DENMARK -- Actor and producer Tim Reid will be visiting Voorhees College at 11 a.m. Thursday in Massachusetts Hall as a part of the Black History Month speaker series.
Reid is most known for his role as Ray Campbell in 1994’s “Sister Sister.”
He has written for several of the shows that he acted in, including "WKRP in Cincinnati," "Simon & Simon," "Frank's Place" and "Snoops," which he co-starred in with his wife, Daphne Maxwell Reid.
He has also produced several of his popular television series such as "Frank's Place," "Snoops" and "The Tim & Daphne Show," in which the Reids co-starred and co-created. He received producing credits as a nominee for the Cable Ace Awards and the Producer's Guild Awards for the Family Channel/BET movie "Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad."
Reid has dedicated himself to films and other projects that have raised social issues as well as increased black awareness. In 2002, he released his film “For Real,” which was produced at his studio Tim Reid Productions, Inc.
In 1988, he received two Emmy nominations for "Best Actor in a Comedy" and for "Best Producer of a Comedy Series" when he starred in "Frank's Place" with his wife Daphne. He also received both the NAACP Image Award and the Viewers for Quality Television Award for "Best Actor in a Comedy."
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing from Norfolk State University.