Tim Reid, the Emmy-nominated actor, director and producer, has been a mainstay in the entertainment industry for the last three decades. He is probably most known for his starring role as "Venus Flytrap," on the popular CBS television series "WKRP in Cincinnati" from 1978 - 1982. Twice he has been nominated for the NAACP Image Award for "Best Actor in a Comedy" for his popular characters. Reid has had many starring roles over the years in several television series, including "The Richard Pryor Show," "Simon & Simon," "Frank's Place," "Snoops," "Save Our Streets," and the hit WB series "Sister, Sister."
Reid has written for several of the shows that he acted in, including "WKRP in Cincinnati," "Simon & Simon," "Frank's Place" and "Snoops," in which he co-starred with his wife, Daphne Maxwell Reid. Reid has also produced several of his popular television series such as "Frank's Place," "Snoops" and "The Tim & Daphne Show," in which the Reids co-starred and co-created. He received producing nods as a nominee for the Cable Ace Awards and the Producer's Guild Awards for the Family Channel/BET movie "Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad."