Rex Smith

Born Sep 19, 1955

Rex Smith is an American actor and singer. Smith debuted in the Broadway play Grease in 1978. He is noted for his role as Jesse Mach in the 1985 television series Street Hawk, as well as being a singer and stage actor. During the late 1970s, Smith was popular as a teen idol. Because of his good looks, he was featured regularly in 16 Magazine and Tiger Beat. He also had a gold Top 10 single, "You Take My Breath Away," in 1979.… Read More

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1955 Birth Born on September 19, 1955.


1978 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Smith debuted in the Broadway play Grease in 1978. … Read More
1979 23 Years Old 1 More Event
He also had a gold Top 10 single, "You Take My Breath Away," in 1979. … Read More
1981 25 Years Old In 1981, Smith hit the top 40 again with a remake of "Everlasting Love", in a duet with singer Rachel Sweet. … Read More
1982 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Smith performed live at the 1982 Miss Universe beauty pageant main event night, held in Lima, PerĂº.
1985 29 Years Old Smith is best known for his role as motorcycle police officer Jesse Mach in the short-running 1985 television series Street Hawk, but he has also made guest appearances on a variety of television shows, such as The Love Boat, Baywatch, Caroline in the City and JAG. … Read More


1989 33 Years Old In 1989, Smith played Daredevil a.k.a. … Read More
1990 34 Years Old From 1990 through 1992, Smith was a contract player on the CBS daytime drama, As the World Turns, in the role of Darryl Crawford.
1995 39 Years Old Smith has appeared in other Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including The Scarlet Pimpernel, Grand Hotel, The Human Comedy, and Annie Get Your Gun. He played Joe Gillis opposite Diahann Carroll as Norma Desmond in the 1995 Canadian production of Sunset Boulevard.


1997 41 Years Old …  Father and son met for the first time in 1997, during Smith's appearance in the musical "Sunset Boulevard" when he was signing autographs. … Read More
2000 44 Years Old His last album was released in 2000 and entitled Simply Rex. … Read More
2001 45 Years Old Smith also starred as Fred Graham/Petruchio in the 2001-2002 national tour of Kiss Me, Kate.


2009 53 Years Old Smith work on an album to be released in late 2009.
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