Robert Reed

American actor, director

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.

Robert Reed
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Reed in 1971
Born
John Robert Rietz, Jr.

(1932-10-19)October 19, 1932
DiedMay 12, 1992(1992-05-12) (aged 59)
Cause of deathColon cancer and HIV
Resting placeMemorial Park Cemetery
EducationCentral High School
Alma materNorthwestern University
The University of London
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
OccupationActor
Years active1957–1992
Spouse(s)Marilyn Rosenberg
(m. 1954–1959, divorced)
ChildrenDaughter

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

Reed was gay but kept this private. He died on May 12, 1992, in Pasadena, California. He was 59 years old.[1] His death was originally said to have been caused by colon cancer. It was later revealed to have been hastened by HIV.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Biography.com

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