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Frances Reid
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November 1965 to December 26, 2007
At A Glance

Frances Reid, one of the original cast members of Days of our Lives, portrayed revered matriarch Alice Horton from the program's premiere in November 1965 through her final appearance in December 2007.

An accomplished stage actress, Reid performed on Broadway in Hamlet, Cyrano de Bergerac, and Twelfth Night. She also starred with Robert Young in the television movie Mercy or Murder?

Reid was a native of Wichita Falls, Texas and a graduate of the Pasadena Playhouse.

For more on the life of Frances Reid, please click here.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
Mercy or Murder?
Emily Gilbert
1987

The Affair
Mrs. Patterson
1973

Days of our Lives
Alice Horton
November 1965 to December 26, 2007

The Edge of Night
Rose Pollock
1964 to 1965

As the World Turns
Grace Baker
1958 to 1962

The Wrong Man
Mrs. O'Connor
1956

Portia Faces Life
Portia Blake Manning
1954 to 1955

Man-Proof
Girl
1938
Acting Portfolio: FILM
The Andromeda Strain
Clara Dutton
1971

Seconds
Emily Hamilton
1966
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmy Awards Winner, Lifetime Acheivement Award (2005)

Daytime Emmy Awards Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Daytime Drama Series (1979)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Wichita Falls, Texas
DATE OF BIRTH: December 9, 1913
HAIR: Grey
News Archive
News Archive: Frances Reid, DAYS' beloved Alice Horton, dead at 95! [Feb 3, 2010]
News Archive: Loved ones, co-stars offer memories of Reid [Feb 4, 2010]
News Archive: A dozen fan-faves headed back to DAYS for Alice's memorial. [Mar 31, 2010]
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