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Ray Walston –

About Ray Walston (1914 – 2001)
Ray Walston was born on December 2nd, 1914 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ray Walston's birth name was Herman Walston.

Walston passed away on January 1, 2001, in Beverly Hills, California, following a 6 year battle with lupus.

Ray began his acting career in 1939. Ray Walston's first big break when cast as the reporter in the Ben Hecht-Charles MacArthur classic, The Front Page.

Ray Walston married the love of his life, Ruth Calvert in 1943. They had one daughter, Katherine Ann.

Walston won a Tony for his performance as the Devil in Damn Yankees, and Ray Walston won two Emmys for television's Picket Fences.

When he played the extraterrestrial Uncle Martin, on TV's My Favorite Martian, Ray Walston became a household name.

Ray Walston' other many television credits include: Star Trek: Voyager, Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman, Dave's World, The Stand, The Commish, Santa Barbara, Little House On The Prairie, The Evil Touch, The Paul Lynde Show, and Love American Style to name just a few.

Ray's last screen appearance was in the Oct. 15, 2000 season premiere of Touched By An Angel.

Ray Walston's notable credits include...

Early Bird Special (2001)
My Favorite Martian (1999)
Of Mice And Men (1992)
Ski Patrol (1990)
Fine Gold (1989)
Blood Relations (1988)
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
Popeye (1980)
Silver Streak (1976)
The Sting (1973)
Paint Your Wagon (1969)
Caprice (1967)
Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)
Who's Minding The Store? (1963)
My Favorite Martian (1963)
Wives And Lovers (1963)
Convicts 4 (1962)
The Apartment (1960)
Damn Yankees! (1958)


Ray Walston in
Silver Streak (1976).

Ray Walston in
The Sting


Ray Walston in Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982).



Ray Walston in Kiss Me, Stupid (1964).