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Robert Reese

Robert Reese, actor/producer, died Nov. 14 in Los Angeles of natural causes.

He was 66.

A native of Port Arthur, Texas, Reese worked as an actor in television for several years, then turned to producing shows for the legitimate theater. He produced the West Coast premieres of “Under the Yum Yum Tree,””Come Blow Your Horn,””In League With Ivy,” and “Black Eyed Susan.” He was the producer and director of the Los Angeles and New York productions of the “Billy Barnes Review.”

He later served as the casting director on the”Gentle Ben” series on television.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanne and son, Jeffrey.

Donations may be made to the American Heart Assn.

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