Rex Garner

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Rex Garner was a British born actor and director. He was born in 1921 in Wolverhampton, England.[1] He died 17 May 2015 at the age of 94.[2]

Among his many British TV appearances he co-starred in My Wife and I. In 1968 he went to South Africa to join the Academy Theatre, and settled there in 1974. In 1979 joined Pieter Toerien acting and directing plays until 1999. In 1981 he was the director of Tommie Meyer's film "Birds of Paradise". He returned to the UK in the early 2000s.[3]

He was named the best actor in 1983 at the Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards for his role as Farther Tim in Mass Appeal.


  1. ^ "Rex Garner". IMDb. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  2. ^ SASSEN, ROBYN (24 May 2015). "Obituary: Rex Garner, gifted comic actor and theatre director". The Sunday Times (South Africa). Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  3. ^ "VISITING MR. GREEN". Vienna‘s English Theatre. Retrieved 11 October 2015.