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Who Is The Most Famous Reed In The World?

Updated March 3, 2021 549 votes 23 voters 7.4k views66 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Reed.

How many celebrities with the last name Reed can you think of? The famous Reeds below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Reed, famous musicians named Reed, and even athletes named Reed.

Lou Reed is certainly one of the most famous Reeds on this list. One of the famous rock stars with the last name Reed, he started performing with the Velvet Underground before launching a successful solo career. “Walk on the Wild Side,” “Perfect Day,” and "I Love You Suzanne” are among his biggest hits.

Another of the famous people with the last name Reed is Donna Reed. She is an actress best known for playing Mary Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life. She also starred in The Donna Reed Show from 1958 to 1966. Nikki Reed is another of the famous actresses with the last name Reed. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Reed? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up every celebrity with the surname Reed that you've heard of! 

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    Lou Reed

    1942-03-02
    Lewis Allan Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer,...  more

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    Donna Reed

    1921-01-27
    Donna Reed (born Donna Belle Mullenger; January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American...  more

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    Jerry Reed

    1937-03-20
    Jerry Reed Hubbard (March 20, 1937 – September 1, 2008) was an American country music singer,...  more

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    Nikki Reed

    1988-05-17
    Nicole Houston Reed (born May 17, 1988) is an American actress, screenwriter,...  more

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    Oliver Reed

    1938-02-13
    Robert Oliver Reed (13 February 1938 – 2 May 1999) was an English actor known for his...  more

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    Crystal Reed

    1985-02-06
    Crystal Marie Reed (born February 6, 1985) is an American actress. She is best known for her...  more
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    Jimmy Reed

    1925-09-06
    Mathis James Reed (September 6, 1925 – August 29, 1976) was an American blues musician and...  more

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    Andre Reed

    1964-01-29
    Andre Darnell Reed (born January 29, 1964) is a former professional American football player....  more
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    Preston Reed

    1955-04-13
    Preston Reed (born April 13, 1955, Armonk, New York) is an American fingerstyle guitarist. He...  more
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    Natina Reed

    1980-10-28
    Natina Tiawana Reed (October 28, 1980 – October 26, 2012) was an American singer-songwriter,...  more

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    Pamela Reed

    1949-04-02
    Pamela Reed (born April 2, 1949) is an American actress. She is known for playing Arnold...  more
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    Tracy Reed

    1942-09-21
    Tracy Reed (21 September 1942 – 2 May 2012) was an English film and television actress....  more
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    Stanley Foster Reed (1917-2007) was an entrepreneur, inventor, and publisher who founded Reed...  more
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    Alyson Reed

    1958-01-11
    Alyson Reed (born January 11, 1958) is an American dancer and actress. ...  more
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    Carol Reed

    1906-12-30
    Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director best known for...  more

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    Brett Reed

    1972-07-12
    Brett Adam Reed (born July 12, 1972 in Oakland, California) is an American musician, best...  more
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    A.C. Reed

    1926-05-09
    Aaron Corthen, better known as A.C. Reed (May 9, 1926 – February 24, 2004) was an American...  more
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    John Reed

    1887-10-22
    John Silas Reed (October 22, 1887 – October 17, 1920) was an American journalist, poet, and...  more
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    Sierra Reed

    1985-01-01
    Sierra Reed is a contestant on Survivor: Tocantins, the eighteenth season of reality show...  more
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    Alan Reed

    1907-08-20
    Alan Reed (born Herbert Theodore Bergman; August 20, 1907 – June 14, 1977) was an American...  more
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    Peyton Reed

    1964-07-03
    Peyton Tucker Reed (born July 3, 1964) is an American television and film director. He is best...  more
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    Tanoai Reed

    1974-02-10
    Tanoai Reed (born February 10, 1974) is a Hollywood stunt man. Reed was born in Honolulu,...  more
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    Heida Reed

    1988-01-01
    Heida Reed, is an Icelandic actress and Nordic model from Reykjavik. She is known for playing...  more
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    Brian Reed

    Brian Reed is the senior producer of the public radio show and podcast This American Life,...
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    Adam Reed

    1970-01-08
    Adam Brooks Reed (born January 8, 1970) is an American voice actor, animator, writer, producer...  more