Mason Reese is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable and popular child stars of the 1970's. His television commercials and appearances, combined with talent and a unique look, catapulted him to pop icon status.
Between the years of 1969 to 1984, Mason was everywhere you looked. Being a veteran of over 75 commercials, seven of which won Clio awards, including the coveted best male actor Clio. Mason was a guest on countless variety and talk shows, his charm and sense of humor made him a fan favorite on the Mike Douglas Show of which Mason appeared over 25 times and Co hosted three separate weeks. Mike dedicated many pages to Mason in his autobiography, and claimed that Mason received the highest ratings in the history of the show. Mason also graced the covers of every major magazine including the ever popular T.V. Guide. When Mason was 7, he was hired by WNBC, in New York, to be a contributing field reporter and present family oriented pieces for the newscast.
Mason went on to film a sitcom pilot for ABC, called "Mason" in 1977, and was a regular guest on Howard Cossell's variety show. Mason then went on to be a regular contributor to Howard Sterns first television show, and was a frequent radio guest as well.
Over the years Mason has been a "go to" guest for panel discussions and talk shows, when the subject matter was favorite commercial or child stars, including the Today Show, Good Morning America, Jenny Jones, Midday Live, A.M. New York, A.M. Los Angeles, Dick Cavett, People Are Talking, Wonderama, the Regis Philbin Show, and Phil Donahue, and Leeza Gibbons.
In recent years Mason has been featured on VH1, Child Star Confidential on E!, and was a guest presenter on TV Lands first award ceremony.