Tex Rickard was born on January 2, 1870 in Sherman, Texas, USA as George Lewis Rickard. He is known for his work on The Joe Gans-Battling Nelson Fight (1906), The Official Motion Pictures of the Heavyweight Boxing Contest Between Gene Tunney and Jack Dempsey (1927) and The Great White Way (1924). He was married to Maxine Hodges. He died on July 6, 1929 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.