Frankie Ray was born in Las Vegas Nevada. After growing up in a variety of areas Colville/Spokane WA. Oakland/Vallejo Ca, he joined the U.S. Army in 1979 out of Bend Oregon and spent 3 years in Germany. There he learned to play guitar. Finishing up his 3 years of service, he joined a band in Tacoma Wa called Lamoor. Without income from the band he started teaching Pro Ballroom and Latin Dancing at Fred Astaire Dance studio in Tacoma Wa. Teaching and honing his skill for over 10 years at various studios around the country he finished his ballroom dancing Career at Arthur Murray's in Beverly Hills. After finishing a Japan tour as the lead dancer, singer in the production of "Hello America Hello" Frankie found himself homeless. He lived under the bank in century next to where to old Hy's restaurant was Hy's became the Century Club. while teaching Salsa at HY's he heard of a film in rehearsal and crashed the rehearsals and booked his first job as a dancer in the Film "Mambo Kings". Frankie Ray Started his film carrier homeless, broke and dam near starving living on the dirt under the bank in Century City. On a recommendation of a friend Cheryl Jannake Frankie ray crashed and booked his first Speaking roll in a film called "Prison Planet" Produced my 21st century films Directed by Armand Gazarian. Mr.Gazarian hired him for his next 2 films. Frankie Ray Has a Golden, very Resonate broadcast quality voice he is many things Pro Dancer, Musician,Singer,Rapper, Dj/karaoke host Mc, stuntman and Actor. He maintains a cut body that could easily belong to a 25 year old. he resides in Malibu Ca. Frankie Loves the ocean A surfer, Rescue scuba diver, avid Kayaker Fisherman and general water nut. Some People Act However Few bring to the artistic table more than Frankie Ray. Having spent years developing a huge list of skills to apply to his craft he is known industry wide by casting to always deliver and always commits 100% to his characters. He believes that a character actor should dress for the audition and he maintain's a Huge Wardrobe list of just about every conceivable kind of character he may be called in for. If He does not have it He just buys it. Frankie Ray Has been blessed to work with the likes of Michael Jackson, Marlon Brando, Conrad Hall, the list is deep. he is very loyal still with his first agent Hugh Loen at Coast to Coast talent group for over 20 years his commercial List is heavy and includes Oscar winning cinematographers and the worlds best commercial directors After 21 years as A Sag Actor he still does student films and loves to do shorts. Believing in lending his skills and giving back to those that are just starting out. After 16 years of being Sober, Frankie is ready to handle anything that comes his way. With over 29 national commercials numerous features and TV credit's, he has the good fortune to be re hired by many he has worked with.
Name: Frankie Ray
Known for: Kiss the Girls Goodbye
BirthDay: 07, Jun ,1962