Ray Romano Biography (1957-)

Full name, Raymond Romano; born December 21, 1957, in Queens, New York, NY; son of Albert (an engineer and realtor) and Lucie (a piano teacher) Romano; married Anna Scarpulla (a bank teller), 1987; children: Alexandra, Matthew, Gregory, Joseph Raymond.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, comedian, producer, writer
Birth Details
December 21, 1957
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Raymond "Ray" Barone, Everybody Loves Raymond (also known as Raymond), CBS, 1996-?
  • Specials
  • The 15th Annual Young Comedians Show--Hosted by Dana Carvey, HBO,1992
  • Host, Night of About 14 CBS Stars (also known as CBS Fall Preview), Comedy Central, 1996
  • Catch a Rising Star 50th Anniversary--Give or Take 26 Years, CBS,1996
  • HBO Comedy Half-Hour: Ray Romano, HBO, 1996
  • CBS: The First 50 Years, CBS, 1998
  • Himself, America: A Tribute to Heroes, 2001
  • Awards Presentations
  • Family Film Awards, CBS, 1996
  • Ray Barone, The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, 1999
  • Also appeared in other awards presentations.
  • Episodic
  • The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, NBC, 1991
  • The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1994
  • Full Frontal Comedy, Showtime, 1995
  • Raymond "Ray" Barone, "Lucas Raymondicus," Cosby, CBS, 1997
  • Raymond "Ray" Barone, "The Reunion Show," The Nanny, CBS, 1998
  • Raymond "Ray" Barone, "Road Rayge," The King of Queens, CBS, 1998
  • Raymond "Ray" Barone, "Dire Strayts," The King of Queens, CBS, 1999
  • Raymond "Ray" Barone, "Drive They Said," Becker, CBS, 1999
  • Raymond "Ray" Barone, "Rayny Day," The King of Queens, CBS, 1999
  • Himself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 1999
  • Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 1999
  • Himself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (two episodes), CBS, 2000
  • Himself (celebrity contestant), Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, ABC, 2000
  • Himself, Rove Live, Ten Network, 2001
  • Also appeared in E! Stand Up, Sit Down Comedy, E! Entertainment Television; An Evening at the Improv, syndicated and Arts and Entertainment; Hollywood Squares, syndicated; Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC; MTV Half-Hour Comedy Hour, MTV; Showtime Comedy Club Network, Showtime; and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC.
  • Episodic; Animated Series
  • Voice of Ray, "Bully," Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist, Comedy Central, 1995
  • Voice of Ray, "Everybody's Got a Tushy," Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist, Comedy Central, 1995
  • Voice of Ray, "Office Management," Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, Comedy Central, 1995
  • Voice of Ray, "Pretzelkins," Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist, Comedy Central, 1995
  • Voice of Ray, "Drinky the Drunk," Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, Comedy Central, 1996
  • Voice of Ray, "ESP," Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist, Comedy Central, 1996
  • Television Work
  • Producer; Series
  • Everybody Loves Raymond (also known as Raymond), CBS, 1996-?
  • Film Appearances
  • Voice of Manfred the Mammoth, Ice Age (animated), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002
  • WRITINGS
  • Teleplays
  • with Others; Episodic
  • Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist, Comedy Central, episodes beginning in 1995
  • Everybody Loves Raymond (also known as Raymond), CBS, 1996-?
  • Nonfiction
  • Everything and a Kite, Bantam, 1998

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Broadcasting & Cable, December 7, 1998, p. 42; July 2, 2001, p. 9
    • Entertainment Weekly, December 13, 1996, p. 34; November 6, 1998,p. 82
    • Forbes, March 20, 2000, p. 204
    • Ladies Home Journal, November, 1999, p. 74; March, 2002, pp. 76-79
    • People Weekly, October 14, 1996, p. 139; November 9, 1998, p. 45
    • Rolling Stone, October 17, 1996, p. 139

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