From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Reed Howes (July 5, 1900 – August 6, 1964) was a model who later became an actor in silent and sound films. He was born as Hermon Reed Howes in Washington, D.C. in 1900. He served in the US Navy in the closing stages of World War I. After the war Howes attended the University of Utah where he graduated. He later went to Graduate School at Harvard University and then entered show business appearing in Vaudeville in stock roles. Description above from the Wikipedia article Reed Howes, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.