Rex Bell
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1905
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL


University of Iowa alumnus Rex Bell began playing small film roles in the late '20s. Blessed with good looks and an easygoing manner, Bell rapidly achieved stardom as a cowboy hero. He appeared in scores of B-Westerns, was seen as Virgil Earp in 1942's Tombstone: The Town Too Tough to Die, and hosted a TV anthology of vintage sagebrushers, Cowboys and Injuns (1950). Entering politics in the 1950s,...