Just Because I Like This Photo of Rex Beach, Writer and Olympic Medalist

Rex Beach

Rex Beach

Rex Beach wrote many popular novels and plays, including the spectacularly successful The Spoilers (1906). This work alone has been adapted for film five times. He also won a silver medal at the 1904 Olympics. Event: Men’s (Team Competition) Water Polo. He committed suicide in 1949.

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6 thoughts on “Just Because I Like This Photo of Rex Beach, Writer and Olympic Medalist

    • Hahaha! He was actually a well-educated young man who went to law school. 🙂 Of course, his post-schooling, pre-fame life was really interesting. He was a gold prospector in Alaska during the big Klondike Gold rush and then he won an Olympic medal.

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