Rex Reed is a television personality, occasional actor and film critic from the United States. He currently writes a column for The New York Observer entitled “On the Town with Rex Reed.” He graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in journalism in 1960.
He then began commenting on movies and plays for the university newspaper, The Daily Reveille, as well as the Baton Rouge newspaper, The Morning Advocate. He traveled to New York after graduating from LSU, intending to find fame as an actor. However, the journalist was employed in the publicity department of 20th Century Fox.
Later in the decade, he gave many interviews to The New York Times and New York. It was the New York Herald Tribune’s Sunday magazine at the time. Rex became music critic for HiFi/Stereo Review after the Herald-Tribune failed in 1966. (now Sound & Vision). He worked there until early 1973.
Rex Reed Age
Rex Reed was born in Fort Worth, Texas in the United States of America on October 2, 1938. He is 83 years old.
Rex Reed Height
Rex stands at 6 ft 1 in/1.85m tall.
Rex Reed Family
On October 2, 1938, in Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America, Rex was born to Jewell (née Smith) and James M. Reed. James worked as a supervisor in an oil company. Rex revealed in an interview with the New York Times that his mother came from a family of ten in Oklahoma. Her second cousins were the Dalton gang. He went on to say that when his grandfather was a child, Jesse James used to rock him on his knee.
Husband Rex Reed
Rex hasn’t revealed details about his love life to the public, so it’s unclear if he’s in a relationship or not. we will update this section soon. He has lived in a two-bedroom unit at The Dakota apartment complex in New York City since 1969. He paid $30,000 for the residence.
Rex Reed training
In 1960, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Louisiana State University.
Salary Rex Reed
Rex earns an annual salary of $88,275.
Rex Reed Net Worth
Rex has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Career of Rex Reed
Rex worked as a film critic for several publications before landing his current position at The New York Observer, including the New York Times, GQ, Women’s Wear Daily and Vogue. For 13 years, the journalist worked as an art critic for the New York Daily News. He also spent five years working as a film critic for the New York Post. He was not offered a ticket to the world premiere of Last Tango at the 1972 New York Film Festival in Paris. This was due to the festival’s perception of him as a New York Daily News columnist rather than a regular film critic. Rex was referred to as a “friend of the festival” by them.
Because he belongs to New York Film Critics Online, his reviews are currently displayed online. In addition, he has written eight books. Rex was one of the highest-paid and most sought-after celebrity profilers in the 1960s and throughout the 1970s. His best-selling celebrity profiles include Valentines & Vitriol, People Are Insane Here, Talks in the Raw and Do You Sleep in the Nude? Rex said Marlee Matlin’s 1986 Best Actress Oscar win for Children of a Lesser God was the result of a “sad vote” for Matlin. He went on to say that he doesn’t act like he’s playing a deaf person.
He currently reviews films for The New York Observer. The journalist occasionally appears in films as an actor. She made an appearance in the 1970 film adaptation of Gore Vidal’s Myra Breckinridge. He also appeared in films such as Superman in 1978, Inchon in 1981, and Irreconcilable Differences in 1984. He often served as a judge on television game shows such as The Gong Show in the late 1970s. He also sat on the judging panel in the 21st Berlin International Film Festival 1971. Rex guest-starred as a voice actor in the animated series The Critic.