Alyson Reed

Alyson Reed (born January 11, 1958) is an American dancer and actress, known for her role as Ms. Darbus in the High School Musical series.

A Chorus Line (1985)

A group of dancers congregate on the stage of a Broadway theatre to audition for a new musical production directed by Zach. After the initial eliminations, seventeen hopefuls remain, among them Cassie, who once had a tempestuous romantic relationship with Zach. She ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Vicki Frederick  •  Janet Jones  •  Audrey Landers

A group of dancers congregate on the stage of a Broadway theatre to audition for a new musical production directed by Zach. After the initial eliminations, seventeen hopefuls remain, among them Cassie, who once had a tempestuous romantic relationship with Zach. She ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Michael Douglas  •  Vicki Frederick  •  Janet Jones  •  Audrey Landers

High School Musical (2006)

Troy, the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella, the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school's musical. As they reach for the stars and follow ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenny Ortega
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Vanessa Hudgens  •  Ashley Tisdale  •  Lucas Grabeel

Troy, the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella, the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school's musical. As they reach for the stars and follow ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenny Ortega
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Vanessa Hudgens  •  Ashley Tisdale  •  Lucas Grabeel

Skin Deep (1989)

Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer's block, Zach slips in and out of casual relationships and one-night stands, while his drinking becomes more and more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Vincent Gardenia  •  Alyson Reed  •  Joel Brooks  •  John Ritter

Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer's block, Zach slips in and out of casual relationships and one-night stands, while his drinking becomes more and more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blake Edwards
CAST:  Vincent Gardenia  •  Alyson Reed  •  Joel Brooks  •  John Ritter

High School Musical 2 (2007)

The East High Wildcats are gearing up for big fun as they land the coolest summer jobs imaginable. Troy, Gabriella, Chad, and Taylor have scored sweet gigs at the Lava Springs Country Club owned by Sharpay and Ryan's family. Sharpay's first rule of business: Get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenny Ortega
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Vanessa Hudgens  •  Ashley Tisdale  •  Lucas Grabeel

The East High Wildcats are gearing up for big fun as they land the coolest summer jobs imaginable. Troy, Gabriella, Chad, and Taylor have scored sweet gigs at the Lava Springs Country Club owned by Sharpay and Ryan's family. Sharpay's first rule of business: Get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenny Ortega
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Vanessa Hudgens  •  Ashley Tisdale  •  Lucas Grabeel

Manhattan Merengue (1995)

A realistic look at the life of a young immigrant man who comes to America with the hope of dancing on Broadway.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph B. Vasquez
CAST:  George Perez  •  Lumi Cavazos  •  Marco Leonardi  •  Alyson Reed

A realistic look at the life of a young immigrant man who comes to America with the hope of dancing on Broadway.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph B. Vasquez
CAST:  George Perez  •  Lumi Cavazos  •  Marco Leonardi  •  Alyson Reed

The Science of Sex Appeal (2009)

This documentary program takes an in-depth look at the scientific side of human sexuality and attraction, examining biological concepts and the opinions of experts in order to greater understand the roles that hormones, evolution, and genetics have in determining ...  (more)

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CAST:  Alan Dunn  •  Alyson Reed  •  Farrah Shaikh

This documentary program takes an in-depth look at the scientific side of human sexuality and attraction, examining biological concepts and the opinions of experts in order to greater understand the roles that hormones, evolution, and genetics have in determining ...  (more)

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CAST:  Alan Dunn  •  Alyson Reed  •  Farrah Shaikh

Taking Back Our Town (2001)

A true story about a concerned housewife, Pat Melancon, who tries to block Shintech, a massive Japanese petrochemical conglomerate, from building a plant in her toxic township already known as "cancer alley". Pat and a few newly recruited, fledgling activitsts face ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Pillsbury
CAST:  Laura Innes  •  Ruby Dee  •  Chris Bauer  •  Myndy Crist

A true story about a concerned housewife, Pat Melancon, who tries to block Shintech, a massive Japanese petrochemical conglomerate, from building a plant in her toxic township already known as "cancer alley". Pat and a few newly recruited, fledgling activitsts face ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Pillsbury
CAST:  Laura Innes  •  Ruby Dee  •  Chris Bauer  •  Myndy Crist

High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)

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It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something they'll remember forever. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenny Ortega
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Vanessa Hudgens  •  Ashley Tisdale  •  Lucas Grabeel

It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something they'll remember forever. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenny Ortega
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Vanessa Hudgens  •  Ashley Tisdale  •  Lucas Grabeel

Ad Astra (2019)

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The near future, a time when both hope and hardships drive humanity to look to the stars and beyond. While a mysterious phenomenon menaces to destroy life on planet Earth, astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across the immensity of space and its many perils ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Ruth Negga  •  Donald Sutherland

The near future, a time when both hope and hardships drive humanity to look to the stars and beyond. While a mysterious phenomenon menaces to destroy life on planet Earth, astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across the immensity of space and its many perils ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Gray
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Ruth Negga  •  Donald Sutherland

The Secret She Carried (1996)

Ellen, a happily married young teacher is raped and beaten by a man who threatens her and her husband if she goes to the police. She is admitted to the hospital and reports the rape to the police. The police in turn go after a suspect, Lewis Snow. Meanwhile, Ellen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Lerner
CAST:  Peri Gilpin  •  Jere Burns  •  D.W. Moffett  •  Ron Perkins

Ellen, a happily married young teacher is raped and beaten by a man who threatens her and her husband if she goes to the police. She is admitted to the hospital and reports the rape to the police. The police in turn go after a suspect, Lewis Snow. Meanwhile, Ellen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Lerner
CAST:  Peri Gilpin  •  Jere Burns  •  D.W. Moffett  •  Ron Perkins

Love Is Love Is Love (2020)

Three sto­ries that explore love, com­mit­ment, and loy­al­ty between cou­ples and friends. "Two for Din­ner" where a mar­ried cou­ple tem­porar­i­ly liv­ing in two dif­fer­ent loca­tions are more sep­a­rat­ed than they think. "Sail­ing Les­son" about a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eleanor Coppola
CAST:  Rita Wilson  •  Chris Messina  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Rosanna Arquette

Three sto­ries that explore love, com­mit­ment, and loy­al­ty between cou­ples and friends. "Two for Din­ner" where a mar­ried cou­ple tem­porar­i­ly liv­ing in two dif­fer­ent loca­tions are more sep­a­rat­ed than they think. "Sail­ing Les­son" about a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eleanor Coppola
CAST:  Rita Wilson  •  Chris Messina  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Rosanna Arquette