Ray Romano

American stand-up comedian

Ray Romano (born December 21, 1957) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and screenwriter. He is best known as the star of the television series Everybody Loves Raymond. He acted in that series with Patricia Heaton.

Ray Romano
Ray Romano at the Night of Comedy 9 benefit to support the Children Affected by AIDS Foundation (CAAF) in Beverly Hills, California on April 30, 2011. Photography taken by Angela Georgia.
Birth nameRaymond Albert Romano
Born (1957-12-21) December 21, 1957 (age 66)
Queens, New York, U.S.
MediumFilm, stand-up, television
Years active1989–present
GenresObservational comedy, satire
Subject(s)Everyday life, marriage, parenting, family, friends, self-deprecation
InfluencesBob Newhart[1]
SpouseAnna Romano (1987–present)
ChildrenJoseph Romano, Matthew Romano,Gregory Romano and Alexandra Romano
Parent(s)Albert Romano (died 2010) & Lucie Romano
Notable works and rolesRaymond Barone in Everybody Loves Raymond
Manfred "Manny" in Ice Age film series
Joe Tranelli in Men of a Certain Age
Emmy Awards
Outstanding Comedy Series
2003 Everybody Loves Raymond
2005 Everybody Loves Raymond
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
2002 Everybody Loves Raymond
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
2003 Everybody Loves Raymond
American Comedy Awards
Funniest Male Performer in a Television Series (Leading Role)
2000 Everybody Loves Raymond

Filmography change

Film change

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Caesar's Salad Policeman Short film
2002 Ice Age Manfred "Manny" (voice)
2004 Welcome to Mooseport Handy Harrison
Eulogy Skip Collins
95 Miles to Go Himself
2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown Manny (voice)
Grilled Maurice
2008 The Last Word Abel
The Grand Fred Marsh
2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Manny (voice)
Funny People Himself Cameo
2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift Manny (voice)
2014 Rob the Mob Jerry Cardozo
2016 Ice Age: Collision Course Manny (voice)
2017 The Big Sick Terry Gardner
2019 Paddleton Andy Freeman
Bad Education Bob Spicer
The Irishman Bill Bufalino
Denotes films that have not yet been released

Television change

Year Title Role Notes
1995–1997 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Ray (voice) 7 episodes
1996–2005 Everybody Loves Raymond Raymond Barone Lead role (210 episodes)
1997 Cosby Episode: "Lucas Raymondicus"
1998–2005 The King of Queens 4 episodes
1998 The Nanny Episode: "The Reunion Show"
1999 Becker Episode: "Drive, They Said"
2000-2003 Scruff Truffles Voice role
2002 All That Himself Guest appearance with Nelly Furtado
2002 Sesame Street Himself Episode 3,983
2005 The Simpsons Ray Magini Voice role
Episode: "Don't Fear the Roofer"
2007 'Til Death Guest at Italian Restaurant Episode: "The Italian Affair"
2007 The Knights of Prosperity Himself 3 episodes
2008 Hannah Montana Himself Episode: "We're All On This Date Together"
2009–2011 Men of a Certain Age Joe Tranelli Lead role (22 episodes)
2011 The Office Merv Bronte Episode: "Search Committee"
2011 The Middle Nicky Kohlbrenner Episode: "Forced Family Fun" (parts 1 and 2)
2011 Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Manfred "Manny" (voice) TV special
2014 Maron Himself Episode: "Marc's New Friend"
2012–2015 Parenthood Hank Rizzoli Recurring role (seasons 4–6), 44 episodes
2015 David Letterman: A Life on Television Himself (host) TV special
2016 Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade Manfred "Manny" (voice) TV special
2016 Vinyl Zak Yankovich Main role (10 episodes)
2016 Kevin Can Wait Vic Episode: "Beat the Parents"
2017–present Get Shorty Rick Moreweather Main role (20 episodes)

Video games change

Year Title Role
2007 Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Manfred "Manny"
2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
2013 Ice Age Village

References change

  1. Newhart, Bob (2006). I Shouldn't Even Be Doing This!. New York: Hyperion. ISBN 1-4013-0246-7.

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