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      Alyson Reed

      Alyson Reed

      Highest Rated: 83% Ad Astra (2019)

      Lowest Rated: 32% Skin Deep (1989)

      Birthday: Jan 11, 1958

      Birthplace: Anaheim, California, USA

      A veteran actress, singer, and dancer, Alyson Reed is well known to teens as the fervent drama teacher from Disney's "High School Musical" movie franchise. Growing up in Anaheim, California, Reed acted in her own high school musicals at Anaheim High, and starred in an "Alice in Wonderland" production at the local Disneyland theme park. She debuted on Broadway in 1978 in the Bob Fosse musical "Dancin'" and went on to perform in productions of "Dance a Little Closer" and "Marilyn: An American Fable." She co-starred with Joel Grey in the 1987 revival of "Cabaret," for which she earned a Tony nomination. Reed made her film debut as Cassie in Richard Attenborough's adaptation of "A Chorus Line" with Michael Douglas. After a guest role in an episode of "Matlock," Reed began a prolific television career, appearing on over 50 different shows between 1990 and 2006, when the first "High School Musical" TV movie was released. Although her screen time was reduced to just one scene in "High School Musical 2," her character of Ms. Darbus was back in force for the theatrical release of "High School Musical 3: Senior Year." During that time Reed continued to be a busy character actor on television. She also teaches at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Hollywood.

      Highest rated movies

      Ad Astra poster Ad Astra High School Musical 2 poster
      High School Musical 2
      High School Musical poster
      High School Musical
      High School Musical 3: Senior Year poster
      High School Musical 3: Senior Year
      A Chorus Line poster
      A Chorus Line
      Skin Deep poster
      Skin Deep




      83% 40% Ad Astra Janice Collins (Character) $50.2M 2019
      64% 72% High School Musical 3: Senior Year Ms. Darbus (Character) $90.6M 2008
      83% 72% High School Musical 2 Ms. Darbus (Character) - 2007
      65% 74% High School Musical Ms. Darbus (Character) - 2006
      No Score Yet 67% My Sister's Keeper Mother Superior (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Secret She Carried Donna Snow (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Manhattan Merengue Susan Kelly (Character) - 1995
      32% 56% Skin Deep Alex (Character) $19.4M 1989
      40% 61% A Chorus Line Cassie (Character) $14.2M 1985


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