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Rex Marshall (I) (1919–1983)


Unflappable announcer and program host who began his career on Boston radio in 1937. He was the 'voice' for the Reynolds Aluminum Company for twenty-five years, and he also announced for Esso gasoline, Auto-Lite spark plugs and Maxwell House coffee. In his final decades, his rich voice hosted one of the classiest of local radio shows on a station ... See full bio »

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Known For

Suspense
Suspense Himself - Announcer / Himself / Announcer / Auto-Lite pitchman / Rex Marshall - Host
(1949-1953)
Easter Parade of Stars Auto Show
Easter Parade of Stars Auto Show Himself - Announcer
(1954)
The Herman Hickman Show
(1952)
Parade of Stars Auto Show
Parade of Stars Auto Show Himself - Announcer
(1952)

Filmography

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 1949-1953 Suspense (TV Series)
Announcer / Rex Marshall - Host / Auto-Lite pitchman
- Nightmare at Ground Zero (1953) ... Announcer
- Come Into My Parlor (1953) ... Announcer
- The Duel (1953) ... Announcer
- Her Last Adventure (1952) ... Announcer
- Remember Me? (1952) ... Rex Marshall - Host
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Scientist / Host / Pitchman
- Ahead of His Time (1952) ... Scientist
- The Miraculous Serum (1952) ... Host / Pitchman
 1952 Mister Peepers (TV Series)
Host
 1950-1952 The Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Announcer
- The Gridiron Murder (1952) ... Announcer
- Prize Catch (1952) ... Announcer
- The Feminine Touch (1952) ... Announcer
- Coroner's Inquest (1952) ... Announcer
- The Adventure of the Twilight Zone (1952) ... Announcer
 1951 Circuit Rider (TV Series)
Narrator
 1950 Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (TV Series)
Lieutenant Saunders
- The Asteroid of Death ... Lieutenant Saunders
- Space Week ... Lieutenant Saunders
- Graveyard of the Rockets ... Lieutenant Saunders
 1950 Kuda Bux, Hindu Mystic (TV Series)
Announcer
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 1954 Easter Parade of Stars Auto Show (TV Special)
Himself - Announcer
 1953 Mister Peepers (TV Series)
Himself - Announcer
- The New Gym Teacher (1953) ... Himself - Announcer
- The Leather Chair (1953) ... Himself - Announcer
- The Box Lunch Social (1953) ... Himself - Announcer
- The Puppies (1953) ... Himself - Announcer
- Aunt Lil (1953) ... Himself - Announcer
 1949-1953 Suspense (TV Series)
Himself - Announcer / Himself
- The Dance (1953) ... Himself - Announcer
- The Man Who Cried Wolf (1953) ... Himself - Announcer
- Kiss Me Again, Stranger (1953) ... Himself
- Portrait of Constance (1953) ... Himself - Announcer
- The Kiss-Off (1953) ... Himself
 1953 Easter Parade of Stars Auto Show (TV Movie)
Himself - Announcer
 1952 The Herman Hickman Show (TV Series)
Himself
 1952 Parade of Stars Auto Show (TV Movie)
Himself - Announcer
 1951-1952 The Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Himself - Commercial Spokesman / Himself - Announcer
- Murder to Music (1952) ... Himself - Announcer
- Death Spins a Wheel (1951) ... Himself - Commercial Spokesman
- The Adventure of the Man Who Enjoyed Death (1951) ... Himself - Commercial Spokesman
 1949 It's Sewing Time (TV Series)
Himself - Announcer
 1949 Your Big Moment (TV Series)
Announcer (1950-1951)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"A Winter's Tale" published by WNHV AM Radio

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | See more »
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Personal Quote:

To be valuable to a client, I must be a semi-celebrity. I can only achieve that status through many appearances; to make many appearances, I need several clients. Then I think that diversity is good for me, artistically. If I only sold one product, I would soon get in a rut. And, of course, this way I can remain independent. When you're tied to a company, you immediately lose some freedom, This ... See more »

Trivia:

For "Suspense", sponsoring Auto-Lite wanted him to wear white coveralls during commercials, but he refused. Auto-Lite then ordered a tailored white sport jacket for him costing $150 which was intended to simulate coveralls. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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