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Mike Reid

Last updated 09 January 2020

Mike Reid (1940-2007)
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Michael Reid

Born: Friday 19th January 1940
Died: Sunday 29th July 2007 (age: 67)


Mike Reid was born in Hackney, and made a career out of being a comedian and actor, most notably as Frank Butcher in Eastenders. He was also a presenter of the 1970s children's quiz show Runaround.

He had a small roles in some early Doctor Who stories including The Massacre of St Bartholomew's Eve .