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Tim Reid

Tim Reid, the Emmy-nominated actor, director and producer, has been a mainstay in the entertainment industry for the last three decades.

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 Tim Reid Biography

He starred as "Venus Flytrap," on the popular CBS television series WKRP in Cincinnati from 1978 - 1982. Twice he has been nominated for the NAACP Image Award for "Best Actor in a Comedy" for his popular characters. Reid has had many starring roles over the years in several television series, including "The Richard Pryor Show,""Simon & Simon," "Frank's Place," "Snoops," "Save Our Streets," and the hit WB series "Sister, Sister."

Reid has written for several of the shows that he acted in, including "WKRP in Cincinnati," "Simon & Simon," "Frank's Place," "and Snoops," in which he co-starred with his wife, Daphne Maxwell Reid. Reid has also produced several of his popular television series such as "Frank's Place," "Snoops," and "The Tim & Daphne Show," in which the Reids co-starred and co-created. He received producing nods as a nominee for the Cable Ace Awards and the Producer's Guild Awards for the Family Channel/BET movie "Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad."

In 1988, he received two Emmy nominations for "Best Actor in a Comedy" and "Best Producer of a Comedy Series" when he starred in CBS' "Frank's Place." He also received both the NAACP Image Award and the Viewers for Quality Television Award for "Best Actor in a Comedy."

Reid founded Tim Reid Productions, Inc. in 1989, and through its association with Proctor & Gamble, executive produced the critically acclaimed 1998 CBS movie "About Sarah," starring Mary Steenburgen, Kellie Martin, and Diane Baker for which he received a Christopher Award. In 1990, he co-founded United Image Entertainment through which he produced four independent films. For his critically acclaimed feature film, "Once Upon a Time.When We Were Colored," he received producing recognition as "Best in Show" by the Houston International Film Festival and he also won the "Directorial Award" from the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival. In 1999, he was given the "Oscar Micheaux Award" by the Producer's Guild of America for "Outstanding Lifetime Achievement."

In 1997, Reid took a giant step and brought together investors to build his own film studio. As founder and President of New Millennium Studios in Petersburg, VA. NMS' first feature production, "Asunder," starring Blair Underwood, Debbi Morgan and Michael Beach, was directed and produced by Reid and released through New Millennium Releasing. His African-American history project, "American Legacy Television" has received numerous awards over the past two years. "American Legacy Collection Vol. 1" is available for rent at select Blockbuster Video stores where Reid has secured Blockbuster's first African-American direct vendor deal. For Real, the latest film directed by Reid was produced by his studio and released by New Millennium Releasing along with the soundtrack for the film, which was produced by Reid's new in-house label, Vigilance Records. To complete the circle, Reid has created Obsidian Home Entertainment, a home video distribution company in connection with Ingram Entertainment with a 4-picture distribution deal for the company's films.

Through the years, Reid has felt a deep responsibility to give back to the community and as a result of his tireless efforts and generosity, has been honored by many organizations. In 1991 he was inducted into the National Black College Hall of Fame. In 1996, he received a Doctor of Humane Letters from Norfolk State University. In 1998 he was named "Virginian of the Year" by the Virginia Press Association and received a Doctor of Humane Letters from Virginia State University. In 2000, he received a Doctor of Humane Letters from Central State University and in 2001, from Medgar Evers College of CUNY. In 2003 he received a Doctor of Humane Letters from St. Augustine College and a Doctor of Laws from Bethune Cookman College. Reid has also raised scholarship funds annually through the "Tim Reid Celebrity Weekend" of golf & tennis for The Tim Reid Scholarship Foundation, now in its 13th year.

Reid, born in Norfolk, VA, graduated from Norfolk State University with a BS in Business/Marketing.

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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Tim Reid for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Tim Reid for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Tim Reid or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Tim Reid or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Tim Reid

Tim Reid, the Emmy-nominated actor, director and producer, has been a mainstay in the entertainment industry for the last three decades.

