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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Ray. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Ray on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Ray as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Ray along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Ray, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Rays include Rachael Ray, Nicole Ray, and Satyajit Ray, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Rachael Ray is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Rachael Ray age 48 - Rachael Ray is an American television personality, businesswoman, celebrity chef and author. She hosts the syndicated daily talk and lifestyle program Rachael Ray, and three Food Network series. ...more

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Nicole Ray is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Nicole Ray age 27 - Nicole Ray is a pornographic actress.

Satyajit Ray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Satyajit Ray Died at 71 (1921-1992) - Satyajit Ray was an Indian filmmaker. He is considered as one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century. Ray was born in the city of Calcutta into a Bengali family prominent in the world of ...more

Lisa Ray is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Lisa Ray age 45 - Lisa Rani Ray is a Canadian actress, model, television host, philanthropist and social activist. In 2005 she appeared in the Canadian film Water, which premièred at the Toronto ...more

Sugar Ray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Sugar Ray Sugar Ray is an American alternative rock band formed in 1986. The band, starting off more as a funk metal band, first gained fame in 1997 with their release of the song "Fly". This ...more

James Earl Ray is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
James Earl Ray Died at 70 (1928-1998) - James Earl Ray was an American criminal convicted of the assassination of civil rights and anti-war activist Martin Luther King, Jr. Ray was convicted on March 10, 1969, after entering a guilty ...more

Ola Ray is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Ola Ray age 56 - Ola Ray is an American model and actress most notable for her role in Michael Jackson's Thriller as Michael's girlfriend.

Stevie Ray is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Stevie Ray age 58 - Lash Rushay Huffman is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Stevie Ray. Stevie Ray is best known for his seven-year tenure with World Championship ...more

Rob Ray is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Rob Ray age 47 - Robert John Ray, nicknamed Rayzor is a Canadian sports broadcaster and former professional ice hockey player for the Buffalo Sabres and Ottawa Senators. He was awarded the King Clancy Memorial ...more

Aindrita Ray is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Aindrita Ray age 32 - Aindrita Ray is an Indian film actress, primarily appearing in Kannada films. She made her acting debut in 2007, starring in Meravanige and went on to appear in several commercially successful ...more

Johnnie Ray is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Johnnie Ray Died at 63 (1927-1990) - John Alvin "Johnnie" Ray was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Extremely popular for most of the 1950s, Ray has been cited by critics as a major precursor of what would ...more

Nicholas Ray is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Nicholas Ray Died at 68 (1911-1979) - Nicholas Ray was an American film director best known for the movie Rebel Without a Cause. Ray is also appreciated by a smaller audience of cinephiles for a large number of narrative features ...more

Vanessa Ray is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Vanessa Ray age 36 - Vanessa Ray Liptak, known professionally as Vanessa Ray, is an American actress and singer. She is best known for portraying Teri Ciccone on the soap opera As the World Turns, Jenny on the legal ...more

Sukumar Ray is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Sukumar Ray Died at 36 (1887-1923) - Sukumar Ray was a Bengali humorous poet, story writer and playwright who mainly wrote for children. His works such as the collection of poems "Aboltabol", novella ...more

Man Ray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Man Ray Died at 86 (1890-1976) - Man Ray was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in France. He was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements, although his ties to each were informal. He ...more

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Aldo Ray is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Aldo Ray Died at 65 (1926-1991) - Aldo Ray was an American actor.

Elmer Ray is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Elmer Ray Died at 76 (1911-1987) - Elmer "Kid Violent" Ray was an American heavyweight boxer who fought from 1926 to 1949. He was born in Federal Point, Florida. Ray was known as a hard puncher and had a career record ...more

Jimmy Del Ray is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Jimmy Del Ray age 54 - David Everett Ferrier was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, "Gigolo" Jimmy Del Ray. Del Ray was best known for his appearances in the World Wrestling ...more

East Bay Ray is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
East Bay Ray age 58 - Raymond John Pepperell, better known by his stage name East Bay Ray, is a guitarist best known for his membership in the San Francisco Bay area-based punk band Dead Kennedys. His guitar work was ...more

Jonah Ray is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Jonah Ray age 34 - Jonah Ray Rodrigues is an American actor, comedian and writer from Los Angeles. He is one of the three hosts of the Nerdist Podcast.

Morgan Ray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Morgan Ray age 43 - Morgan Ray is an actress.

Bully Ray is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray

Fred Olen Ray is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Fred Olen Ray age 62 - Fred Olen Ray is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and cinematographer.

DJ Gamma Ray is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
DJ Gamma Ray Gamma Ray is a power metal band from Hamburg, northern Germany, founded and fronted by Kai Hansen after his departure from the German power metal band Helloween. Hansen is the current lead ...more

David Parker Ray is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
David Parker Ray Died at 63 (1939-2002) - David Parker Ray, also known as the "Toy-Box Killer", was a suspected American serial killer and known torturer of women. Though no bodies were found, he was accused by his accomplices ...more

Annada Shankar Ray is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Annada Shankar Ray Died at 97 (1905-2002) - Annada Shankar Ray was a Bengali poet and essayist. was a Bengali and Oriya author. He graduated in English from Ravenshaw College. His father had shifted base from their ancestral village of ...more

Gabrielle Ray is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Gabrielle Ray Died at 90 (1883-1973) - Gabrielle Ray, was an English stage actress, dancer and singer, best known for her roles in Edwardian musical comedies. Ray was considered one of the most beautiful actresses on the London stage ...more

Chris Ray is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Chris Ray age 35 - Christopher Thomas Ray is a former American professional baseball pitcher.

