Maxwell Reed
British actor
Maxwell Reed
Maxwell Reed was a British actor who became a matinee idol during the 1950s with the Rank Organisation in Britain. He trained at the Rank Organisation's "charm school". He was the first husband of Joan Collins whom he married on 24 May 1952. The marriage ended in divorce in 1956. Collins later claimed in her 1978 autobiography Past Imperfect that the divorce was a result of Reed's alleged attempt to sell her to an Arab sheik.
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Jane Fonda, Joan Collins and a ray of hope for all golden girls - Daily Mail
Google News - over 5 years
Joan, for her part, married five times, but her first four husbands were disasters, from the abusive Maxwell Reed — who was furious when she wouldn't sleep with a lecherous Arab for £10000 while he watched — to the money-grabbing, womanising Peter
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The world according to Joan Collins: Never wed a man who is richer than you ... - Daily Mail
Google News - over 5 years
I foolishly married my first husband, actor Maxwell Reed, when I was 18 — what a mistake! He was 14 years my senior and ten inches taller than me. My idiotic reasons for marrying him were that not only had he been my favourite movie star while I was
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Collins's class on display - The Australian
Google News - over 5 years
Collins married at 21: her first husband, handsome Irish actor Maxwell Reed, was an utter cad who tried to sell her to a sheik, according to Collins. She divorced him and married British actor, singer and songwriter Anthony Newley
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Joan Collins reveals how 1st hubby Maxwell Reed raped her on 1st date! - Newstrack India
Google News - over 5 years
London, Aug 21 (ANI): Joan Collins has revealed in her book that her first husband Maxwell Reed raped her on their first meeting when she was just 18 years old. The veteran actress has said in 'The World According To Joan' that her introduction to sex
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"Zgwałcił mnie mój pierwszy mąż" - Pudelek
Google News - over 5 years
Maxwell Reed był jej idolem. Poznała go poprzez znajomych i szybko umówili się na pierwszą randkę. Na początku byłam zachwycona. On był wielką gwiazdą kina, która od dawna wielbiłam. Zabrał mnie do najpierw na drinka, a potem do hotelu
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Joan Collins lets rip! The day she was date-raped, why dig fat people their ... - Daily Mail
Google News - over 5 years
Included in it is the fact that her first husband, the film star Maxwell Reed, raped her on their first date when she was an 18-year-old ingénue. 'I only married him because I was so embarrassed that he had taken my virginity,' she says today
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Paid Notice: Deaths CARTER, MARY
NYTimes - over 7 years
CARTER--Mary, nee McLain. November 15, 2009. Survivors-Daughter, Grace McLain Reed, Son, William Maxwell Reed lll.
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THEATER; The Public and Private Lives of Joan Collins
NYTimes - about 25 years
They came with their binoculars, lips pursed, arms crossed, smelling blood. "Fifty-two? She's only 52?" "That's all she admits to." Binoculars are brandished. "I'll count the wrinkles for you." "I'll bet there won't be any. But you could check behind her ears and see why." "God, you sound just like Joan Rivers." "Her arms are heavy." "Darling, I'd
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THOSE HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS
NYTimes - almost 33 years
Chris Chase , the author of ''How to Be a Movie Star'' and other books, is media correspondent for the Cable News Network. ZANUCK The Rise and Fall of Hollywood's Last Tycoon. By Leonard Mosley. Illustrated. 424 pp. Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 9.95. PAST IMPERFECT By Joan Collins. Illustrated. 336 pp. New York: Simon & Schuster. 6.95. IN the 30's,
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    FIFTIES
  • 1974
    Age 54
    Died in 1974.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1952
    Age 32
    He was the first husband of Joan Collins whom he married on 24 May 1952. The marriage ended in divorce in 1956.
    More Details Hide Details Collins later claimed in her 1978 autobiography Past Imperfect that the divorce was a result of Reed's alleged attempt to sell her to an Arab sheik. Reed was best known for his roles in the films The Dark Man, Blackout, Daybreak, The Clouded Yellow, There Is Another Sun and The Brain Machine. He also appeared to good effect in non-genre films such as Helen of Troy, Sea Devils, The Brothers, and The Square Ring (in a role later played on television by Sean Connery). Reed drifted to the U.S. in the late 1950s and appeared in a few films and was a guest star on many television programs such as Bonanza, Perry Mason and Daniel Boone. He portrayed the title role in the 1950s television series Captain David Grief, based on short stories by Jack London. He died from cancer, aged 55.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1919
    Born
    Born in 1919.
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