BJ was born on 1 june 1991 in Ingolstadt (nearby München, Germany).His weight is 38 kilograms. He lives with Teresha Ann Miller on the Animal-Action Farm in Hollywood. Teresa chose Rex as candidate when he was 20 months old and after 5 months training he was ready for his first shooting. Rex was trained in English, but German wasn't a problem for him. His favorite snack is Dutch "Goudse" cheese. BJ died in 2003.
Rhett was born in 1996 or 1997. Rhett plays Rex from 1999, because Reginald became too old. Rhett had already played a role as young Rex in the movie in 1997. This dog was also trained by Theresa Ann Miller. Rhett died in 2012.
Henry is the latest dog that plays Rex since the 10th season for RaiUno. The dogs looks a lot more like BJ then Rex. Henry is trained by Theresa Ann Miller. Henry is 8 years in the 2nd season from Italy (2009). Quite an age. BJ already retired when he was 8. Henry died the 27th of May, just 2 months before his 14th birthday.
Played Rex in 4th/5th Season of the Italian series
Died: March 2015
Born: 11 July 1959 in Innsbruck(Nothern of Tirol, Austria)
Tobias played the first boss of Rex for about 3 years. When it was sure that he wanted to quit Rex there were a lot of rumours about who would substitute him. The first who was named was his brother Gregor Bloéb ( his artistname is Moretti), but that wasn't true, it was Gedeon Burkhard. Tobias is married with Julia Wilhelm and has 1 daughter Antonia. He has/ had a German Stephard called Pico. I don't know of his dog is still alive.
Tobias has played in some other serie than Rex en in some movies. Here is a list of some of the movies he had a role in.
- 1988 Der Fluchen
- 1990 Der Rotige Ritter
- 1995 Workaholic
- Mia, Meines Lebens
- 1998 Dem Mörder verfallen
- 1999 Die und der Tot
- 1999 Alphamann
- en Das Ewige Lied
Born: 3 July 1969 in München, Germany
Gedeon played in different movies and series. Black beauty(when he was 10 years old!)and the movie Abgeschminkt are just 2 of them. He made is first appearance in Rex in the episode 'Amok' (season 1).
He has one sister. Is 1.78m and his weight is about 72 kilos.
Born the 29th of August 1963 in Vienna
Karl played assistant Stockinger for 29 episodes. After that he got his own series Stockinger which lasted only one season. Now he is more famous for the Oscar-winning movie The Counterfeiters (Die Fälscher)
Born: 19 May 1963 Spittal (Southern Austria) . He has 2 kids.
He has played in the following movies: Erwin und Julia, 1945, Schwarze Tage and more.He quitted Rex to go back to the theaters.
Wolf was born in 1961 in Vienna. He went to a playschool in Linz. Since 1989he played in different movies.
1. Erwin und Julia (1990) - Darsteller
2. Hund und Katz (1991) - Darsteller (Breithofer)
3. Cappuccino Melange (1992) - Darsteller (Kontrolleur)
4. Dieses naive Verlangen (1993) - Darsteller
Born: 21st of March 1940 in Vienna
Died: 14th of April 2010 Salzburg
Gerhard was educated at the Salzburger Mozarteum. He played in a different tv-series. He is the longest appearing actor in Rex. In the 10th season he appears some episodes.
Martin Weinek was born in 1964 in Leoben.
He is one of the few who is also in the Italian series of Rex. Even though it's just a small role.
He lives in Vienna and is married. He also had a vineyard near Heiligenbrunn(Austria).
Elke was born on 25th March 1970 in a german city called Lehnich. Her mother was half Dutch. Elke can write and speak Dutch herself.
Alexander was born on the 13th of June 1970 in Vienna. He studied in the USA at a playschool. He made his first appearence in Rex in 1994 in the episode 'Blutspuren'
Alexander is not a tall man only 1.63m just like Heinz Weixelbraun.
Kaspar Capparoni was born on the 1st of August 1964 in Rome (Italy). He has 2 kids.