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

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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

    Ray Lewis

    Age: 45

    BirthplaceBartow, Florida, United States of America

    Raymond Anthony Lewis Jr. (born May 15, 1975) is a former American football linebacker who... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ray Charles

    Ray Charles

    Dec. at 74 (1930-2004)

    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Albany

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

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  • Ray Allen

    Ray Allen

    Age: 45

    BirthplaceMerced, California, United States of America

    Walter Ray Allen Jr. (born July 20, 1975) is an American former professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ray Nitschke

    Ray Nitschke

    Dec. at 62 (1936-1998)

    BirthplaceUSA, Elmwood Park, Illinois

    Raymond Ernest Nitschke (December 29, 1936 – March 8, 1998) was a professional American... more on Wikipedia

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    #31 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#23 of 432 The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

  • Raymond Berry

    BirthplaceCorpus Christi, Texas, USA

    Raymond Emmett Berry Jr. (born February 27, 1933) is a former American football player and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ray Romano

    Ray Romano

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, USA

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

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  • Ray Liotta

    Ray Liotta

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceUSA, Newark, New Jersey

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

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  • Ray Rice

    Ray Rice

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceNew Rochelle, New York

    Raymell Mourice Rice (born January 22, 1987) is a former American football running back who... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ray J

    Ray J

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceMcComb, Mississippi, United States of America

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

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  • Ray Winstone

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

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

    Ray Bradbury

    Dec. at 92 (1920-2012)

    BirthplaceWaukegan, Illinois, United States of America

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

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  • Raymond Felton

    BirthplaceMarion, South Carolina

    Raymond Bernard Felton, Jr. (born June 26, 1984) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia

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    #547 of 786 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#32 of 54 The Most Hated Active NBA Players

  • Ray Bourque

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Raymond Jean Bourque (born December 28, 1960) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ray Davies

    Ray Davies

    Age: 76

    BirthplaceFortis Green, London, United Kingdom

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

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  • Ray Milland

    Ray Milland

    Dec. at 79 (1907-1986)

    BirthplaceNeath, United Kingdom

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

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    #409 of 1,019 The Best Actors in Film History#1443 of 1,883 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

  • Ray Stevenson

    BirthplaceLisburn, United Kingdom

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

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  • Raymond Burr

    Raymond Burr

    Dec. at 76 (1917-1993)

    BirthplaceNew Westminster, Canada

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

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  • Ray Clemence

    BirthplaceSkegness, United Kingdom

    Raymond Neal "Ray" Clemence, (born 5 August 1948) is a former England international football... more on Wikipedia

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  • Raymond Chandler

    Raymond Chandler

    Dec. at 71 (1888-1959)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

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

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  • Ray Manzarek

    Ray Manzarek

    Dec. at 74 (1939-2013)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

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

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  • Raymond Kopa

    BirthplaceNœux-les-Mines, France

    Raymond Kopa (French pronunciation: ​[ʁɛmɔ̃ kɔpa]; birth name Raymond Kopaszewski; 13 October... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ray LaMontagne

    BirthplaceNashua, New Hampshire, United States of America

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

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  • Ray Whitney

    BirthplaceFort Saskatchewan, Canada

    Raymond D. "Ray" Whitney (born May 8, 1972) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ray Park

    Ray Park

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceGlasgow, Scotland

    Raymond Park (born 23 August 1974) is a Scottish actor, author and martial artist. He is best... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ray Comfort

    BirthplaceChristchurch, New Zealand

    Ray Comfort (born 5 December 1949) is a New Zealand-born Christian minister and evangelist who... more on Wikipedia