Rex Allen

Actor, Soundtrack, Music Department

Actor, Soundtrack, Music Department


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 ...
Birth date
1920-12-31
Death date
1999-12-17
Awards
2 wins.

Known For


Tomorrowland
Tomorrowland
Soundtrack (2015)
Hills of Oklahoma
Hills of Oklahoma
Rex Allen (1950)
Border Saddlemates
Border Saddlemates
Dr. Rex Allen (1952)
South Pacific Trail
South Pacific Trail
Rex Allen (1952)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorHold the Back Page
(TV Mini-Series) Bowls umpire - Fathers, Sons and Lovers (1986) ... Bowls umpire
1986
ActorFoods and Fun: A Nutrition Adventure
(Short) Narrator (voice)
1980
ActorThe 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 - The Yellowstone Cubs (1965) ... Narrator Show all 8 episodes
1957-1978
ActorThe Secret of Old Glory Mine
(TV Movie) Narrator
1976
ActorThe Secret of Navajo Cave
Narrator
1976
ActorStarbird and Sweet William
Narrator (voice)
1973
ActorCharlotte's Web
Narrator (voice)
1973
ActorThe Virginian
(TV Series) Square Dance Caller - Tate: Ramrod (1971) ... Square Dance Caller
1971
ActorCharlie, the Lonesome Cougar
Narrator
1967
ActorRun, Appaloosa, Run
Narrator
1966
ActorSwamp Country
Sheriff Jim Turner
1966
ActorA Country Coyote Goes Hollywood
(Short) Narrator
1965
ActorGeneral Electric Carousel of Progress
(TV Series) Father, John (1964-1973) / Grandfather (1993-) (voice)
1964
ActorThe Incredible Journey
Narrator (voice)
1963
ActorYellowstone Cubs
Narrator (voice)
1963
ActorThe Legend of Lobo
Narrator
1962
ActorTomboy and the Champ
Rex Allen
1961
ActorThe Saga of Windwagon Smith
(Short) Narrator / Windwagon Smith (voice)
1961
ActorFor the Love of Mike
Rex Allen
1960
ActorThe Hound That Thought He Was a Raccoon
Narrator (voice)
1960
ActorFrontier 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 Show all 39 episodes
1956-1959
ActorThe Wetback Hound
(Short) Narrator (voice)
1957
ActorThe Red Skelton Hour
(TV Series) Pecos Pete - Freddie the Star (1957) ... Pecos Pete
1957
ActorPhantom Stallion
Rex Allen
1954
ActorRed River Shore
Marshal Rex Allen
1953
ActorShadows of Tombstone
Rex Allen
1953
ActorDown Laredo Way
Rex Allen
1953
ActorSweethearts on Parade
Jim Riley (singing voice, uncredited)
1953
ActorIron Mountain Trail
Rex Allen
1953
ActorOld Overland Trail
Rex Allen
1953
ActorSouth Pacific Trail
Rex Allen
1952
ActorOld Oklahoma Plains
Rex Allen
1952
ActorI Dream of Jeanie
Mr. Tambo
1952
ActorBorder Saddlemates
Dr. Rex Allen
1952
ActorThe Last Musketeer
Rex Allen
1952
ActorColorado Sundown
Rex Allen
1952
ActorUtah Wagon Train
Rex Allen
1951
ActorRodeo King and the Senorita
Rex Allen
1951
ActorThunder in God's Country
Rex Allen
1951
ActorSilver City Bonanza
Rex Allen
1951
ActorTrail of Robin Hood
Rex Allen The Arizona Cowboy
1950
ActorUnder Mexicali Skies
Rex Allen aka Mike Jordan
1950
ActorRedwood Forest Trail
Rex Allen
1950
ActorHills of Oklahoma
Rex Allen
1950
ActorThe Arizona Cowboy
Rex Allen aka Arizona Jones
1950
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackTomorrowland
(performer: "There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow")
2015
SoundtrackBest of the West
(TV Series) (performer - 22 episodes) - The Funeral (1982) ... (performer: "Best of the West") - Sam's Life Is Threatened (1982) ... (performer: "Best of the West") - Elvira's Old Beau (1982) ... (performer: "Best of the West") - The Pretty Prisoner (1982) ... (performer: "Best of the West") - Daniel Fights a Bully (1982) ... (performer: "Best of the West") Show all 22 episodes
1981-1982
SoundtrackVanishing Wilderness
(Documentary) (performer: "Call of the Wilderness")
1974
SoundtrackThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Disneyland Goes to the World's Fair (1964) ... (performer: "There's a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow")
1964
SoundtrackFor the Love of Mike
(writer: "Charro Bravo")
1960
SoundtrackOzark Jubilee
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Episode dated 7 May 1960 (1960) ... (performer: "Lonesome Letter Blues", "Lilies Grow High" - uncredited)
1960
SoundtrackDrango
(performer: "Drango")
1957
SoundtrackRails Into Laramie
(performer: "Laramie")
1954
SoundtrackShadows of Tombstone
(performer: "Toolie Rollum") / (writer: "Toolie Rollum")
1953
SoundtrackOld Overland Trail
(performer: "Cowboy's Dream of Heaven", "Work For the Night is Coming", "Just a Wanderin' Buckaroo")
1953
SoundtrackSouth Pacific Trail
(performer: "I'll Sing a Love Song", "Hide Away Your Troubles", "The Railroad Corral") / (writer: "Hide Away Your Troubles")
1952
SoundtrackOld Oklahoma Plains
(performer: "The Lonesome Road", "The Old Chisholm Trail", "Dese Bones")
1952
SoundtrackI Dream of Jeanie
(performer: "Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming")
1952
SoundtrackBorder Saddlemates
(performer: "Roll On, Texas Moon", "The Old Ark's A'Moverin", "Wait For the Wagon")
1952
SoundtrackThe Last Musketeer
(performer: "Aura Lee" (uncredited), "I Still Love the West", "Down in the Valley" (uncredited))
