Were you aware that African American actor and comedian Tim Reid is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha? Reid was initiated into the Eta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. on November 14th, 2010.
Tim Reid is from Norfolk, VA, and earned his Bachelor of Business Administration at Norfolk State College in 1968. He has developed a solid reputation for his iconic roles in American television programs such as Venus Flytrap on WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–82), Marcel “Downtown” Brown on Simon & Simon (1983–87), Ray Campbell on Sister, Sister (1994–99) and William Barnett on That ’70s Show (2004–06).
Reid has also directed television programs and the film Once Upon a Time…When We Were Colored, based on the Clifton L. Taulbert novel. He also served on the advisory board of the National Student Film Institute.
Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous with Tim Reid and Daphne Maxwell Reid (1987)
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