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Rex Allen (I) (1920–1999)

Rex Allen started out as a singer in vaudeville, and sang on numerous radio shows before hooking up with a traveling rodeo show. He signed with Republic Pictures and became a popular singing cowboy, and was often paired with sidekick Slim Pickens. He starred in his own western TV series, Frontier Doctor (1958) and in the 1960s was the narrator on ... See full bio »

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 1957-1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Narrator / Announcer / Narrator (segment "Arizona Sheepdog")
- The Shaggy D.A. (1978) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Secret of Old Glory Mine (1976) ... Narrator (voice)
- Ringo, the Refugee Raccoon (1974) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Yellowstone Cubs (1965) ... Narrator
 1986 Hold the Back Page (TV Mini-Series)
 1980 Foods and Fun: A Nutrition Adventure (Short) (voice)
 1976 The Secret of Old Glory Mine (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1976 The Secret of Navajo Cave
Narrator
 1973 Charlotte's Web
Narrator (voice)
 1971 The Virginian (TV Series)
Square Dance Caller
- Tate, Ramrod (1971) ... Square Dance Caller
 1966 Run, Appaloosa, Run
Narrator
 1966 Swamp Country
Sheriff
 1963 The Incredible Journey
Narrator
 1963 Yellowstone Cubs
Narrator (voice)
 1962 The Legend of Lobo
Narrator
 1961 Tomboy and the Champ
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 1961 The Saga of Windwagon Smith (Short)
Narrator / Windwagon Smith (voice)
 1960 For the Love of Mike
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 1957 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Pecos Pete
- Freddie the Star (1957) ... Pecos Pete
 1954 Rails Into Laramie
Title Song Singer
 1954 Phantom Stallion
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 1953 Red River Shore
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 1953 Down Laredo Way
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 1953 Sweethearts on Parade
Jim Riley (singing voice, uncredited)
 1953 Iron Mountain Trail
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 1953 Old Overland Trail
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 1952 South Pacific Trail
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 1952 Old Oklahoma Plains
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 1952 I Dream of Jeanie
Mr. Tambo
 1952 Border Saddlemates
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 1952 The Last Musketeer
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 1952 Colorado Sundown
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 1951 Utah Wagon Train
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 1951 Rodeo King and the Senorita
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 1951 Thunder in God's Country
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 1951 Silver City Bonanza
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 1950 Trail of Robin Hood
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 1950 Under Mexicali Stars
Rex Allen aka Mike Jordan
 1950 Redwood Forest Trail
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 1950 Hills of Oklahoma
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 1950 The Arizona Cowboy
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Other Works:

TV commercial: The Texas Ranch Heritage Center See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Cactus Rex
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You strap two guns on, they're heavy, and it's like wearin' a girdle. And then they say, "Run, jump on that horse, go do so-and-so and so-and-so", and you got all that gear and it's in your way, and I was happy to go with just one gun, just so you could get off and on a horse. See more »

Trivia:

He was the original voice of the "father" character in Walt Disney's "Carousel of Progress" attraction at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. See more »

Nickname:

The Arizona Cowboy See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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