Frances Reid (Alice Horton on Days of Our Lives)

Current Character: Alice Horton

Birthday: 1913-12-09

Birthplace: Born in Wichita Falls, Texas USA

Marital Status: Widowed. Died Thurs. Feb 3 2010.


Frances Reid was born in Wichita Falls, Texas and grew up in Berkeley California. Frances is one of the original cast members of Days of Our Lives. Frances is a legend in daytime television. She has portrayed the well respected and loved matriarch 'Alice Horton', since the program's first performance, in 1965. Frances is a gifted stage actress as well as television actress. Frances is a native of Wichita Falls, Texas. She is a graduate of the Pasadena Playhouse.

Reid was married to Philip Bourneuf for 43 years. The couple divorced and Bourneuf has since passed on March 23, 1979 in Santa Monica California. Since suffering from a stroke a few years ago, Reid is seen on the show on average, four times monthly health and storyline permitting.

As of November 2009, we've been updated that Francis is living in the lap of luxury in a retirement home and that she has her good days and her bad days.

Career Highlights

Days of Our Lives - Alice Horton (1965 - Present)
Mercy or Murder? - Emily Gilbert (1987)
The Affair - Mrs. Patterson (1973)
The Edge of Night - Rose Pollock (1964-1965)
As The World Turns - Grace Baker (1958-1962)
The Wrong Man - Mrs. O'Connor (1956)
Portia Faces Life - Portia Blake Manning (1954-1955)
Man-Proof - Girl (1938)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Winner- Lifetime Achievement Award (2005)
Daytime Emmys Nomination Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Daytime Drama Series (1979)


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