George H. Reed

George H. Reed was an American actor working in the Hollywood film industry in both the silent and sound eras. His first major film was the 1920 Huckleberry Finn where he played Jim. He is also remembered for the film The Green Pastures (1936), which featured an all–African American cast, and the orderly Conover in MGM's Dr. Kildare series.[1][2]

George H. Reed
Huckleberry Finn (1920) - 2.jpg
Tom Bates, Orrall Humphrey, Lewis Sargent, and George H. Reed in Huckleberry Finn (1920)
George Henry Reed

(1866-11-27)November 27, 1866
DiedNovember 6, 1952(1952-11-06) (aged 85)
Years active1920–1952 (film career)
Spouse(s)Julia Ridley

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  1. ^ George H. Reed at
  2. ^ Silent Film Necrology 2nd Edition, c.2001 by Eugene Michael Vazzana

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