Rex M. Best

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Rex M. Best is an award winning American soap opera writer. He was a staff script writer on "The Young and the Restless" for fifteen years (1987-2002). He currently writes scripts for Y&R's sister soap, "The Bold and the Beautiful." He has won seven Emmys for Best Writing (three for Y&R and four for B&B) and a Writers Guild Award. He currently lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Prior to his daytime writing career, he taught students with autism in the Greensboro school system.[1]

Positions held[edit]

The Bold and the Beautiful

  • Script Writer (July 2003 - June 2005; October 12, 2005 - January 7, 2008; April 2008 – Present)
  • Script Editor (July 25, 2005 - September 8, 2005)

The Young and the Restless

  • Script Writer (September 1987 - July 2002) (15 years)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Daytime Emmy Awards

  • WINS: (1992, 1997 & 2000: Best Writing, The Young And The Restless); 2010: Best Writing, The Bold and the Beautiful; 2012: Best Writing, The Bold and the Beautiful; 2015: Best Writing, The Bold and the Beautiful,
  • NOMINATIONS: (2007: Best Writing, The Bold and the Beautiful; 2006: Best Writing, The Bold And The Beautiful); (1990-1991, 1993-1995, 1998-1999, 2001 & 2003; Best Writing; The Young And The Restless)

Writers Guild of America Award

  • WIN: (2002 Season; The Young and The Restless)
  • NOMINATIONS: (1999 & 2001 Season; The Young and The Restless)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seward, Carla Kucinski (October 29, 2009). "Dream Job: Writing for a Soap Opera". Go Triad. Greensboro, NC. Retrieved October 31, 2009.