Mini Tribute: Child Actor Rex Downing

Born April 21, 1925 Child Actor Rex Downing!

Rex Downing appeared in over 25 films but is probably best known for his roles as the young Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights and the young Juan in Blood and Sand.

Rex Downing Child ActorRex Downing (above), and Rex Downing (below) as Young Heathcliff with Sarita Wooton as Young Cathy in Wuthering Heights (1939, director William Wyler)

Rex Downing as Young Heathcliff with Sarita Wooton as Young Cathy in Wuthering Heights (1939, director William Wyler)Young Heathcliff: Let all the world confess, that there is not in all the world a more beautiful damsel than the Princess Catherine of Yorkshire.
Young Cathy: But I – I’m still your slave.
Young Heathcliff: No, Cathy. I now make you my queen. Whatever happens out there, here you will always be my queen.

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–Annmarie for Classic Movie Hub

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