Douglas Reith

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Actor (1953)
Mon May 22 2023
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Douglas Reith is a well-known professional British actor widely known for his character in Downton Abbey (2010), The Queen (2006), and Agatha Raisin (2014). His recent appearance in the Hollywood Sci-fi TV show Outlander started gaining more attention from an audience. 

He is one of the popular personalities of the British, born on July 16, 1953, in England. However, information regarding his biological parents or what type of family he was born in is not revealed for now.

Early Life

Douglas was born and grew up in England. He had also achieved his education in his home country. There is no record of his family, siblings, or any information about his living in the past. He has not revealed any kind of information about his past life.

He even has not revealed his parents' names on any social media till now. However, looking at his decent personality it can be said that he came from well-established and beautiful family background. 

Academic Qualification

Regarding Reith's education, he is a highly educated as well as multi-talented person. He completed his high school and university level studies in his home country England.

However, there is no exact name and address of his school and college where he gained his education.

How Tall is Reith?

Talking about Douglas Reith's physical appearance he is a handsome guy who stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (172 cm) and his body weighs around 75 kg. He has a decent look of dark brown colored eyes and short brown hair which exactly shoots his personality.

Douglas Reith Posing for a photoshoot wearing black blazer and white shirt
Douglas Reith Posing for a photoshoot (Image Source: AllMovie)

Moreover, the information about his body measurement is still not revealed. We will update you if any facts come out regarding his body measurement in the near future.

Popular Movies And Series

Douglas is a celebrity mostly known for his acting skills. He has played many movies and series with different types of characters throughout his entire acting career. He has given a lot of contributions to the Hollywood movie industry.

Some of his popular high-rated movies and series are (The Crown, Downton Abbey, Outlander, The Queen, The war below) and many others which were highly appreciated by the viewers. He is mostly seen in historical-based movies and series.

Net Worth

Douglas Reith is earning a proper decent amount of money from his acting career. His estimated net worth is approximately around $1 million. Currently, he is living a lavish life with his family in his home town England.

His income source of money is his acting profession besides that he has not been involved in any other business activities. However, his exact annual income amount is yet to be known.

Reith In The Crown

The Crown is a television series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II which was written by Peter Morgan and produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television for Netflix. It is one of the award-winning Netflix series of all time.

It is one of the historical web series of all time where Douglas has played the character of Admiral Henry Leach. The series has a total of four seasons with all ten episodes in each season.

Douglas Reith posing for a photoshoot
Douglas Reith posing for a photoshoot (Image source: Fandango)

The first season of the series was released on the 4th of November 2016 on Netflix and was a big hit and the fourth season of this series was released on 15 November 2020. The series is quite popular among the viewers.

The series has been able to win the Top 10 TV Programs of the year from 2016 to 2020 and has also been nominated for the best series in the year 2021.

Concept and Cast Members

 ''The Crown'' is a series that is basically based on political rivalries and relationships. In the series, Claire Foy acted as a role of a queen, Queen Elizabeth II.

Tobias Menzies, Olivia Colman, Josh O'Connor, Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Daniels, Jason Watkins, Marion Bailey, Erin Doherty, and Charles Dance are playing some lead roles in the series The Crown.

Awards And Nomination

Douglas has not been able to win any kind of awards throughout his acting career but his hard work and dedication to his acting field was been appreciated by his fans.

Although he has not won any awards personally his many films and series have been able to win several awards in different categories. The popular web series The War below where Douglas has played the role of Field Marshall Lord Haigwon several awards.

Relationship Status

Talking about Douglas Reith's relationship status he is perhaps single for now. He is much more focused on his career rather than his relationship. He does not like to talk openly about his personal life on any social media, especially about his affairs. There is no information about his past relationship with any other celebrities as well.

Picture of Douglas with his co-actress Raquel Cassidy posing for a photoshoot at an event wearing black dresses
Picture of Douglas with his co-actress Raquel Cassidy posing for a photoshoot at an event  (Image source: Pinterest)

However, there are many rumors regarding his marriage and dating. There are several pictures of Douglas with his co-actress and stars like Raquel Cassidy, Lesley Nicol, and Penelope Wilton which makes fans talk about his marriage and relationship.


Douglas Reith was once rumored in the affairs with his co-stars. It came out that Douglas and his co-actress Raquel are having an affair, who appeared on the red carpet and on other events many times.

However, both actors Douglas and Raquel denied the rumor and make it clear that they are not having any affairs.


Outlander is a historical television drama series that was directed by Christiana Ebohon-Green and produced by Tall Ship Productions, Story Mining & Supply Company, and Left Bank Pictures in association with Sony Pictures Television.

There are a total of six seasons of Outlander where the first season was premiered on August 9, 2014, in the United State. Similarly, seasons two three, four, five, and six were released in ( 2016- 2022) where Douglas played the character of the professor in episode five of season three.

Additionally, Douglas is seen with his cast member, Math Smith in the series.

Awards Won By Outlander

Outlander won the ''Critics Choice Television Award'' for the Most Exciting New series in 2014. 

Similarly, it won the ''People Choice Award'' in the category for the Favourite Cable Sci-Fi/Fantasy show in the same year.

Jamie Fraser, Claire Fraser, Brianna Randall, and Fergus Claudel were some of the major characters of the series.

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey is a British television series that was written and created by Julian Fellowes, Shelagh Stephenson, and Tina Pepler and produced by Liz Trubridge, and Nigel  Marchant along with the production company Carnival Films, WGBH - TV.

Picture of Douglas posing for a photoshoot wearing brown color blazer with white shirt and red tie
Picture of Douglas posing for a photoshoot (Image source: Serie- All)

It is one of the Historical based drama series where there is a total of six seasons. Douglas has a guest appearance in Downton where he has played the character of Richard Grey who is known as the father of Tim and Larry Grey and a family friend of the Crawleys.

The series has won the ''63rd Primetime Emmy Awards'' in the category of Outstanding Miniseries or Movie and has also been nominated for the ''BAFTA Awards'' in 2010 for the category of best drama series.

Social Media Appearance

Douglas Reith is not available on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or any kind of social media for now it seems that he is not a social media-friendly person that much and likes to maintain distance from it.

We will update you if any information comes out regarding his presence on any social media.

Hobbies Of Douglas

Talking about his hobbies he is a multi-talented person, most interested in other activities besides his acting profession. He has some interesting hobbies as well which he enjoys doing during his free time such as aerobics, ballroom dancing, horse-jumping, judo, running, and swimming. 

Although his mother tongue is English he can speak other two different languages French and German.

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