Frances Reid Biography (1918-)

Born December 9, 1918, in Wichita Falls, TX; daughter of Charles William (a banker) and Anna May (Priest) Reid; married Philip Bourneuf, June 27, 1940. Addresses: AGENT--Progressive Artists Agency, 400 S. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Birth Details
December 9, 1918
Wichita Falls, Texas, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • STAGE DEBUT--Helene Dupont, Tovarich, Lobero Playhouse, Santa Barbara, CA, then Curran Theatre, San Francisco and Biltmore Theatre, Los Angeles, 1938.
  • BROADWAY DEBUT--Juliette Lecourtois, Where There's a Will, John Golden Theatre, 1939.
  • Stock productions in Maplewood, NJ, and Ridgefield, CT, 1939.
  • understudy for Catherine Daly and Cora Bedell, Young Couple Wanted, Maxine Elliott's Theatre, New York City, 1940.
  • stock performances in Ridgefield, CT, 1940.
  • The White-Haired Boy, Plymouth Theatre, Boston, 1940.
  • Western Union Please, Paper Mill Playhouse, Milburn, NJ and Studebaker Theatre, Chicago, 1941.
  • Julia, The Rivals, Theatre Guild, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1942.
  • Martha, The Patriots, National Theatre, New York City, 1943.
  • Jeannie Mackenzie, A Highland Fling, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1944.
  • Beth, Little Women, City Center, New York City, 1944.
  • Clover Ring, Plymouth Theatre, Boston, 1945.
  • Sally Jones, Star Spangled Family, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1945.
  • Jean, The Wind Is 90, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1945.
  • Ophelia, G.I. Hamlet, Columbus Circle Theatre, New York City, 1945.
  • Roxanne, Cyrano de Bergerac, Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1946.
  • Minnie, Rip Van Winkle, City Center, New York City, 1947.
  • Elena Popova, The Bear, City Center, New York City, 1948.
  • Raina, Arms and the Man, Utah Drama Festival, University of Utah, 1948.
  • Gwendolyn, The Importance of Being Earnest, Olney Theatre, MD, 1948.
  • Ann, Richard III, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1949.
  • Viola, Twelfth Night, Ann Arbor Drama Festival, Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, MI, 1949, then Empire Theatre, New York City, 1949.
  • Lady Utterwood, Heartbreak House, Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA, 1953.
  • Mrs. Antrobus, The Skin of Our Teeth, Boston Arts Festival, Public Gardens Theatre, Boston, 1955.
  • Lavinia, Androcles and the Lion, Studebaker Theatre, Chicago, 1956.
  • Renata, Last Five Minutes, Columbia University Theatre, New York City, 1957.
  • Ranata, Lease on Love, Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, PA, 1957.
  • Comtesse Louise de Clerambard, Clerambard, Rooftop Theatre, New York City, 1957.
  • Nora, A Touch of the Poet, Solange, The Maids, and Lina, Misalliance, Marine's Memorial Theatre, San Francisco, 1960-61.
  • When the Bear Goes National, Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, 1962.
  • Mrs. Russell, The Best Man, Kelley Memorial Theatre, Fairmont Park, Philadelphia, 1962.
  • Credits; MAJOR TOURS
  • Ophelia, G.I. Hamlet, U.S. cities, 1945.
  • Judith, The Devil's Disciple, U.S. cities, 1950.
  • Lavinia, Androcles and the Lion, U.S. cities, 1956.
  • Madmoiselle de St. Euverte, The Waltz of the Toreadors, U.S.
  • cities, 1958.
  • Miss Swanson, Lord Pengo, U.S. cities, 1963.
  • Grace Baker, As the World Turns, CBS, 1959-60.
  • Dear Rose Pollack, Edge of Night, 1964.
  • Mrs. Thomas Horton, The Days of Our Lives, NBC, 1963--.
  • Credits; EPISODIC
  • Suspense, CBS.
  • Danger, CBS.
  • You Are There, CBS.
  • Cameo Theatre, NBC.
  • Philco Television Playhouse, NBC.
  • Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC.
  • Matinee Theatre, NBC.
  • Telephone Time, NBC.
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents, CBS.
  • Wagon Train, NBC.
  • Ben Casey, ABC.
  • Eleventh Hour, NBC.
  • The Defenders, CBS.
  • Perry Mason, CBS.
  • Armstrong Circle Theatre, CBS.
  • Roxanne, Cyrano de Bergerac, NBC, 1948.
  • Olivia, Twelfth Night, NBC, 1949.
  • Portia, Portia Faces Life, CBS, 1954.
  • Credits; MOVIES
  • Emily Gilbert, Mercy or Murder, NBC, 1986.
  • Seconds, Paramount, 1966.
  • RADIO DEBUT--Charlotte Corday, NBC, 1939.
  • Prologue to Glory, NBC, 1939-40.
  • Little Women, NBC, 1939-40.

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