Rex Bell

Actor and Politician
Born Oct 16, 1903

Rex Bell, born George Francis Beldam, was an American actor and politician. He was the Lieutenant Governor of Nevada and a western movie star. Rex was born in Chicago and married actress Clara Bow in 1931. They had two sons, Tony Beldon (born 1934, changed name to Rex Anthony Bell, Jr. ) and George Beldon, Jr. (born 1938). In 1931, Rex and Clara founded the Walking Box Ranch.… Read More

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1903 Birth Born on October 16, 1903.


1931 27 Years Old Rex was born in Chicago and married actress Clara Bow in 1931. … Read More


1944 40 Years Old In 1944 Bell ran for the United States House of Representatives on the Republican ticket against Democrat Berkeley Bunker. … Read More
1948 44 Years Old Bell was the leader of the Nevada Republican Party and in 1948 was an alternate to the Republican National Convention. … Read More


1954 50 Years Old The ties Bell forged during those years helped him win the lieutenant governor's office in 1954. … Read More
1958 54 Years Old In 1958 Democrat Grant Sawyer unseated Russell, but Bell won re-election as lieutenant governor.
1962 58 Years Old 1 More Event
He appeared in the film with actress Marilyn Monroe, who died a month after Rex in the summer of 1962. … Read More
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