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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

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet
Tom Corbett, Space Cadet Lieutenant Saunders
(1950)
Tales of Tomorrow
Tales of Tomorrow Host / Pitchman / Scientist
(1952)
The Dick Powell Theatre
The Dick Powell Theatre Miscellaneous Crew
(1962)
Circuit Rider
Circuit Rider Narrator
(1951)

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 (uncredited)
- 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
 1949 Your Big Moment (TV Series)
Announcer (1950-1951)
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 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series) (speaker - 2 episodes)
- The Boston Terrier (1962) ... (speaker: Reynolds Aluminum)
- Death in a Village (1962) ... (speaker: Reynolds Aluminum)
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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 The Red Buttons Show (TV Series)
Himself - spokesman for Maxwell House Instant Coffee
- Episode dated 1 June 1953 (1953) ... Himself - spokesman for Maxwell House Instant Coffee
 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
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

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Personal Quote:

On golf: It's a sport of honor. See more »

Trivia:

From 1951-1952 on NBC affiliate channel 4 in NYC (then WNBT), he hosted "Time For Adventure", on Sunday Mornings. The show was popular with the younger generation, as it featured western and adventure movie serials from the 1930s including the still rarely seen first sound version of "The Last of the Mohicans" (1932) starring Harry Carey Sr. "Time For Adventure" also aired a rare alternate ... See more »

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