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Who Is The Most Famous Raymond Or Ray In The World?

Updated January 11, 2021 783 votes 23 voters 15.4k views94 items

List RulesVote up all of the Raymonds and Rays you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Raymond or Ray can you think of? The famous Raymonds and Rays below have many different professions, including notable actors named Raymond, famous athletes named Raymond, and even musicians named Raymond.

Ray Romano is certainly one of the most famous Raymonds on this list. One of the famous actors named Raymond, he is best known for starring in the hilarious sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. His notable films include The Big Sick and The Irishman.

Another of the famous people with the first name Ray is Ray Charles. One of the singers named Ray, he was a soul music pioneer. “Georgia On My Mind,” “Hit the Road Jack,” and “I Got a Woman” are among his biggest hits.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous men named Raymond or Ray? Just add them to the list!

  • Ray Charles1

    Ray Charles


    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Albany

    Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), professionally known as simply Ray...  more

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  • Ray Romano2

    Ray Romano


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Raymond Albert Romano (born December 21, 1957) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and...  more

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  • Ray LaMontagne3

    Ray LaMontagne


    BirthplaceNashua, New Hampshire, United States of America

    Raymond Charles Jack "Ray" LaMontagne (; born June 18, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter...  more
  • Ray Bradbury4

    Ray Bradbury


    BirthplaceWaukegan, Illinois, United States of America

    Ray Douglas Bradbury (; August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012) was an American author and...  more

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  • Ray J5

    Ray J


    BirthplaceMcComb, Mississippi, United States of America

    William Raymond Norwood Jr. (born January 17, 1981), known professionally as Ray J, is an...  more

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  • Ray Liotta6

    Ray Liotta


    BirthplaceUSA, Newark, New Jersey

    Raymond Allen Liotta (Italian: [liˈɔtta]; born December 18, 1954) is an American actor, film...  more

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  • Raymond Chandler7

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Raymond Thornton Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959) was an American-British novelist...  more
  • Ray Stevenson8

    Ray Stevenson


    BirthplaceLisburn, United Kingdom

    George Raymond Stevenson (born 25 May 1964) is a Northern Irish actor. He is known for playing...  more
  • Ray Davies9

    Ray Davies


    BirthplaceEurasia, London Borough of Barnet, United Kingdom, London, England

    Sir Raymond Douglas Davies, ( DAY-viz; born 21 June 1944) is an English singer, songwriter...  more

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  • Ray Manzarek10

    Ray Manzarek


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Raymond Daniel Manzarek Jr. (né Manczarek; February 12, 1939 – May 20, 2013) was an American...  more

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  • Ray Milland11

    Ray Milland


    BirthplaceNeath, United Kingdom

    Ray Milland (born Alfred Reginald Jones, 3 January 1907 – 10 March 1986) was a Welsh-American...  more

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  • Raymond Carver12

    Raymond Carver


    BirthplaceClatskanie, Oregon

    Raymond Clevie Carver Jr. (May 25, 1938 – August 2, 1988) was an American short-story writer...  more
  • Raymond Burr13

    Raymond Burr


    BirthplaceNew Westminster, Canada

    Raymond William Stacy Burr (May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993) was a Canadian American actor,...  more

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  • Ray Kroc14

    Ray Kroc


    BirthplaceOak Park, Illinois, United States of America

    Raymond Albert "Ray" Kroc (October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984) was an American fast-food...  more
  • Ray Mancini15

    Ray Mancini


    BirthplaceYoungstown, Ohio, United States of America

    Raymond Michael Mancini (born March 4, 1961), best known as Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, is an...  more

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  • Ray Price16

    Ray Price


    BirthplacePerryville, Texas, USA

    Noble Ray Price (January 12, 1926 – December 16, 2013) was an American country music singer,...  more

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  • Ray Parker, Jr.17

    Ray Parker, Jr.


    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA

    Ray Erskine Parker Jr. (born May 1, 1954) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record...  more

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  • Raymond J. Barry18

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Hempstead

    Raymond John Barry (born March 14, 1939) is an American film, television, and stage actor....  more
  • Ray Toro19

    Ray Toro


    BirthplaceKearny, New Jersey

    Raymond "Ray" Toro is an American musician who served as lead guitarist and co-founder of the...  more
  • Ray Stevens20

    Ray Stevens


    BirthplacePoint Pleasant, West Virginia, USA

    Carl Ray Stevens (September 5, 1935 – May 3, 1996), better known as Ray "The Crippler" Stevens...  more
  • Ray Winstone21

    Ray Winstone


    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    Raymond Andrew Winstone (; born 19 February 1957) is an English film and television actor. He...  more
  • Ray Fosse22

    Ray Fosse


    BirthplaceMarion, Illinois

    Raymond Earl Fosse (born April 4, 1947 in Marion, Illinois) is an American former professional...  more
  • Raymond Massey23

    Raymond Massey


    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Raymond Hart Massey (August 30, 1896 – July 29, 1983) was a Canadian actor, known for his...  more
  • Ray Combs24

    Ray Combs


    BirthplaceHamilton, Ohio, United States of America

    Raymond Neil Combs Jr. (April 3, 1956 – June 2, 1996) was an American stand-up comedian,...  more

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  • Ray Luzier25

    Ray Luzier


    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Raymond Lee "Ray" Luzier (born June 14, 1970) is an American drummer. He is the drummer of the...  more