The Very early age of Just five years old, Claude Reid knew He wanted to be an Actor.  He would always say to his Mom, "I want to Act, I Want to be an Actor."  His mom thought it was a phase that he was going through, and she thought when he got older, he would no longer want to be an actor. 

       Reid Studied drama in High school, for four years.  After graduating H.S. he pursued acting.

       Claude landed roles in theater as well films early on in his career. 
When Claude Reid would act in movies, he kept in contact with cast and crew and started producing/directing/writing his own shorts and features. 

       Filmmakers as well as other Actors that he met in his Acting career, he would bring them on board his projects.