIDS
Resting place Memorial Park Cemetery
Education Central High School
Alma mater Northwestern University
The University of London
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Occupation Actor
Years active 1957–1992
Spouse Marilyn Rosenberg
(m. 1954–1959, divorced)
Children Daughter

Robert Reed (October 19, 1932 – May 12, 1992) was an American actor. He is best known for his role as Mike Brady on The Brady Bunch. He also played major roles in The Defenders and Rich Man, Poor Man. He was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards during the 1970s.

Reed was born John Robert Rietz in Highland Park, Illinois. He also grew up in Muskogee, Oklahoma and Navasota, Texas.

Reed was a closeted homosexual who died of colorectal cancer and HIV.[1]

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