Simon Rex

Simon Rex
Simon Rex
Born Simon Rex Cutright
July 20, 1974 (1974-07-20) (age 37)
San Francisco, California
Occupation Actor, Comedian, TV host, Recording Artist, Rapper
Years active 1992–present

Simon Rex (born July 20, 1974)[1] is an American actor, comedian, television host and recording artist. He is known for starring as Jeff Campbell in What I Like About You, during the first season.


Early life

Rex was born Simon Rex Cutright in San Francisco, California, and is the only child of Paul and Zoe Cutright, a relationship coach and an environmental consultant.[citation needed]


Adult Films

In 1993, at age 19, he appeared solo in scenes for three masturbation porn films, Young, Hard & Solo II; Young, Hard & Solo III; and Hot Sessions III.[2]


In 1995, MTV hired Rex to work as a VJ and kept him on the air for over two years.[3] After being let go by MTV during an update to its VJ line-up, and after his adult video work became more widely known, his notability and popularity increased.

He was once featured on an episode of MTV Cribs.

Rex began to pursue mainstream acting and in 1999 was cast in the television show Jack & Jill, which ran for two seasons. He appeared as "Eli" in the TV show Felicity and television guest appearances followed including Baywatch, Everwood, and Summerland. In 2002, the pilot for the show What I Like About You was picked up by The WB, which now has become The CW. Rex starred in the first season. He later appeared on the Lifetime show, Monarch Cove which ran for 11 episodes in 2006. He also co-produced a pilot for a show called Rex, with supporting roles performed by Paris Hilton, Lance Bass and Jaime Pressley.

Rex has appeared in The Forsaken, Scary Movie 3, Scary Movie 4 and The Karate Dog. He also starred in National Lampoon's Pledge This! with Paris Hilton.


Rex entered the music industry as a rap artist after becoming friends with Mickey Avalon. Rex adopted the stage name "Dirt Nasty" and formed the rap group, Dyslexic Speedreaders, along with Mickey Avalon, Andre Legacy, and Beardo. Rex often toured with the group and collaborated to create the Shoot To Kill mixtape. The group ended abruptly, as Mickey Avalon left due to personal problems involving Rex and Andre Legacy. Rex still remains close to Andre Legacy and Beardo. He also collaborates with other artists such as Andy Milonakis and Rich Hil. In 2007, he released his self titled debut album. Rex appeared on Paris Hilton's My New BFF in his "Dirt Nasty" persona and in Kesha's video for her song "Tik Tok". He appeared in the LMFAO music video for "Yes" and "Sexy and I Know It" . He rapped at the conclusion of Charlie Sheen's "Torpedo of Truth" show in Detroit but did not perform at the show's second presentation in Chicago the next day.[4]

In 2011, Rex performed at The Piano Room, a Kings Cross nightclub in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Rex was involved in a minor incident at the nightclub, jointly owned by John Ibrahim and investors, including Kyle Sandilands, where a customer allegedly took a microphone from Rex and assaulted him. It was alleged that Rex, in self-defense, punched the man, and was defended by associates of the Bra Boys.[5] Rex was also a co-owner of the nyc nightclub Plumm with partners Noel Ashman Samantha Ronson and Chris Noth. Plumm is now closed.[citation needed] In November of 2011 Rex performed as Dirt Nasty with KC rapper Mac Lethal. Mac Lethal is known for being one of if not the fastest rapper currently. They performed at Mosaic night club in KCMO entertainment district.


Year Title Role Notes
1993 Young, Hard & Solo #2 Sebastian Adult film
Young, Hard & Solo #3 Sebastian Brad Posey's
1994 Hot Sessions 3 Sebastian 97 AVN Awards Winner
1996 Baywatch Himself TV series - 1 episode
1998 Snapped Himself
1999 Katie Joplin Tiger French TV series
Felicity Eli TV series - 4 episodes
Jack & Jill Michael 'Mikey' Russo TV series - 32 episodes
2000 Hot Sessions 11 Sebastian Adult film - archive footage
Hot Sessions 12 Sebastian Adult film - archive footage
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth Slab O'Beef
2001 Drum Solo Blondie
Going Greek Thompson
The Forsaken Pen
2002 What I Like About You Jeff Campbell 1 season - 22 episodes
2003 Scary Movie 3 George Logan Lead Role
2004 The Karate Dog Det. Peter Fowler
Summerland Sun TV series - 2 episodes
She Wants to Move Hot Guy Music video by N*E*R*D
2005 Cuts Harrison TV series - 2 episodes
Everwood Cliff Fenton TV series - 1 episode
2006 Mindy and Brenda Josh TV movie
Scary Movie 4 George Logan Cameo
Pledge This! Derek
Monarch Cove Eddie Lucas TV series - 14 episodes
Rise: Blood Hunter Hank
2008 Hotel California Pete
Superhero Movie Human Torch
2009 2 Dudes and a Dream Dirt Nasty
Silver Street John
Rex Simon TV movie
The Truth About Angels Kane Connor
Sonny Dreamweaver Hunter
TiK ToK Barry Music video by Kesha
2010 Slightly Single in L.A. J.P. Cipoletti post-production
Boy Toy Clive post-production
King of the Avenue Taz post-production
Yes Dirt Nasty Music Video by LMFAO
Nick Swardson's Pretend Time Brian TV Series - 1 episode
2011 Sexy and I Know It Bicycle Man Music Video by LMFAO


Year Album Record label Type of label
2007 Dirt Nasty Shoot to Kill Music Indie
2010 The White Album
2010 Nasty As I Wanna Be Shoot to Kill Music
Preceded by
Rex Chandler One on One
AVN Awards for Best Gay Solo Video
for Hot Sessions 3

Succeeded by
Titan Men–Alone in the Backwoods


External links

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