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Famous People Named Raymond 

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List of famous people named Raymond, along with photos. How many celebrities named Ray can you think of? The famous Raymonds below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Ray, athletes named Raymond, and even political figures named Ray. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Raymond? Add them to the list.

Chances are if your parents gave you the name Ray, you might want to play pro sports. Ray Lewis of the Ravens being the most famous Ray athlete. Other famous Rays or Davies, lead singer of The Kinks, and you may not know who Ray Kroc is, but you surely know his business;a small restaurant chain called McDonald’s. Kroc is just one of a handful offamous people named Raymond to break through to the mainstream. A few othersfamous Raymonds worth mentioning are Romano, the comic turned sitcom star, Liotta, the intense actor beloved for his turn in "Goodfellas."

Ray Lewis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 43

Birthplace: Bartow, Florida, United States of America

Raymond Anthony Lewis Jr. (born May 15, 1975) is a former American football linebacker who played all of his 17-year professional career for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League ...more

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Ray Charles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Dec. at 74 (1930-2004)

Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States of America

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), professionally known as simply Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer. Among friends and fellow ...more

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Ray Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 43

Birthplace: Merced, California, United States of America

Walter Ray Allen Jr. (born July 20, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player. He played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and was inducted into the ...more

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#34 of 870 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #1,305 of 2,181 The Best Athletes Of All Time #9 of 133 The Best Boston Celtics of All Time

Ray Nitschke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Dec. at 62 (1936-1998)

Birthplace: USA, Elmwood Park, Illinois

Raymond Ernest Nitschke (December 29, 1936 – March 8, 1998) was a professional American football middle linebacker who spent his entire 15-year National Football League (NFL) career with the ...more

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Raymond Berry is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 82

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

Raymond Emmett Berry Jr. (born February 27, 1933) is a former American football player and coach in the National Football League (NFL). He played as a split end for the Baltimore Colts from 1955 ...more

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#40 of 248 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time #155 of 1,537 The Best Football Players Ever #37 of 38 The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '90s

Ray Romano is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 61

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Raymond Albert Romano (born December 21, 1957) is an American stand-up comedian, actor and screenwriter. He is best known for his role on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, for which he ...more

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Ray Liotta is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 64

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Raymond Allen Liotta (Italian: [liˈɔtta]; born December 18, 1954) is an American actor, film producer, and voice actor. Liotta is known for his portrayal of Henry Hill in the crime drama ...more

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Ray Liotta Has Had A Way More Interesting Career Than You Ever Thought #116 of 285 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today #137 of 1,139 The Best Actors in Film History

Ray Rice is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 32

Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York

Raymell Mourice Rice (born January 22, 1987) is a former American football running back who played his entire professional career with the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). ...more

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Ray J is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 38

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

William Raymond Norwood Jr. (born January 17, 1981), known professionally as Ray J, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, television personality, actor, and entrepreneur. Born in McComb, ...more

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#930 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time #182 of 188 The Best Rappers From Los Angeles #20 of 128 The Worst People in the History of Reality TV

Ray Winstone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 62

Birthplace: Homerton, United Kingdom

Raymond Andrew Winstone (; born 19 February 1957) is an English film and television actor. He is mostly known for his "hard man" roles beginning with his role as Carlin in the 1979 ...more

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Ray Bradbury is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Dec. at 92 (1920-2012)

Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States of America

Ray Douglas Bradbury (; August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012) was an American author and screenwriter. He worked in a variety of genres, including fantasy, science fiction, horror, and mystery ...more

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Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 34

Birthplace: Marion, South Carolina

Raymond Bernard Felton, Jr. (born June 26, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Felton ...more

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#548 of 870 The Top NBA Players Of All Time #141 of 162 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History #19 of 51 The Greatest UNC Tar Heels Basketball Players of All Time

Ray Bourque is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 58

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Raymond Jean Bourque (born December 28, 1960) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He currently holds records for most career goals, assists, and points by a defenceman in the ...more
Ray Davies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 74

Birthplace: Fortis Green, London, United Kingdom

Sir Raymond Douglas Davies, ( DAY-viz; born 21 June 1944) is an English singer, songwriter and musician. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the Kinks, which he leads ...more

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#159 of 265 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters #136 of 668 The Best Rock Vocalists #357 of 1,043 The Best Singers of All Time

Ray Milland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Dec. at 79 (1907-1986)

Birthplace: Neath, United Kingdom

Ray Milland (born Alfred Reginald Jones, 3 January 1907 – 10 March 1986) was a Welsh-American actor and film director. His screen career ran from 1929 to 1985, and he is best remembered for his ...more

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#121 of 273 The Greatest British Actors of All Time #344 of 1,139 The Best Actors in Film History #355 of 2,004 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

Ray Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 54

Birthplace: Lisburn, United Kingdom

George Raymond Stevenson (born 25 May 1964) is a Northern Irish actor. He is known for playing Titus Pullo in the BBC/HBO television series Rome (2005–2007) and in film as Dagonet in King Arthur ...more
Raymond Burr is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Dec. at 76 (1917-1993)

Birthplace: New Westminster, Canada

Raymond William Stacy Burr (May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993) was a Canadian American actor, primarily known for his title roles in the television dramas Perry Mason and Ironside. He was ...more

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#394 of 1,139 The Best Actors in Film History #289 of 330 The Coolest Actors Ever #521 of 2,004 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

Ray Clemence is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 70

Birthplace: Skegness, United Kingdom

Raymond Neal "Ray" Clemence, (born 5 August 1948) is a former England international football goalkeeper and was part of the Liverpool team of the 1970s. He is one of only 25 players to ...more

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#222 of 1,419 The Best Soccer Players of All Time #99 of 230 The Best Soccer Goalies of All Time #2 of 18 The Best Liverpool Keepers Of All Time

Raymond Chandler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Dec. at 71 (1888-1959)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Raymond Thornton Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959) was an American-British novelist and screenwriter. In 1932, at the age of forty-four, Chandler became a detective fiction writer after ...more

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Ray Manzarek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Dec. at 74 (1939-2013)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Raymond Daniel Manzarek Jr. (né Manczarek; February 12, 1939 – May 20, 2013) was an American musician, singer, producer, film director, and author, best known as a member of The Doors ...more

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Raymond Kopa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 87

Birthplace: Nœux-les-Mines, France

Raymond Kopa (French pronunciation: ​[ʁɛmɔ̃ kɔpa]; birth name Raymond Kopaszewski; 13 October 1931 – 3 March 2017) was a French footballer, integral to the French national team of the 1950s. At ...more

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#294 of 1,419 The Best Soccer Players of All Time #25 of 49 The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time #12 of 54 The Best Real Madrid Forwards Of All Time

Ray LaMontagne is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 45

Birthplace: Nashua, New Hampshire, United States of America

Raymond Charles Jack "Ray" LaMontagne (; born June 18, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. LaMontagne has released seven studio albums, Trouble, Till the Sun Turns ...more
Ray Whitney is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 46

Birthplace: Fort Saskatchewan, Canada

Raymond D. "Ray" Whitney (born May 8, 1972) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was given the nickname The Wizard for his great ...more
Ray Park is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 44

Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Raymond Park (born 23 August 1974) is a Scottish actor, author and martial artist. He is best known for playing Darth Maul in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace and Solo: A Star Wars ...more
Ray Comfort is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Raymond
Age: 69

Birthplace: Christchurch, New Zealand

Ray Comfort (born 5 December 1949) is a New Zealand-born Christian minister and evangelist who lives in the United States. Comfort started Living Waters Publications, as well as the ministry The ...more