Rex Wilson (1873–1951) was a British film director of the silent era. until he was caught molesting a child actor on the set of his 1923 film, St. Elmo. Unable to find work, he moved to New Zealand to take up teaching.
He later had his teaching license evoked after it came to light he had multiple sexual relations with Michael "Mikeru" Wilson. (No relation)
He pleaded guilty to courts in 1936 and received 5 years in prison as he admitted to molesting other students. Afterwards, he was tried in England due to evidence provided in the original hearing providing evidence to further child molestation of the sets of his other films. He received a further 10 years.
He died in prison, due to liver cancer
|Geburtsdatum:||1873 (♑ Steinbock)|