Reatha Grey is an American actress best known for her starring role as one of the regular pranksters in the reality comedy hidden camera television series Betty White's Off Their Rockers, in which senior citizens prank members of the younger generation.
Grey was born in Los Angeles, California. Her father was a dentist and her mother worked as a social worker and elementary school teacher. She enjoyed a comfortable middle-class childhood graduating from Los Angeles High School. She went on to graduate from Los Angeles City College, majoring in theatre arts.
After touring East Asia with the U.S.O. in 1974, Grey began her professional show business career appearing in television series and movies such as Three's Company, General Hospital and Angel Dusted. She also starred in the black exploitation cult classic Soul Vengeance.
Dozens of roles on television, screen and stage followed, and later, Grey owned and operated the Grey Images Extra Casting Company for almost a decade in the 1980s, supplying background talent for television and films including Baby Boom and The Fabulous Baker Boys.
Grey retired from show business in 1991 and went on to serve as a chaplain at the Los Angeles Mission for eight years.
She has also traveled as a missionary to Nicaragua, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and the Bahamas. Tech savvy, Grey loves to tweet and has a Facebook page. Promoting the benefits of new technology for older people is one of her passions.
Returning to acting in 2008, Grey can be seen starring in the 2011 film Walk by Faith II: After the Honeymoon, available on DVD, the television pilot My Life in Punchlines, and guest starring on the cable series The Protector and The Newsroom.
She has also been spotted doing stand-up at comedy clubs around Los Angeles.