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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!

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    Ray Charles

    1930-09-23

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Albany

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

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    Ray Romano

    1957-12-21

    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
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    Ray LaMontagne

    1973-06-18

    BirthplaceNashua, New Hampshire, United States of America

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

    1920-08-22

    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
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    Ray J

    1981-01-17

    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
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    Ray Liotta

    1954-12-18

    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
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    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

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

    1964-05-25

    BirthplaceLisburn, United Kingdom

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

    1944-06-21

    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
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    Ray Manzarek

    1939-02-12

    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
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    Ray Milland

    1907-01-03

    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
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    Raymond Carver

    1938-05-25

    BirthplaceClatskanie, Oregon

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

    1917-05-21

    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
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    Ray Kroc

    1902-10-05

    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
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    Ray Mancini

    1961-03-04

    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
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    Ray Price

    1926-01-12

    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
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    Ray Parker, Jr.

    1954-05-01

    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
    8

    BirthplaceUSA, New York, Hempstead

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

    1977-07-15

    BirthplaceKearny, New Jersey

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

    1935-09-05

    BirthplacePoint Pleasant, West Virginia, USA

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

    1957-02-19

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

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

    1947-04-04

    BirthplaceMarion, Illinois

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

    1896-08-30

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

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

    1956-04-03

    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
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    Ray Luzier

    1970-06-14

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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