Remembering Deborah Reed the “Goblin Queen” from Troll 2 after a Brave Battle with Cancer

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Deborah Reed, renowned for her portrayal of the “Goblin Queen” in the cult classic film Troll 2 has sadly passed away after a courageous fight against cancer. The actress cherished for her iconic role peacefully departed on November 18th 2023, surrounded by her loving children.

Career and Legacy

Deborah Reed’s acting career primarily featured her memorable role in the 1990 horror film Troll 2 as Creedence Leonore Gielgud the main antagonist. Despite having limited film credits, Reed embraced her unique position humorously expressing “If I couldn’t be in the best movie I sure am glad I was in the worst!”

Battle with Cancer

In 2017 Reed was diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) which later transformed into Richter’s Syndrome leading to her passing due to complications related to cancer. Throughout her battle, Reed maintained remarkable resilience described as having “true grit until the end” while remaining optimistic.

Statement and Gratitude

A statement on Reed’s official Facebook profile expressed gratitude to fans family and friends for their unwavering support. The post acknowledged the outpouring love for Deborah throughout her life and highlighted her impact on those who knew her.

Funeral Details

The funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, November 25 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ward Canyon Ward in Bountiful UT. Before the service, there will be visitation on Friday evening and Saturday morning. The services will be live-streamed on the Russon Brothers Mortuary Facebook page and website.

Remembering Reed

Fans will not only recall Reed for her on-screen presence but also for her approachability and kindness. Her dedication to her craft and the love she shared with fans, friends and family will be a lasting part of her legacy.


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