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REX REASON BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY: 

Rex Reason was born on November 30th, 1928 in Berlin, Germany with the birth name Rex George Reason Jr.  His family were actually American but he was born in Europe when they had traveled there on business.

He was raised in Los Angeles and first developed an interest in acting while attending Glendale's Hoover High School.  He participated in such school productions as, "Seventh Heaven" amongst others.    

After high school he decided to join the United States Army and when he completed his military service he enrolled at the Pasadena Playhouse and began to gain some more stage experience.
 
By 1952 he debuted in his first film, "Storm Over Tibet" and followed this role with a number of other small parts in such films as, "Salome" (1952), "Mission Over Korea" (1953) with Columbia Pictures and "Taza, Son of Cochise" (1954) starring Rock Hudson.
 
He then signed with Universal and appeared in such films as, "Smoke Signal" (1955), "This Island Earth" (1955), "Kiss of Fire" (1955), "Raw Edge" (1956) and "Badlands of Montana" (1957).   
 
Along with taking on film work he also appeared on such television series as, "Lux Video Theatre" (1954-1955), "Matinee Theatre" (1956), "The Millionaire" (1956), "Conflict" (1957) "Man Without a Gun" (1957-1959), "77 Sunset Strip" (1960) and "The Roaring 20's" (1960). 

In 1962 he walked away from his film contract with Warner Brothers and decided to leave the entertainment industry for good after his final appearances on the television series, "Wagon Train" and "Perry Mason".  He chose to pursue another career as a real estate broker and did do occasional voice over work.    

Rex Reason has married three times throughout his lifetime, first to Elois Seybert in 1952 and they had two children together before the marriage ended in divorce in 1960.  He then married Sanita Pelkey in 1962 however by 1963 this marriage also came to an end.  His third and present wife is Shirley Hake and they wed in 1968 and have three children together and reside in Walnut, California.   

 
Filmography

1963   Wagon Train 

1963   G.E. True

1962   Perry Mason 

1960-1961  The Roaring 20's

1960   The Alaskans 

1960   Sugarfoot 

1960   Bourbon Street Beat 

1960   Bronco 

1960   77 Sunset Strip 

1957-1959  Man Without a Gun 

1959   The Miracle of the Hills

1959   The Sad Horse 

1958   Thundering Jets

1958   The Rawhide Trail 

1957   Trackdown 

1957   Under Fire 

1957   Band of Angels

1957   Conflict 

1957   Badlands of Montana 

1953-1957  The Ford Television Theatre 

1957   Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers

1956   The Millionaire 

1956   The Creature Walks Among Us 

1956   Raw Edge

1956   Matinee Theatre

1955   Lady Godiva of Coventry 

1955   Kiss of Fire

1955   Allen in Movielan

1955   This Island Earth

1954-1955  Lux Video Theatre

1955   Smoke Signal

1954   Sign of the Pagan

1954   Yankee Pasha 

1954   Saskatchewan 

1954   Taza, Son of Cochise 

1953   China Venture 

1953   Mission Over Korea

1953   Schlitz Playhouse 

1953   Salome 

1952   Storm Over Tibet 

1952   Scaramouche





Matinee Classics - Man Without a Gun starring Rex Reason, Mort Mills, Harry Harvey and Forrest Taylor
Matinee Classics - Taza, Son of Cochise starring Rock Hudson, Barbara Rush, Gregg Palmer, Rex Reason, Morris Ankrum, Eugene Iglesias, Richard H. Cutting, Ian MacDonald, Robert Burton, Joe Sawyer, Lance Fuller, Bradford Jackson, James Van Horn, Charles Horvath, Robert F. Hoy and Jeff Chandler
Matinee Classics - The Creature Walks Among Us starring Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh Snowden, Gregg Palmer Ricou Browning, Don Megowan, Larry Hudson, Frank Chase, David McMahon, Paul Fierro, Lillian Molieri, James Rawley and Maurice Manson
Matinee Classics - The Creature Walks Among Us starring Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh Snowden, Gregg Palmer Ricou Browning, Don Megowan, Larry Hudson, Frank Chase, David McMahon, Paul Fierro, Lillian Molieri, James Rawley and Maurice Manson


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