Reginald had no formal theatre training but as a young man he took part in many amateur productions. In 1962 he was offered the role of bookie Dave Smith in Coronation Street and he continued to play the role until 1976. He continued to be a familiar face on television. In 1968 he played LB in BBC TV's The Old Campainger. He played various long running roles in comedy show during the seventies and eighties including Sir in The Good Life between 1975 and 1978, Sir Dennis Hodge in Terry and June between 1979 and 1987 and Humphery Roper in George and Mildred between 1976 and 1979.
Reginald was married to former actress Rosemary Murray and they had six children. Their daughters are Kate and twins Rebecca and Alison and their sons are John, Adam and Alexander.
Harry Worth (TV Series)
- Anyone for Golf? (1969) ... Police Sergeant
My Name Is Harry Worth (TV Series)
- The Family Reunion (1974) ... George Bailey
- The Reference (1974) ... George Bailey
How's Your Father? (TV Series)
- Back to Square One (1975) ... Mr. Winterbottom
- From Here to Infirmity (1975) ... Mr. Winterbottom
- Double Your Money (1975) ... Mr. Winterbottom
- Last Tango in Laburnum Avenue (1975) ... Mr. Winterbottom
- Cut That Out (1974) ... Mr. Winterbottom
- Get Yourself Covered (1974) ... Mr. Winterbottom
- In for a Penny (1974) ... Mr. Winterbottom
- Stand Up and Be Counted (1974) ... Mr. Winterbottom