Meaning of REED in English
I. Reed, Oliver BrE AmE
(1938–99) a British actor known especially for drinking alcohol and for his wild uncontrolled behaviour. His films include Oliver! (1968), ↑ Women in Love (1969), and Tommy (1975).
II. Reed, Sir Carol BrE AmE
(1906–76) a British film ↑ director , whose films include The Third Man (1949), Our Man in Havana (1959), and the musical film Oliver! (1968)
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012