Daphne Maxwell Reid is a part of television history. Best known for her role as Vivian “Aunt Viv” Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Reid was a part of one of the most energetic and lucrative ensembles in American entertainment.
An actress on both stage and screen her career remains steadfast. Reid can be currently seen in the highly anticipated film, Harriet. The epic biopic tells the story of abolitionist and Underground Railroad chieftain, Harriet Tubman.
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Reid dropped by Praise 104.7 to catch up with her friend Sheilah Belle, “The Belle” and to tell her about her new role.
Shot in Virginia, where Reid is a current resident, she describes the film as, “the most gorgeously cinematic thing I have ever seen. It was just beautiful.”
Harriet Tubman is in theaters today (Nov 1).
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Harriet Tubman wasn't just a conductor on the Underground Railroad, she was an armed scout & spy for the Union Army who helped lead a raid on Confederates in SC that freed hundreds of enslaved people. She fought for women's suffrage & founded a home for the elderly. 1/— Unite in justice for the poor & oppressed (@BreeNewsome) July 23, 2019
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Harriet Tubman was really an OG. I hope this film does her radical work justice.— Evette Dionne (@freeblackgirl) July 23, 2019
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I don’t get out to the movies a lot... but this right here👌🏾✊🏾💯 #TeamDL #Repost @theshaderoom with get_repost— DL Hughley (@RealDLHughley) July 23, 2019
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Daphne Maxwell Reid Reflects On Her Role In ‘Harriet’ & Shooting In Virginia was originally published on praiserichmond.com