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Who Is The Most Famous Rex In The World?

Updated January 25, 2021 332 votes 24 voters 10.3k views43 items

List RulesVote up all of the Rexes you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Rex can you think of? The famous Rexes below have many different professions, including notable actors named Rex, famous musicians named Rex, and even athletes named Rex.

Rex Harrison is certainly one of the most famous Rexes on this list. One of the famous actors named Rex, he is an Oscar and Tony award-winning actor. My Fair Lady, The Citadel, and Doctor Dolittle are among his most notable projects.

Another of the famous people with the first name Rex is Rex Stout. He was an author best known for his detective fiction. Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin are two of his most popular characters.

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  • Rex Harrison1
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    Rex Harrison

    1908-03-05

    BirthplaceHuyton, United Kingdom

    Sir Reginald Carey Harrison (5 March 1908 – 2 June 1990), known as Rex Harrison, was an...  more

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    Rex Stout

    1886-12-01

    BirthplaceNoblesville, Indiana, United States of America

    Rex Todhunter Stout (; December 1, 1886 – October 27, 1975) was an American writer noted for...  more
  • Rex Beach3
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    Rex Beach

    1877-09-01

    BirthplaceAtwood, Michigan

    Rex Ellingwood Beach (September 1, 1877 – December 7, 1949) was an American novelist,...  more
  • Rex Tillerson4
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    Rex Tillerson

    1952-03-23

    BirthplaceWichita Falls, Texas

    Rex Wayne Tillerson (born March 23, 1952) is an American engineer and energy executive who...  more
  • Rex Smith5
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    Rex Smith

    1955-09-19

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida, United States of America

    Rex Smith (born September 19, 1955) is an American actor and singer. Smith made his acting...  more
  • Rex Ingram6
    12

    Rex Ingram

    1892-01-15

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Rex Ingram (15 January 1892 – 21 July 1950) was an Irish film director, producer, writer and...  more
  • Rex Allen7
    14

    Rex Allen

    1920-12-31

    BirthplaceWillcox, Arizona, United States of America

    Rex Elvie Allen (December 31, 1920 – December 17, 1999) was an American film and television...  more
  • Rex J. Walheim8
    8

    Rex J. Walheim

    1962-10-10

    BirthplaceRedwood City, California

    Rex Joseph Walheim (born October 10, 1962) is a retired United States Air Force officer,...  more
  • Rex Reason9
    8

    Rex Reason

    1928-11-30

    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

    Rex Reason (November 30, 1928 – November 19, 2015) was an American actor best known for his...  more
  • Rex Reed10
    8

    Rex Reed

    1938-10-02

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    Rex Taylor Reed (born October 2, 1938) is an American film critic and former co-host of the...  more
  • Rex Stewart11
    12

    Rex Stewart

    1907-02-22

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Rex William Stewart (February 22, 1907 – September 7, 1967) was an American jazz cornetist...  more
  • Rex Ryan12
    10

    Rex Ryan

    1962-12-13

    BirthplaceArdmore, Oklahoma, United States of America

    Rex Ashley Ryan (born December 13, 1962) is a former American football coach and current ESPN...  more

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  • Rex Lease13
    14

    Rex Lease

    1903-02-11

    BirthplaceWest Virginia, United States of America

    Rex Lloyd Lease (February 11, 1903 – January 3, 1966) was an American actor. He appeared in...  more
  • Rex Ingram14
    11

    Rex Ingram

    1895-10-20

    BirthplaceCairo, Illinois, United States of America

    Rex Ingram (October 20, 1895 – September 19, 1969) was an American stage, film, and television...  more
  • Rex Linn15
    12

    Rex Linn

    1956-11-13

    BirthplaceSpearman, Texas, United States of America

    Rex Maynard Linn (born November 13, 1956) is an American film and television actor. He played...  more
  • Rex Lee16
    8

    Rex Lee

    1969-01-07

    BirthplaceWarren, Ohio, United States of America

    Rex Lee may refer to: Rex Lee (actor) (born 1969), Korean-American actor Rex E. Lee...  more
  • Rex Robbins17
    8

    Rex Robbins

    1935-03-30

    BirthplacePierre, South Dakota, United States of America

    Rex McNicol Robbins was an American character actor of stage and screen....  more
  • Rex Allen, Jr.18
    5

    Rex Allen, Jr.

    1947-08-23

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Rex Allen Jr. (born August 23, 1947) is an American country music singer, who started singing...  more
  • Rex Humbard19
    5

    Rex Humbard

    1919-08-13

    BirthplaceLittle Rock, Arkansas

    Alpha Rex Emmanuel Humbard (August 13, 1919 – September 21, 2007) was an American television...  more
  • Rex Cherryman20
    2

    Rex Cherryman

    1896-10-30

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America

    Rexford Raymond "Rex" Cherryman (October 30, 1896 – August 10, 1928) was an American actor of...  more
  • Rex Harrington21
    4

    Rex Harrington

    1962-10-30

    BirthplacePeterborough, Canada

    Rex Howard Harrington, (born October 30, 1962 in Peterborough, Ontario) is a Greek-Canadian...  more
  • Rex Kern22
    4

    Rex Kern

    1949-05-28

    BirthplaceLancaster, Ohio, United States of America

    Rex William Kern (born May 28, 1949) is a former American football player. He played...  more
  • Rex Brown23
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    Rex Brown

    1964-07-27

    BirthplaceGraham, Texas

    Rex Robert Brown (born July 27, 1964) is an American musician and author, who is best known as...  more
  • Rex Weyler24
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    Rex Weyler

    1947-09-10

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado

    Rex Weyler (born September 10, 1947) is an American / Canadian author, journalist and...  more
  • Rex Bell25
    1

    Rex Bell

    1903-10-16

    BirthplaceChicago metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago, United States of America, United States

    Rex Bell (born George Francis Beldam; October 16, 1903 – July 4, 1962) was an American actor...  more