1952
SoundtrackColorado Sundown
(performer: "Under Colorado Stars", "Down by the Riverside" - uncredited)
1952
SoundtrackUtah Wagon Train
(performer: "Toolie Rollum", "The Streets of Laredo" (The Cowboy's Lament), "The Big Corral", "The California Trail" - uncredited) / (writer: "Toolie Rollum", "The California Trail" - uncredited)
1951
SoundtrackRodeo King and the Senorita
(performer: "The Strawberry Roan", "Juanita")
1951
SoundtrackThunder in God's Country
(performer: "Melody of the Plains", "Mollie Darling", "John Henry")
1951
SoundtrackSilver City Bonanza
(performer: "Lollipop Lane", "I Ride an Old Paint", "Sweet Evalina")
1951
SoundtrackUnder Mexicali Skies
(performer: "Old Black Mountain Trail", "The Railroad Corral", "Born To The Saddle")
1950
SoundtrackRedwood Forest Trail
(performer: "America the Beautiful", "Sourwood Mountain", "Old Smoky" - uncredited)
1950
SoundtrackHills of Oklahoma
(arranger: "A Cowboy's Meditation") / (lyrics: "A Cowboy's Meditation") / (performer: "Curtains of Night", "Cindy", "A Cowboy's Meditation")
1950
SoundtrackThe Arizona Cowboy
(performer: "Arizona Waltz", "I Was Born in Arizona") / (writer: "I Was Born in Arizona")
1950
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentBest of the West
(TV Series) (singer - 1 episode) - The Reunion (1981) ... (singer: theme song)
1981
Music departmentMarines, Let's Go
(singer: title theme - uncredited)
1961
RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Run, Appaloosa, Run (1967) ... (writer)
1967
RoleTitleYear
SelfMusic of the West: A Tribute to America's Singing Cowboys
(TV Special) Self
1993
SelfTake Willy with Ya
(Documentary) Narrator
1989
SelfThis Is Your Life
(TV Special) Self
1987
SelfThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) Self - Announcer / Self - Narrator - Walt Disney World's 15th Anniversary Celebration (1986) ... Self - Announcer - Twister, Bull from the Sky (1976) ... Self - Announcer - An Otter in the Family (1965) ... Self - Narrator
1965-1986
SelfChurch Street Station
(TV Series) Self - Host - Dottie West (1986) ... Self - Host (voice)
1986
SelfHee Haw
(TV Series) Self - Episode #12.23 (1981) ... Self
1981
SelfKenny Rogers and the American Cowboy
(TV Movie) Self - Announcer
1979
SelfWhen the West Was Fun: A Western Reunion
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1979
SelfSpotlight
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 12 November 1977 (1977) ... Self
1977
SelfMusic Country U.S.A.
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.3 (1974) ... Self
1974
SelfVanishing Wilderness
(Documentary) Narrator
1974
SelfWild Champions
(Documentary) Narrator
1973
SelfThe Woody Woodbury Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.25 (1967) ... Self
1967
SelfBorn to Buck
(Documentary) Narrator
1966
SelfThe Jimmy Dean Show
(TV Series) Self / Self - Western and CountrySinger - Episode #2.30 (1965) ... Self - Episode #2.19 (1965) ... Self - Western and CountrySinger
1965
SelfPerry Como's Kraft Music Hall
(TV Series) Self - Guest Host - guest host: Rex Allen; guest stars: Jaye P. Morgan, Carl Ballantine, Harry Harvey, Phil Phillips, Loulie Jean Norman, Lori Regas, The Sons of the Pioneers (1962) ... Self - Guest Host
1962
SelfFive Star Jubilee
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 12 May 1961 (1961) ... Self
1961
SelfOzark Jubilee
(TV Series) Self - Singer / Self - Guest Host - Episode dated 7 May 1960 (1960) ... Self - Singer - Guest host: Rex Allen; guest star: Sonny James (1957) ... Self - Guest Host
1957-1960
SelfAbout Faces
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 6 April 1960 (1960) ... Self
1960
SelfDisneyland '59
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1959
SelfThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show
(TV Series) Self - Roy Rogers & Dale Evans, The Sons of the Pioneers, Rex Allen, Jo Stafford, Eddy Arnold, Red Foley, Pat Boone, Homer & Jethro (1959) ... Self
1959
SelfThe Lux Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.18 (1958) ... Self
1958
SelfThe Rosemary Clooney Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.21 (1956) ... Self
1956
SelfCow Dog
(Short) Self - Commentator
1956
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageDisneyland: Secrets, Stories, & Magic
(Video documentary) Father in Carousel of Progress (uncredited)
2007
Archive footageGolden Saddles, Silver Spurs
(TV Movie documentary)
2000
Archive footageAction Heroes of the Wild West
(Video documentary) Self
1992
Archive footageThe Republic Pictures Story
(TV Movie documentary) Rex Allen (clip from The Arizona Cowboy (1950)) (uncredited)
1991
Archive footageMeanwhile, Back at the Ranch
Rex
1976
Archive footageThe Magical World of Disney
(TV Series) Narrator - Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar: Part 2 (1969) ... Narrator - Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar: Part 1 (1969) ... Narrator - The Hound That Thought He Was a Raccoon (1963) ... Narrator
1963-1969