Carol Reed

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter | * 12/30/1906 († 69, 04/25/1976) | Putney, London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director best known for Odd Man Out (1947), The Fallen Idol (1948), The Third Man (1949), and Oliver! (1968). For Oliver!, he received the Academy Award for Best Director. Odd Man Out was the first recipient of the BAFTA Award for Best British Film; filmmaker Roman Polanski has repeatedly cited it as his favourite film. The Fallen Idol won the second BAFTA Award for Best British Film. The British Film Institute voted The Third Man the greatest British film of the 20th century. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Carol Reed

Academy Award for Best Director National Board of Review Award for Best Film Knight Bachelor 3x Academy Award for Best Director

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Movies with Carol Reed as Actor(1)

as UK Version's Opening Narrator (uncredited)1949 The Third Man

Movies with Carol Reed as Crew(44)

Directing/Director1972 Follow Me!
Directing/Director1970 Flap
Directing/Director1968 Oliver!
Directing/Director1965 The Agony and the Ecstasy
Directing/Director1963 The Running Man
Production/Producer1963 The Running Man
Directing/Director1962 Mutiny on the Bounty
Directing/Director1960 Our Man in Havana
Production/Producer1960 Our Man in Havana
Directing/Director1958 The Key
Directing/Director1956 A Kid for Two Farthings
Production/Producer1956 A Kid for Two Farthings
Directing/Director1956 Trapeze
Directing/Director1953 The Man Between
Production/Producer1953 The Man Between
Directing/Director1951 Outcast of the Islands
Production/Producer1951 Outcast of the Islands
Directing/Director1949 The Third Man
Production/Producer1949 The Third Man
Directing/Director1948 The Fallen Idol
Production/Producer1948 The Fallen Idol
Directing/Director1947 Odd Man Out
Production/Producer1947 Odd Man Out
Directing/Director1945 The True Glory
Directing/Director1944 The Way Ahead
Directing/Director1943 The New Lot
Directing/Director1942 The Young Mr. Pitt
Directing/Director1942 We Serve
Directing/Director1941 Kipps
Directing/Director1941 A Letter from Home
Directing/Director1940 Girl in the News
Directing/Director1940 Night Train to Munich
Directing/Director1940 The Stars Look Down
Directing/Director1939 A Girl Must Live
Directing/Director1938 Penny Paradise
Directing/Director1938 Climbing High
Directing/Director1938 Bank Holiday
Directing/Director1937 Who's Your Lady Friend?
Directing/Director1936 Talk of the Devil
Directing/Director1936 Laburnum Grove
Directing/Director1935 Midshipman Easy
Directing/Director1935 It Happened in Paris
Directing/Assistant Director1934 Autumn Crocus
Directing/Assistant Director1933 Loyalties

Full Name: Carol Reed
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Sunday, 12/30 1906 (December) in Putney, London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Sunday, 04/25 1976 (April) in Chelsea (aged: 69)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: The King's School Canterbury
Spouses (current/former): Penelope Dudley-Ward, Diana Wynyard
Children: Max Reed
Siblings: Juliet Reed, Guy Reed, Robin Reed, Claude Reed, Peter Reed
Father: Herbert Beerbohm Tree
Mother: Beatrice May Pinney
Carol Reed frequently works together with these people:
Basil Dean (7x, Crew)
Margaret Lockwood (6x, Actress)
Louis Levy (6x, Crew)
Bert Bates (6x, Crew)
Trevor Howard (5x, Actor)
Peter Ustinov (5x, Actor)
Edward Black (5x, Crew)
Alex Vetchinsky (5x, Crew)
Bryan Herbert (5x, Cast)
Frederick Burtwell (5x, Actor)
Graham Greene (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:193950, Added: 07/20/2018, Last updated: 06/04/2021