|Rex Linn Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||November 13, 1956|
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 Sheldon, Lethal Weapon, Better Call Saul, Wyatt Earp, Waco, FBI: The Untold Stories, JAG, The Fugitive, Ghosts of Mississippi, Blast from the Past, Two Tickets to Paradise, and Abominable.
Rex Maynard Linn
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
Race / Ethnicity
- Towering height
- Has often been cast in stern cop characters
Rex Linn Facts
- His family shifted from Hansford County, Texas to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1969.
- During his younger years, he took a part-time job at the Oklahoma City Zoo.
- Rex Linn co-starred as Farmer Hoss in the 2006 monster film, Abominable.
- His CSI: Miami co-stars included actors David Caruso, Emily Procter, Sofia Milos, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Omar Benson Miller, and Jonathan Togo.
- He played the role of a Texas-born homicide detective named Frank Tripp on CSI: Miami.
- 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.
- He has supported several children’s charities and causes related to arts.
- As a producer, he has been a part of projects like American Con and Dark Before Dawn.
- 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.
- Rex Linn is a huge fan of the University of Texas’ football team Longhorns.
- 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.
- Rex Lin and his Cliffhanger co-star Caroline Goodall share the same birthday.
Featured Image by Rex Linn / Instagram