Reed (I) Diamond filmography and biography
Date of birth: 20 July 1967, New York City, New York, USA
Reed (I) Diamond biography
Diamond was born and raised in New York City. He attended school at
UNC-Chapel Hill and then went on to study acting at The Juilliard
School in New York. His professional career began in 1990 with his
co-starring role in the movie Memphis Belle. Following
that, he appeared on Broadway, and in many television movies, and
guest-star roles on TV.
He is probably best known for playing "Detective Mike Kellerman" on the critically acclaimed NBC television show Homicide: Life on the Street.
Diamond most recently guest-starred on television in, "October Road," Ghost Whisperer, Vanished, Without a Trace, Numb3rs, Law amp; Order, "CSI", Medium, The West Wing, Judging Amy, Crossing Jordan, and The Shield.
Some of his most notable movie credits include Good Night, and Good Luck., Spider-Man 2 and S.W.A.T..
Diamond resides in Los Angeles with his wife, actress Marnie McPhail.
Reed (I) Diamond trivia
- Attended Trinity School, NYC
- His mother Allison is an astrologer and lives in Malvern, Pennsylvania.
- His father, Bob Diamond (I), directed The Joe Franklin Show, and later was director of supernumeraries and children with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
- Dated actress Kristin Davis (I) for six months in 2000; they attended the Emmys together that year. It was an amicable breakup: The two portrayed a married couple in Three Days (2001) (TV) the following year.
- Dated actress Michelle Forbes (I). Both played characters on Homicide: Life on the Street at the time.
- Had wanted to be a real police officer and attended the L.A. Police Academy.
- His parents divorced when he was a child.
- The family summered in Ocean City, New Jersey, and lived there for a year when Reed was 7.
- Attended Juilliard at the same time that Homicide: Life on the Street co-star Andre Braugher attended. He was a freshman when Braugher was a senior. Braugher played Iago in a performance of "Othello," and Diamond played one of his servants.
- Plays guitar in the rock band "Chuck Valiant". His wife, Marnie McPhail is the lead singer.
- Ex-son-in-law of Stephen F. Kesten.