‘Days of Our Lives’ matriarch, Frances Reid dies at 95

Filed in Gather News Channel by on February 5, 2010 0 Comments

Frances Reid, best known for playing Alice Horton on the NBC soap opera, “Days of our Lives“,  died Wednesday at the age of 95.

Frances played the role of the matriarch, Alice Horton from her debut in 1965 to her final performance on December 26, 2007.

She has been nominated twice for Daytime Emmys, and in 2004 she was awarded a Daytime Emmy Lifetime Achievement Award.

In a statement from NBC to CNN, the network is:

“is deeply saddened by the passing of Frances Reid. She was a true icon of the daytime genre and while we mourn her passing, we also celebrate her long life and the tremendous talent she shared with her generations of fans. She will be sorely missed.”

“Days” star, Allison Sweeney, who plays Sami tweeted this on her twitter account:

“I’m so sad to hear the news about Frances Reid. She was a truly talented actress and we are all lucky and proud to have known her.”

R.I.P. Frances Reid~December 9, 1914 – February 3, 2010

As a fan of the show, she will be truly missed. She had a great career and did a wonderful job playing Alice. She was an awesome lady.

For more info: Soapnet or People online
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