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Actor Simon Rex initially found mainstream fame as an MTV VJ. After doing a few roles, including Felicity (1998), he performed an acclaimed comedic turn as a spoof-on-Eminem rapper in Scary Movie 3 (2003).
He created alter ego Dirt Nasty, a comedic rap character poking fun at his life as an actor in Hollywood and tours frequently between acting gigs. His latest major role is Dan Sanders on Scary Movie 5 playing Ashley Tisdale’s husband.
In 1995, Rex was introduced to television audiences by MTV who hired Rex to work as a VJ and kept him on the air for over two years.[
In 1999, he was cast in the comedy-drama television series JACK & JILL which aired on The WB channel for two seasons. He appeared as Eli in the TV show Felicity and television guest appearances followed including Baywatch, Everwood and Summerland.
From 2002 to 2003, Rex starred in the first season of The WB’s sitcom What I Like About You. He later appeared on the Lifetime primetime telenovela Monarch Cove which ran for fourteen episodes in 2006. From television into film, Rex has held the lead role in feature films including Scary Movie 3, 4, & 5, Hotel California, Karate Dog, King of the Avenue and Superhero Movie. Rex currently co-stars alongside comedian Nick Swardson in the Comedy Central show, Typical Rick.
Rex entered the music industry in 2005 as a rap artist after becoming friends with and discovering Mickey Avalon Rex adopted his alter-ego Dirt Nasty and formed the rap group Dyslexic Speedreaders with Avalon & Andre Legacy. Rex both produced and was featured on the group’s hit song “My Dick“. Again the group paired with Lil Jon to create the song “What Do You Say” which was featured in 2009’s blockbuster comedy film, The Hangover.
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