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Tim Reid Biography

He starred as "Venus Flytrap," on the popular CBS television series WKRP in Cincinnati from 1978 - 1982. Twice he has been nominated for the NAACP Image Award for "Best Actor in a Comedy" for his popular characters. Reid has had many starring roles over the years in several television series, including "The Richard Pryor Show,""Simon & Simon," "Frank's Place," "Snoops," "Save Our Streets," and the hit WB series "Sister, Sister."

Reid has written for several of the shows that he acted in, including "WKRP in Cincinnati," "Simon & Simon," "Frank's Place," "and Snoops," in which he co-starred with his wife, Daphne Maxwell Reid. Reid has also produced several of his popular television series such as "Frank's Place," "Snoops," and "The Tim & Daphne Show," in which the Reids co-starred and co-created. He received producing nods as a nominee for the Cable Ace Awards and the Producer's Guild Awards for the Family Channel/BET movie "Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad."

In 1988, he received two Emmy nominations for "Best Actor in a Comedy" and "Best Producer of a Comedy Series" when he starred in CBS' "Frank's Place." He also received both the NAACP Image Award and the Viewers for Quality Television Award for "Best Actor in a Comedy."

Reid founded Tim Reid Productions, Inc. in 1989, and through its association with Proctor & Gamble, executive produced the critically acclaimed 1998 CBS movie "About Sarah," starring Mary Steenburgen, Kellie Martin, and Diane Baker for which he received a Christopher Award. In 1990, he co-founded United Image Entertainment through which he produced four independent films. For his critically acclaimed feature film, "Once Upon a Time.When We Were Colored," he received producing recognition as "Best in Show" by the Houston International Film Festival and he also won the "Directorial Award" from the Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival. In 1999, he was given the "Oscar Micheaux Award" by the Producer's Guild of America for "Outstanding Lifetime Achievement."

In 1997, Reid took a giant step and brought together investors to build his own film studio. As founder and President of New Millennium Studios in Petersburg, VA. NMS' first feature production, "Asunder," starring Blair Underwood, Debbi Morgan and Michael Beach, was directed and produced by Reid and released through New Millennium Releasing. His African-American history project, "American Legacy Television" has received numerous awards over the past two years. "American Legacy Collection Vol. 1" is available for rent at select Blockbuster Video stores where Reid has secured Blockbuster's first African-American direct vendor deal. For Real, the latest film directed by Reid was produced by his studio and released by New Millennium Releasing along with the soundtrack for the film, which was produced by Reid's new in-house label, Vigilance Records. To complete the circle, Reid has created Obsidian Home Entertainment, a home video distribution company in connection with Ingram Entertainment with a 4-picture distribution deal for the company's films.

Through the years, Reid has felt a deep responsibility to give back to the community and as a result of his tireless efforts and generosity, has been honored by many organizations. In 1991 he was inducted into the National Black College Hall of Fame. In 1996, he received a Doctor of Humane Letters from Norfolk State University. In 1998 he was named "Virginian of the Year" by the Virginia Press Association and received a Doctor of Humane Letters from Virginia State University. In 2000, he received a Doctor of Humane Letters from Central State University and in 2001, from Medgar Evers College of CUNY. In 2003 he received a Doctor of Humane Letters from St. Augustine College and a Doctor of Laws from Bethune Cookman College. Reid has also raised scholarship funds annually through the "Tim Reid Celebrity Weekend" of golf & tennis for The Tim Reid Scholarship Foundation, now in its 13th year.

Reid, born in Norfolk, VA, graduated from Norfolk State University with a BS in Business/Marketing.

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  • How to book Tim Reid?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Tim Reid for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Tim Reid, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Tim Reid or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Tim Reid?

    Booking fees for Tim Reid, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Tim Reid, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Tim Reid?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Tim Reid for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Tim Reid for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Tim Reid or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Tim Reid or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Tim Reid is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Tim Reid for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Tim Reid generally travels from San Antonio, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kweisi Mfume, Farrah Gray, George Fraser, Roslyn M. Brock and Montel Williams. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Tim Reid for an upcoming event.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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