Jimmy Ray is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Jimmy Ray age 45 - Jimmy Ray is an English pop-rock musician. In press interviews and promotional materials he cited his influence by the music of Elvis Presley and other rock and roll stars such as Buddy Holly, ...more

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Gene Anthony Ray is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Gene Anthony Ray Died at 41 (1962-2003) - Gene Anthony Ray was an American actor, dancer, and choreographer. He was known for his portrayal of dancer Leroy Johnson in both the 1980 film Fame and the 1982–1987 Fame television series ...more

Johnny Ray is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Johnny Ray age 58 - John Cornelius Ray is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball who had a 10-year career from 1981 to 1990. He played for the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League and the California ...more

Ricky Ray is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Ricky Ray age 36 - Ricky Ray is a professional Canadian football quarterback for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. Ray has also spent time in the AFL, as well as spending time on the New York ...more

Jean Ray is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Jean Ray Died at 77 (1887-1964) - Jean Ray is the best-known pseudonym among the many used by Raymundus Joannes de Kremer, a prolific Belgian writer. Although he wrote journalism, stories for young readers in Dutch by the name ...more

Ted Ray is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Ted Ray Died at 66 (1877-1943) - Edward Rivers J. "Ted" Ray was a British professional golfer. He won two major championships, The Open Championship in 1912 and the U.S. Open in 1920, and contended in many others ...more

Robert Ray is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Robert Ray age 31 - Robert Andrew Ray is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He bats and throws right-handed. Ray was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 7th round of the 2005 Major League ...more

Ken Ray is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Ken Ray age 41 - Kenneth Alan Ray is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Atlanta Braves and Kansas City Royals. Ray made his MLB debut on July 10, 1999, for the Royals.

Anthony Ray is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray

Sandip Ray is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Sandip Ray age 62 - Sandip Ray is an Indian film director who mainly works in Bengali cinema. He is the only child of the noted Bengali director Satyajit Ray and Bijoya Ray.

Amy Ray is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Amy Ray age 52 - Amy Elizabeth Ray is an American singer-songwriter and member of the contemporary folk duo Indigo Girls. She also pursues a solo career and has released six albums under her own name, and ...more

Connie Ray is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Connie Ray age 59 - Constance "Connie" Ray is an American film and television actress and playwright. Among her highest profile appearances are Thank You for Smoking and Stuart Little, and the television ...more

Ted Ray is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Ted Ray Died at 72 (1905-1977) - Ted Ray was a popular English comedian of the 1940s, '50s and '60s. Ray was born Charlie Olden in Wigan, Lancashire, England. His parents moved to Liverpool within days of his birth, and ...more

Clifford Ray is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Clifford Ray age 66 - Clifford Ray is an American basketball coach and former professional basketball player. A 6–9 center, he played three of his ten seasons in the NBA with the Chicago Bulls and the other seven ...more

Danny Ray is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Danny Ray age 66 - Danny Ray, is an American tenor saxophonist, known for his exploding sax style, evolved from early punk rock and R&B roots. He is currently playing in Mad Juana, with rock bassist Sami ...more

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Kabibara Radhanath Ray is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Kabibara Radhanath Ray Died at 60 (1848-1908) - Radhanath Ray is an Oriya poet of initial modernity era in Oriya poetry during the later part of nineteenth century, and is honoured in Oriya literature with the title Kabibara. In his early ...more

Dave ''Snaker'' Ray is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Dave ''Snaker'' Ray Died at 59 (1943-2002) - Dave "Snaker" Ray was an American blues singer and guitarist from St. Paul, Minnesota who was most notably associated with Spider John Koerner and Tony "Little Sun" Glover in ...more

Niharranjan Ray is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Niharranjan Ray Died at 78 (1903-1981) - Niharranjan Ray was an Indian historian, well known for his works on history of art and Buddhism.

Shawn Ray is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Shawn Ray age 50 - Shawn Ray is a former professional bodybuilder and author.

Charles Ray is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Charles Ray age 62 - Charles Ray is a Los Angeles-based American sculptor. He is known for his strange and enigmatic sculptures that draw the viewer’s perceptual judgments into question in jarring and unexpected ...more

Sibnarayan Ray is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Sibnarayan Ray Died at 87 (1921-2008) - Sibnarayan Ray was a Bengali thinker, educationist, philosopher and literary critic of twentieth century India. A radical humanist, he is widely reputed for his works on Marxist-revolutionary ...more

Andrew Ray is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ray
Andrew Ray Died at 64 (1939-2003) - Andrew Ray was an English actor, who was best known as a child star. He was born Andrew Olden in North London, the son of the famous radio comic Ted Ray and his wife, showgirl Dorothy Sibil. ...more