Life and career
Alex Reid is an Emmy-winning writer and director. He started as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco but after moving to Los Angeles he transitioned to writing for television in the late ’90s. While writing on Malcolm in the Middle, he won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for his episode, “Bowling.” Also, while working on Malcolm in the Middle, Reid began his directing career. Besides Malcolm, he’s directed episodes of The Middle, The Mindy Project, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Life in Pieces, Odd Mom Out, Up All Night, The Michael J. Fox Show, Life in Pieces and Young Sheldon.