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Actor known as “The Arizona Cowboy” who starred in numerous Disney Westerns and nature films, earning him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He got his first guitar from his father, at age 11, and after high school a brief stint on the rodeo circuit, went to sing on the radio.
After becoming a popular singer with his 1949 hit, Afraid, he signed with Republic Pictures to make more than a dozen musical westerns.
He grew up in Mud Springs Canyon, near Willcox, Arizona, where his father performed in local functions playing the fiddle. His son, Rex Allen, Jr., became a popular country singer.
Slim Pickens was a common co-star of his in the Republic Pictures films.
How did Rex Allen die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||78 years|
|Death date||December 17, 1999|
|Place of death||Tucson, Arizona, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|