Oliver REED (1938-1999) [Filmsite] Active 1958-1999 > Born Robert Oliver Reed 13 Feb 1938 Surrey, England > Died 2 May 1999 (aged 61) Malta, heart attack > Spouses: Kate Byrne (1959–1969 div); Josephine Burge (1985–1999, his death) > Children: 2
Oliver Reed as the English Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti in TV film (1967) Dante's Inferno
Oliver Reed (England) Tough, Rough, and not a little scary. Known as much for his hard drinking as his spectacular performances on stage and screen.
An arrogant, awful and miserable bastard. But a strong minded and passionate man. r Reed