Rex Reed

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Birthday
2, 1938
Birthplace
Fort Worth, TX
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1938 (age 79)
Birthplace
Fort Worth, TX

About

Movie critic and newspaper columnist known for co-hosting the television program At the Movies. He also penned a popular New York Observer column called "On the Town with Rex Reed."

Before Fame

Early in his career, he worked as a cinema and arts critic for the New York Post and the New York Daily News.

Trivia

An occasional actor, he appeared on The Gong Show and in the film version of Myra Breckinridge.

Family Life

He grew up in Fort Worth, Texas as the son of James and Jewell Reed. He later attended Louisiana State University.

Associated With

He and Roger Ebert were both prominent film critics and one-time hosts of At the Movies.