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Tex may refer to:

[edit] People

Tex is often used as a nickname for someone having been born and/or raised in the United States state of Texas.

  • Joe Tex (1933–1982), American soul singer most popular during the 1960s and 1970s
  • Tex Avery (1908–1980), American animator, cartoonist, and director, famous for producing animated cartoons
  • Tex Beneke (1914–2000), American saxophonist, singer, and bandleader
  • Tex Brashear (born 1955), American voice actor, previously in radio
  • Tex Perkins (born 1964), Australian rock musician
  • Tex Ritter (1905–1974), American country singer and actor
  • Tex Schramm (1920–2003), original president and general manager of the U.S. National Football League's Dallas Cowboys franchise
  • Tex Williams (1917–1985), American country musician
  • Tex Winter (born 1922), American basketball coach, innovator of the triangle offense
  • Mark Teixeira (born 1980) is a Major League Baseball player

[edit] Entertainment

  • Big Tex, the icon of the annual State Fair of Texas
  • Tex (novel) (1979), by S.E. Hinton
  • Tex (film), a 1982 film based on S.E. Hinton's novel, starring Matt Dillon
  • Tex (Red vs. Blue), a fictional character
  • Tex (THX), a red and silver robot appearing in some animated THX trailers
  • Tex Murphy, the main character of five adventure games from Access Software
  • Tex Willer, a character in an Italian comic book of the same name
  • Tex, a Cadillac Coupe de Ville from the film Cars. His full name is Tex Dinoc)

[edit] See also

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