Rex Ingram

Actor
Accomplished stage performer whose screen appearances, owing to prevailing racial attitudes in Hollywood, were intermittent. Ingram was outstanding in Vincente Minnelli's all-black production, "Cabin in the Sky" (1943) ... Read more »
Born: 10/19/1895 in Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (16)

Journey to Shiloh 1968 (Movie)

Jacob (Actor)

Hurry Sundown 1967 (Movie)

Professor Thurlow (Actor)

Your Cheatin' Heart 1963 (Movie)

Teetot (Actor)

Desire in the Dust 1960 (Movie)

Burt Crane (Actor)

Elmer Gantry 1960 (Movie)

Preacher (Actor)

Escort West 1958 (Movie)

Nelson (Actor)

God's Little Acre 1958 (Movie)

Uncle Felix (Actor)

Anna Lucasta 1957 (Movie)

Joe Lucasta (Actor)

Moonrise 1948 (Movie)

Mose (Actor)

A Thousand and One Nights 1945 (Movie)

Giant (Actor)

Cabin in the Sky 1942 (Movie)

Lucius/Lucifer, Jr. (Actor)

Sahara 1942 (Movie)

Sgt. Major Tambul (Actor)

The Thief of Bagdad 1939 (Movie)

Djinni--The Genie (Actor)

Tarzan of the Apes (Movie)

(Actor)

The Green Pastures (Movie)

Adam (Actor)
Director (4)

Scaramouche 1922 (Movie)

(Director)

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 1920 (Movie)

(Director)

Mare Nostrum (Movie)

(Director)

The Conquering Power (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (3)

Scaramouche 1922 (Movie)

(Producer)

Mare Nostrum (Movie)

(Producer)

The Conquering Power (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Accomplished stage performer whose screen appearances, owing to prevailing racial attitudes in Hollywood, were intermittent. Ingram was outstanding in Vincente Minnelli's all-black production, "Cabin in the Sky" (1943) and he was also delightful as the genie in "The Thief of Bagdad" (1940). Not to be confused with silent screen director Rex Ingram.

EDUCATION

Northwestern Medical School

Milestones

1920

Motion picture debut

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