Rex Linn Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Actor, Movies and TV Shows and Net Worth

Rex Linn (birth name: Rex Maynard Linn) is an American film and television actor who is known as Frank Tripp, his role in the television series CSI: Miami.

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Rex Linn Biography

Rex Linn (birth name: Rex Maynard Linn) is an American film and television actor who is known as Frank Tripp, his role in the television series CSI: Miami.

Rex Linn

Rex Linn Age

He was born in Spearman, Texas, United States on November 13, 1956. He is 66 years old.

Rex Linn Family

Rex was born and raised in a family of three as the second son and third child in his household. He was born to Darlene Deere and her husband James Paul Linn. His family relocated in August 1969, to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where his father practiced law.

Rex Linn Wife

It is not clear whether Linn is married or if he has had any romantic relationships. He does not talk about that part of his life and there are no reports on his relationship status.

Rex Linn Career

Linn began his career in ascension to VP of Energy Lending for the Lakeshore Bank. He remained with the bank until July 5, 1982 when it became insolvent. He got a talent agent to take a chance on him and represent him in the Oklahoma market. At the same time, he accepted a job with an oil company, overseeing field operations in western Oklahoma, all the while auditioning for film and TV commercial parts.

In the beginning, he shot some very bad commercials. Later on, he began landing small roles in various projects. It was during this time that he was given the opportunity to act in his first film, Dark Before Dawn, which was being produced by Edward K. Gaylord II, who happened to be his best friend.

He was cast in his first substantial role in 1989, as serial killer Floyd Epps, in Night Game which starred Roy Scheider. Following this film, and a part as the sheriff in a 1990 episode of The Young Riders (titled “Hard Time”), he decided it was time to head west. He began with small roles in theatrical films such as My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1991), Thunderheart (1992), Sniper (1993) and Cliffhanger (1993), and guest shots on TV series including Northern Exposure, Raven, and The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr..

Linn’s work includes an independent production, Cockfight, originally titled The Round and Round, which was released in 2004, Zodiac in 2005, and Abominable in 2006, with another picture, The Garage, in production in 2006.

He had recurring roles in several TV series, such as on CSI: Miami as Sgt. Frank Tripp, a role for which he was tricked into reading during the first season and which he held, as a series regular, until the end of the series.

He also had a minor role in the webisode series The Walking Dead: Torn Apart playing the role of Mike Palmer, a father hiding in a neighborhood in Georgia during a zombie apocalypse. It aired on on October 3, 2011. Apart from his acting, Linn is a supporter of children’s charities as well as the arts.

Rex Linn Movies and TV Shows

♦ 2019 – An Acceptable Loss as The President
♦ 2018 – Waco as Dick DeGuerin
♦ 2017 – Young Sheldon as Principal Tom Petersen
♦ 2017–2018 – Lethal Weapon as Nathan Riggs for 12 episodes
♦ 2015 – Nashville as Bill Lexington for 2 episodes

♦ 2015 – The Brink as Rear admiral McBride
♦ 2013 – Devil’s Knot
♦ 2011 – The Walking Dead: Torn Apart as Mike Palmer
♦ 2008 – Appaloosa as Sheriff Clyde Stringer
♦ 2008 – Trial By Fire as Chief
♦ 2006 – Anatomy of a Fraud as Catching a Con in Logan County [Narrator]

♦ 2006 – Abominable as Farmer Hoss
♦ 2005 – The Zodiac as Jim Martinez
♦ 2004 – Anatomy of a Fraud as Catching a Con in Pottawatomie County [narrator]
♦ 2004 – After the Sunset as Agent Kowalski
♦ 2003 – Dry Cycle as Jeddidah
♦ 2003 – The Hunted as Powell

♦ 2002–2012 – CSI: Miami as Sgt. Frank Tripp
♦ 2001 – John Carpenter’s Ghosts Of Mars as Yared
♦ 1999 – Blast from the Past as Dave
♦ 1998 – Black Cat Run as Sheriff Ben Bronte
♦ 1997–2000 – JAG as Lt. Mark ‘Falcon’ Sokol
♦ 1997 – Breakdown as Sheriff Boyd

♦ 1996 – Independence Day as Next-door neighbor
♦ 1995 – JAG, episode S1E3, “Shadow”, as a submarine captain
♦ 1995 – Cutthroat Island as Mr. Blair
♦ 1994 – Wyatt Earp as Frank McLaury
♦ 1994 – Clear and Present Danger as Washington Detective

♦ 1993 – Cliffhanger as Richard Travers
♦ 1991 – The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw as Henry
♦ 1991 – My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys as Guest at Barbeque
♦ 1989 – Night Game as Epps
♦ 1988 – Calling All Turkeys
♦ 1986 – PM Magazine as guest host