Rex Taylor Reed (born October 2, 1938) is an American film critic and former co-host of the syndicated television show At the Movies. He currently writes the column "On the Town with Rex Reed" for The New York Observer.
Reed was born in Fort Worth, Texas, the son of Jewell (née Smith) and James M. Reed, an oil company supervisor.
He has also acted occasionally, as in the movie version of Gore Vidal's Myra Breckinridge. Reed has also appeared in the films Inchon! and Superman (as himself). Reed was also a regular on the TV show The Gong Show in the late '70s. Reed also served on the jury at the 21st Berlin International Film Festival in 1971. He has also guest voiced as himself on the animated series The Critic.