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Rex Linn Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Rex Linn Quick Info
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 80 kg
Date of Birth November 13, 1956
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Blue

Rex Linn is an American film and television actor, voiceover artist, and producer who is best known for his role as Frank Tripp in the police procedural drama television series, CSI: Miami. In addition to that, he has also been cast in a number of on-screen projects including Young SheldonLethal WeaponBetter Call SaulWyatt Earp, WacoFBI: The Untold StoriesJAGThe FugitiveGhosts of MississippiBlast from the PastTwo Tickets to Paradise, and Abominable.

Born Name

Rex Maynard Linn

Nick Name


Rex Linn as seen while posing for a picture along with Cara Pifko in February 2020
Rex Linn as seen while posing for a picture along with Cara Pifko in February 2020 (Rex Linn / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Spearman, Hansford County, Texas, United States


Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States




Rex Linn studied at Heritage Hall and Casady School. Later, he got enrolled at Oklahoma State University from where he graduated in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio, Television, and Film.


Actor, Voiceover Artist, Producer


  • Father – James Paul Linn
  • Mother – Darlene (née Deere)
  • Siblings – He has an older brother and a younger sister.


Rex Linn is represented by Fourward, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.




6 ft 4 in or 193 cm


80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Rex has dated –

  1. Reba McEntire (2020-Present) – In October 2020, singer Reba confirmed that she had started dating Rex. In December 2023, it was rumored that the couple had gotten engaged after Reba was spotted wearing a ring on her ring finger. However, she later denied the engagement rumors.

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Rex Linn and Reba McEntire smiling for a picture while enjoying a dinner in January 2020
Rex Linn and Reba McEntire smiling for a picture while enjoying dinner in January 2020 (Rex Linn / Instagram)

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Baldhead
  • Towering height
  • Has often been cast in stern cop characters

Rex Linn Facts

  1. His family shifted from Hansford County, Texas to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1969.
  2. During his younger years, he took a part-time job at the Oklahoma City Zoo.
  3. Rex Linn co-starred as Farmer Hoss in the 2006 monster film, Abominable.
  4. His CSI: Miami co-stars included actors David Caruso, Emily ProcterSofia MilosMegalyn Echikunwoke, Omar Benson Miller, and Jonathan Togo.
  5. He played the role of a Texas-born homicide detective named Frank Tripp on CSI: Miami.
  6. In 2016, Rex Linn started appearing as Kevin Wachtell, chairman of Mesa Verde Bank and Trust and a client of HHM and Kim, in the television legal crime drama series, Better Call Saul.
  7. He has supported several children’s charities and causes related to arts.
  8. As a producer, he has been a part of projects like American Con and Dark Before Dawn.
  9. He can be seen playing the character of Tom Petersen, the principal of Medford High, in the comedy series, Young Sheldon, which is a spin-off prequel to The Big Bang Theory.
  10. Rex Linn is a huge fan of the University of Texas’ football team Longhorns.
  11. He served as a celebrity award presenter at the National Association of Police Organizations TOP COPS award ceremony in Washington D.C. on May 12, 2007.
  12. Rex Lin and his Cliffhanger co-star Caroline Goodall share the same birthday.
  13. In August 2021, Rex and Reba McEntire were tested positive for coronavirus, after they were both vaccinated.

Featured Image by Rex Linn / Instagram

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