Rex Linn Biography Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, and Career

Rex Linn is an Actor and Producer. The alternative name of Rex Linn is Rex M. Linn and Rex Lynn. The birth name of Rex is Rex Maynard Linn. Some of the famous roles of Rex Linn can be seen in Cutthroat Island, Cliffhanger, Wyatt Earp, and Rush Hour.

The debut movie of Rex Linn is Shadows on the Wall and it released in the year 1986. His first TV series appearance was for Unsolved Mysteries (year 1987).

Personal Details

Full Name Rex Linn
Nick Name Rex
Date Of Birth November 13, 1956
Age 66 Years Old as of September 2023
Birth Place Spearman, Texas, United States
Current Address Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Ethnicity White
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Occupations Actor and Producer
University/College Oklahoma State University
Educational Qualification Graduate
Net Worth (approx) USD $10 Million as of 2023
Marital Status In a Relationship
  • Film : Shadows on the Wall (1986)
  • TV: Unsolved Mysteries (1987)

Physical Appearances

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Height 6 Feet 4 Inches/ 1.93  m/ 193cm
Weight 78 Kg/ 171 lbs
Chest 40 Inches
waist 36 Inches
Biceps 14 Inches

Personal Life ( Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Wife, Children)

Father James Paul Linn
Mother Darlene Deere
Sibling Rhonda Lou Linn and James Paul Linn II
Girlfriend/Wife/partner Reba McEntire (2020-present)
Children None

Early Life:

Rex Linn was born on 13th of November 1956 and his place of birth is Spearman, Texas, United States. The current age of Rex is 66 years and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. The names of his parents are Darlene Deere and James Paul Linn. The names of his siblings are Rhonda Lou Linn and James Paul Linn II.

In 1969, Rex Linn’s family moved to Oklahoma and in this city, his father practiced law. Rex has attended Heritage Hall and Casady School. He also worked at the Oklahoma City Zoo on a part time basis.

Rex demolished a set of his high-school production. His drama teacher got very upset and ordered him off the set. Rex Linn’s teacher advised him to use his energy in some other field. Thus, it ended his school-based acting opportunities. But eventually, destiny had its own way and Rex Linn turned out to be a really good actor.


Rex Linn has studied at the Oklahoma State University and he has a BA degree in Radio, Television and Film.

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Girlfriend, Partner, wife:

Since the late 2020s, Rex Linn has been dating Reba McEntire (Country Singer).

Rex Linn with his partner

Careers and success:

At the age of 32 years, Rex Linn was the vice president of Lakeshore Bank in Western Oklahoma. In the year 1982, the bank went insolvent and at this time, Rex thought of trying his luck in the acting field. So, he moved to LA and became an actor is the late 1980s.

Rex Linn has also worked in the oil industry. In the past, he has been the chairman of the Oklahoma City Chapter of Ducks Unlimited.

Rex Linn has been the producer of American Con and the associate producer of Dark Before Dawn. He has been the assistant location manager for My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys.

Rex Linn’s role as Frank Tripp in TV series CSI: Miami brought immense fame in his life. In the year 1994, Rex was awarded a star on Carpenter’s Square Theatre Walk of Fame.  Rex Linn has also been a host, audio book narrator, and a guest star in cinematic projects.

Interesting Facts:

  •  Rex Linn’s height is 6’4″ and he has always been popular because of his muscular physique and a distinctive kind of raspy voice.
  • Rex got inspired by Lon Chaney and Bela Lugosi films and he wanted to be an actor since the age of 5 years.
  • Rex Linn is often given the role of a cop and an officer, whose main duty is law enforcement. He has worked with Tom Selleck, Kevin Costner and John Lithgow on several cinematic projects.
  • Rex is a dog lover and the names of his dogs are Choctaw and Jack.
  • In the year 1986, Rex won the state duck-calling competition and he got the 4th position in the national competition.
  • Rex Linn supports charitable organizations that work for the betterment of the lives of children and he also supports causes related to the artistic field.
  • Rex Linn is active on Instagram and he is a very big fan of Texas Longhorns College Football.
  • Rex loves cooking. In the past, this actor was engaged to Renee DeRese.

Rex Linn Biography Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, and Career


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