Rexford George Holman (born 1935)[1] is an American film and television actor.[1]

Rex Holman
Born
Rexford George Holman

1935 (age 87–88)
Oklahoma, U.S.
Occupation(s)Film and television actor
Years active1959–1989

Holman was born in Oklahoma. He began his screen career in 1959, appearing in the anthology television series The Millionaire. In 1960 he made his film debut in Ma Barker's Killer Brood. Holman made several appearances in the western television series Gunsmoke,[1] his first appearance being in the episode "Small Water".[2]

Holman guest-starred in television programs including Bonanza, Tales of Wells Fargo, Rawhide, The Virginian, Mission: Impossible, Mannix, The Twilight Zone,[3] Land of the Giants, The Big Valley, The Deputy, The Fall Guy, The Streets of San Francisco, Wagon Train,The Rifleman, Death Valley Days, Daniel Boone, Lawman[4][5] and Star Trek.[6] He also played the recurring role of India in the western television series The Road West. His final television credit was from the television series Wildside in 1985.[citation needed]

Holman's film appearances included The Hindenburg, Young Jesse James, The Quick Gun, The Outlaws Is Coming, The Oscar, The Wrecking Crew, When the North Wind Blows, The Cool Ones, Joy in the Morning, Your Cheatin' Heart and Escape to Witch Mountain.[7] His final film credit was in the 1989 film Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Ward, Jack (1993). Television Guest Stars: An Illustrated Career Chronicle for 678 Performers of the Sixties and Seventies. McFarland. p. 244. ISBN 9780899508078 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ Armstrong, Stephen (August 23, 2011). Andrew V. McLaglen: The Life and Hollywood Career. McFarland. p. 155. ISBN 9780786486700 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ Abbott, Jon (June 14, 2015). Irwin Allen Television Productions, 1964–1970: A Critical History of Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Lost in Space, The Time Tunnel and Land of the Giants. McFarland. p. 307. ISBN 9780786486625 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ "Composer-Actor Plays Lead Role". Montreal Gazette. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. December 22, 1960. p. 9. Retrieved July 18, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.  
  5. ^ "On His Way Up". The Daily Times. New Philadelphia, Ohio. January 7, 1961. p. 10. Retrieved July 18, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.  
  6. ^ Kenneth Muir, John (June 21, 2010). An Analytical Guide to Television's One Step Beyond, 1959–1961. McFarland. p. 163. ISBN 9780786455348 – via Google Books.
  7. ^ McKay, James (February 7, 2020). Ray Milland: The Films, 1929–1984. McFarland. p. 268. ISBN 9781476678870 – via Google Books.

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