|Max Page as Reed Hellstrom|
|The Young and the Restless|
|Portrayed by|| Asher & Cole (2007-08)|
Quin & Reed Baron
Max Page (2009—)
|Current status||Present, recurring|
|First appearance||December 3, 2007|
|Created by|| Lynn Marie Latham|
John F. Smith
|Introduced by||Lynn Marie Latham|
|Family||The Newman Family|
|Namesake(s)||The Reed Family|
|Born||December 3, 2006|
Reed Newman Hellstrom is a fictional character on The Young and the Restless, portrayed by Max Page.
Reed's paternity was unknown until he was born. His father was either Victoria's ex-husband, Brad Carlton, or her lover, JT. Victoria was hit by a falling rock after escaping from the Clear Springs Project and was comatose. Reed was born via an emergency C-section on December 3, 2007. JT, who was revealed to be his father, named him Reed after Victoria's mother's maiden name and also because a reed is strong but bends in the wind. Victoria woke up soon after and the three were happy together.
In 2010, Victoria and JT divorced. JT decided to sue for full custody, as he didn't want Reed to grow up under Victor Newman's influence. After Victoria's brother, Adam Newman, was believed to be murdered, JT took Reed and moved out of Victoria's house. The Genoa City Police found the murder weapon--a pen that Victoria had purchased in Dubai. They arrested her right before Reed's custody hearing. Because Victoria never showed up, JT was granted full custody. Victoria was soon released from jail and scheduled a new hearing. Right before the hearing, JT had to go to a meeting, and while there, Victor took Reed, hoping it would make JT late and Victoria would get custody. But it backfired because JT's boss, Tucker McCall, told the judge what happened and Victoria lost again.
In 2010, JT got in a bad accident and was unable to do the career that he wanted to do. His fiancée, Mackenzie Browning, received a job offer in Washington, DC, and wanted to move there on 2 days notice. JT told Victoria that he and Mac were moving Reed out of town for Mac's career. Victoria was devastated. Reed told his mother how much he was going to miss her. JT and Mac got married, they took Reed and left.
Reed Hellstrom has a photo gallery.