Rex Trailer

American television personality

Rexford "Rex" Trailer (September 16, 1928 – January 9, 2013) was an American actor, singer, cowboy, producer, and television personality who was known for hosting his cowboy television show Boomtown.

Rex Trailer
Rex Trailer meets a young fan in Worcester, Massachusetts, on December 10, 2006
Rexford Traylor

(1928-09-16)September 16, 1928
DiedJanuary 9, 2013(2013-01-09) (aged 84)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Cause of deathPneumonia
OccupationCowboy, actor, singer, film producer
Years active1947–2013

Trailer was born on September 16, 1928 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was raised in Fort Worth and spent most of his adult life in the Boston, Massachusetts area. He was married to Cindy Trailer from 1955 until her death in 2011. They had one child. Trailer died on January 9, 2013 in Miami, Florida from pneumonia, aged 84.[1]


  1. "Beloved Boston Cowboy Rex Trailer Dies". Boston Herald. Retrieved 2013-01-10.

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