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|Date of birth:||19 April 1930|
|Place of birth:||Glendale, California, USA|
Rhodes Reason (born 19 April 1930; age 84) appeared in the Star Trek: The Original Series episode "Bread and Circuses" as the Roman gladiator Flavius Maximus. Before retiring to Oregon in 1977, he had held television and movie acting roles for nearly forty years.
Some of the various television appearances included 77 Sunset Strip (1959, with Sherry Jackson}, Bronco (1960, with Barry Atwater}, Thriller (1960, with Rex Holman}, Bus Stop (1961, with Joanne Linville, Lawrence Tierney, William Windom, Dean Stockwell, and Gary Lockwood), Vacation Playhouse (1965, with Julie Newmar), Perry Mason (1966, with Meg Wyllie), Daniel Boone (1966 and 65, with John Crawford and Madlyn Rhue), Death Valley Days (1966, with Ed Peck), two episodes of The Time Tunnel (1966 and 67, with James Darren, Arnold Moss, Whit Bissell, Lee Meriwether and Abraham Sofaer), and an episode of Mission Impossible (1972, with Barbara Anderson, David Brian, Walker Edmiston, Joanna Cassidy, Mark Russell, Eric Server, and Bob Johnson).
Films that Reason has appeared in include Tension at Table Rock (1956, with DeForest Kelley) and Cat Murkil and the Silks (1976, with Steve Bond). In 1977, Reason appeared in the television movie A Sensitive, Passionate Man (with Elizabeth Rogers).