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Frances Reid
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    (December 9, 1914-February 3, 2010)
    Born in Wichita Falls, Texas
    Portrayed Portia Blake in 'Portia Faces Life' (1954-55), 'Grace Baker in 'As the World Turns' (1959-62), Rose Pollack in 'The Edge of Night' (1964) and Alice Horton in 'Days of Our Lives' (1965-2007)
    Appeared in the movie 'Seconds' (1966)
    Appeared on Broadway in 'Where There's A Will' (1939), 'The Rivals' (1942), 'Little Women' (1944), 'Hamlet' (1945), 'Cyrano de Bergerac' (1946), 'Richard III' (1949) and 'Twelfth Night' (1949)
    Won a Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award (2004)
    She quit her first soap opera, the fifteen-minute long 'Portia Faces Life,' after six months, complaining that the schedule was exhausting.
    Commenting on a 'Days' character whose storyline involved a major illness, she said, 'Why are they letting her have a stroke? I HAD a stroke and they won't let [my character] have a stroke!'
    'Days' producer Ted Corday quipped about her decision to reveal her actual year of birth, 'In the last seven months, she aged four years.' (2004)
    'Seconds' director John Frankenheimer called her one of his favorite actresses.
    She was initially reluctant to take the role of Alice Horton in 'Days,' but decided that she liked working and that roles for actresses over 50 were tough to find.
    She won four Soap Opera Digest Awards for Outstanding Actress in a Mature Role.

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