Anne Reid

Active - 1989 - 2017  |   Born - May 28, 1935 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England  |   Genres - Drama, Science Fiction, Comedy, Crime, Romance

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  • Her father was a foreign correspondent for the Daily Telegraph, leading her to travel abroad occasionally to spend time with her parents in India, Tehran and Beirut.
  • Spent ten years on landmark British soap opera, Coronation Street, before leaving in 1971.
  • Filmed scenes for Love Actually (2003), playing a headmistress tending to her dying partner, but her scenes were ultimately cut from the film.
  • Played Jack's mother in Into the Woods at the Royal Opera House in London in 2007.
  • Appointed an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in 2010.