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Ray Walston

Ray Walston's biography

Herman Raymond Walston is 87 years old stage actor born at Laurel. Ray was born on Monday 2nd of November 1914. According to year of birth 1914 Ray belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 2nd of November means he is Scorpio. Scorpio is a watery sign. These people are very intense in their thoughts. They always learn from the transformatory phase of their life.

He is white american. Ray is citizen of United States of America. Ray´s primary profession is to be stage actor. You can know Ray also as film actor. Ray is recently known as television actor.

Ray Walston's career

His main focus is to be stage actor. He is famous thanks to My Favorite Martian.

Is Ray Walston gay ?

Ray is known to be straight.

How did Ray Walston die

He died on on Monday 1st of January 2001 when he was 87 years old at Beverly Hills. Ray Walstons death was caused by lupus. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Ray Walston's Awards

  • Won two Emmy Awards (1995, 1996) for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series as Henry Bone on the drama series Picket Fences (1992).
  • Won Broadway's 1956 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for "Damn Yankees!", a role he recreated in the film version of the same name, What Lola Wants (1958).
  • He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 7070 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on December 8, 1995.
  • Had appeared in two Best Picture Academy Award winners: The Apartment (1960) and The Sting (1973).

What Ray Walston has done for a first time

  • Left high school during the depression and got a job as a copy boy on a newspaper. His first acting job was saying one word in one scene in a community playhouse in Houston.

Ray Walston's quotes

  • (on his thoughts after four episodes of My Favorite Martian (1963)) I thought, "What am I doing here? I'm running around with two pieces of wire coming out of my head. I must be crazy.".
  • (his 1995 Emmy Award acceptance speech) I have 30 seconds to tell you I have been waiting 60 years to get on this stage.
  • My Favorite Martian (1963) ended after three years, because the people at the top killed the goose that laid the golden egg. They didn't know how to keep the goose alive.
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Ray Walston's height, body shape

Lets describe how Ray Walston looks. We will focus on his height, body shape and hair color. Ray is tall as 5' 8" (173 cm). Body build is slim. His hair is shade of grey.

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