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(American film and television actor, Producer)

Rex Linn is an American film and television actor and Producer. He is best known for his work portraying the role of Frank Tripp in the television series CSI: Miami. He is in a relationship with Reba McEntire.

Relationship Facts of Rex Linn

Rex Linn is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Rex Linn currently dating?

Rex Linn is currently in a relationship with Reba McEntire. Reba is an award-winning actress, musician, and businessman.

The couple met for the first time in the year 1991 while working on the movie, The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw.

Since 2020, the couple started dating each other, and also Rex has often shared pictures of Reba on his social media handle.

On January 9, 2021, Rex shared the pictures of his first movie date with Reba on his Instagram account.

Previously, he dated a journalist and new reader Bella Shaw. However, not much information is available regarding their relationship.

Who is Rex Linn?

Rex Linn is an American film and television actor and Producer.

He is best known for his work portraying the role of Frank Tripp in the television series CSI: Miami.

How many siblings does Rex Linn have?

The Actor was born on November 13, 1956. The birthplace of Rex is in Spearman, Texas, U.S., and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

He holds an American nationality and belongs the Caucasian descent. His full name is Rex Maynard Linn.

Rex is the third child of his parents James Paul Linn and Darlene.

By profession, his father is a Lawyer who passed away in October 2009 after a heart stroke.

He has two siblings an elder sister whose name is Rhonda Linn Bayless, and an elder brother named James Paul Linn II.

Education & Early Life

Rex attended Heritage Hall and later studied at Casady School in Oklahoma.

Then he joined Oklahoma State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and film in 1980.

While attending school, he was employed part-time at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

After getting his diploma, he gets a job at Lakeshore bank as vice president of energy lending.

Then the bank went insolvent on July 5, 1982, and after that, he worked in an oil company.

Rex Linn: Profession Life, Career

Rex started his acting career in the early 1980s when he was given the opportunity to act in the film titled Dark Before Dawn.

The film was produced by his best friend, Edward K. Gaylord II.

In 1989, he starred in ‘Night Game’ as serial killer Floyd Epps alongside Roy Scheider.

Following this film, he appeared in the episode of The Young Riders, Hard Time cast as the Sheriff.

Since then, he appeared in numerous theatrical films in minor roles such as My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1991), Thunderheart (1992), Sniper (1993), and more.

Rex gained wide popularity after being cast in the main role of Detective Fran Tripp in the police drama series,’ CSI: Miami’.

His character charmed lots of people all over the globe with his charisma and witty remarks from 2002 to 2012.

Similarly, Rex has appeared in numerous film and television series such as,

1999Blast from the PastDave
2001Ghosts of MarsYared
2001Crossfire TrailLuke Taggart
2019The L Word Generation QJeff Milner

Rumors, Controversy

The actor has not been part of any rumors and scandals till now that create a huge buzz in the media.

Rex Linn: Net Worth, Salary

Rex is one of the flourishing actors in Hollywood who has an estimated net worth of around $5 million.

When he worked as a bank vice president in Western Oklahoma, he earned an average salary of $124 thousand.

Rex has bought a Sherman Oaks home for $1,415,000 which is 3,355 square feet with four bedrooms, a five-bathroom, and plenty of amenities.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

The actor stands at the height of 6 feet 4 inches tall and weight 80 kg.

Likely, he got blue pair of eyes, and his hair color is light brown with half-bald.

Furthermore, no information is available regarding his other body measurement.

Is Rex Linn active on social media?

The actor has a verified Instagram account under the username @rexlinn13 where he has over 12.2k followers.

Likewise, he has a Twitter account with over 1k followers, however, presently he is not active since 2014.

Moreover, he has over 2k followers with 2k likes on his Facebook account.


  • At present, he is 64 years old.
  • His Zodiac sign is Scorpio.
  • Currently, he resides in Sherman Oaks, California.
  • He has put two dogs named Jack and Choctaw.


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