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Tex may refer to:


Tex is often used as a nickname for someone from the U.S. state of Texas.

  • Joe Tex (1933–1982), American soul singer most popular during the 1960s and 1970s
  • Robert (Tex) Allen (1906-1998), American film actor
  • Tex Austin (1886-1938), American rodeo promoter
  • Tex Avery (1908–1980), American animator, cartoonist, and director, famous for producing animated cartoons
  • Tex Banwell (1917-1999), British Second World War soldier and decoy for General Bernard Montgomery
  • Tex Beneke (1914–2000), American saxophonist, singer, and bandleader
  • Tex Brashear (born 1955), American voice actor, previously in radio
  • Tex Carleton (1906-1977), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Tex Clevenger (born 1932), American retired Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Randall "Tex" Cobb (born 1950), American boxer and actor
  • Tex Coulter (1924-2007), American National Football League lineman
  • Tex Erwin (1885-1963), American Major League Baseball catcher
  • David Lee "Tex" Hill (1915-2007), American World War II flying ace and brigadier general
  • Tex Hughson (1916-1993), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Tex Irvin (1906–1978), American football player
  • Tex Jeanes (1900-1973), American Major League Baseball player
  • Tex Maule (1915-1981), longtime lead American football writer for Sports Illustrated magazine
  • Tex McDonald (1891-1943), America Major League Baseball player
  • Tex Morton (1916-1983), New Zealand singer, a pioneer of New Zealand and Australian country music
  • Tex Perkins (born 1964), Australian rock musician
  • Tex Rickard (1870-1929), American boxing promoter, founder of the New York Rangers hockey team and builder of the third incarnation of Madison Square Garden
  • Tex Ritter (1905–1974), American country singer and actor
  • Tex Schramm (1920–2003), original president and general manager of the U.S. National Football League's Dallas Cowboys franchise
  • Tex Shirley (1918-1993), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Mark Teixeira (born 1980), Major League Baseball player
  • Charles "Tex" Watson (born 1945), American murderer and former member of the Manson Family
  • Tex Williams (1917–1985), American country musician
  • Tex Winter (born 1922), American basketball coach, innovator of the triangle offense
  • Tex Wisterzil (1888-1964), American baseball player


  • Tex (novel) (1979), by S.E. Hinton
  • Tex (film), a 1982 film based on S.E. Hinton's novel, starring Matt Dillon
  • Tex (Red vs. Blue), a fictional character
  • Tex (THX), a red and silver robot appearing in some animated THX trailers
  • title character of Tex Granger, a 1948 movie serial
  • Tex Murphy, the main character of five adventure games from Access Software
  • Tex Thompson, a DC Comics superhero
  • Tex Willer, a character in an Italian comic book of the same name
  • Tex Dinoc, a character from the 2006 film Cars, a personified Cadillac Coupe de Ville


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