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Rex Linn Biography

Birth Place:
Spearman, Texas, United States

Fast Facts

  • Wanted to be an actor since the age of 5 after watching Bela Lugosi and Lon Chaney films
  • Worked at the Oklahoma City Zoo during his high-school years
  • Had jobs in the banking and oil industries before moving to Hollywood to pursue acting
  • Got his big break as a bad guy in 1993's Cliffhanger
  • Is a Texas Longhorns college football fan
  • Loves to cook and posts recipes on his Web site



    • James Paul Linn II--Brother
    • James P. Linn--Father
    • Renee DeRese--Fiancée
    • Darlene Linn--Mother
    • Rhonda Lou Linn--Sister