Rex Allen (I) (1920–1999)


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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 (1956) and in the 1960s was the narrator on ... See full bio »

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Tomorrowland Soundtrack
(2015)
Border Saddlemates Dr. Rex Allen
(1952)
The Last Musketeer Rex Allen
(1952)
Hills of Oklahoma Rex Allen
(1950)

Filmography

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 1986 Hold the Back Page (TV Mini Series)
Bowls umpire
- Fathers, Sons and Lovers (1986) ... Bowls umpire
 1980 Foods and Fun: A Nutrition Adventure (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1957-1978 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Narrator / 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)
- Pancho, the Fastest Paw in the West (1969) ... Narrator
- My Family Is a Menagerie (1968) ... Narrator
 1976 The Secret of Old Glory Mine (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1976 The Secret of Navajo Cave
Narrator
 1973 Starbird and Sweet William
Narrator (voice)
 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 Jim Turner
 1965 A Country Coyote Goes Hollywood (Short)
Narrator
 1963 The Incredible Journey
Narrator (voice)
 1963 Yellowstone Cubs
Narrator (voice)
 1962 The Legend of Lobo
Narrator
 1961 Tomboy and the Champ
Rex Allen
 1961 The Saga of Windwagon Smith (Short)
Narrator / Windwagon Smith (voice)
 1960 For the Love of Mike
Rex Allen
 1960 The Hound That Thought He Was a Raccoon
Narrator (voice)
 1956-1959 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
Dr. Bill Baxter
- Man to Man (1959) ... Dr. Bill Baxter
- Flaming Gold (1959) ... Dr. Bill Baxter
- The Counterfeiters (1959) ... Dr. Bill Baxter
- The Confidence Gang (1959) ... Dr. Bill Baxter
- Strange Cargo (1959) ... Dr. Bill Baxter
 1957 The Wetback Hound (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1957 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Pecos Pete
- Freddie the Star (1957) ... Pecos Pete
 1954 Phantom Stallion
Rex Allen
 1953 Red River Shore
Marshal Rex Allen
 1953 Shadows of Tombstone
Rex Allen
 1953 Down Laredo Way
Rex Allen
 1953 Sweethearts on Parade
Jim Riley (singing voice, uncredited)
 1953 Iron Mountain Trail
Rex Allen
 1953 Old Overland Trail
Rex Allen
 1952 South Pacific Trail
Rex Allen
 1952 Old Oklahoma Plains
Rex Allen
 1952 I Dream of Jeanie
Mr. Tambo
 1952 Border Saddlemates
Dr. Rex Allen
 1952 The Last Musketeer
Rex Allen
 1952 Colorado Sundown
Rex Allen
 1951 Utah Wagon Train
Rex Allen
 1951 Rodeo King and the Senorita
Rex Allen
 1951 Thunder in God's Country
Rex Allen
 1951 Silver City Bonanza
Rex Allen
 1950 Trail of Robin Hood
Rex Allen The Arizona Cowboy
 1950 Under Mexicali Skies
Rex Allen aka Mike Jordan
 1950 Redwood Forest Trail
Rex Allen
 1950 Hills of Oklahoma
Rex Allen
 1950 The Arizona Cowboy
Rex Allen aka Arizona Jones
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
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Show Show Soundtrack (24 credits)
Show Show Self (24 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial: Ford Farm Implements See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Cactus Rex

Spouse:

Virginia Hudson  (divorced) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I didn't want anybody to say, "Well, he's copying Roy Rogers" or "He's copying Gene Autry" or "He's copying Hoppy". So I purposely looked for a horse that was different, that no cowboy had used -- I turned my guns around backwards, and didn't know for two years that Bill Elliott did it, too. I just didn't want to be accused of copying anybody else, so I tried to go in as opposite a direction in ... 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 Voice of the West See more »

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