Gary Raymond

About Gary Raymond

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: April 19, 20
Birth Place:  Brixton, London, England, United Kingdom

Gary Raymond

Gary Raymond was born on April 19, 20 in  Brixton, London, England, United Kingdom, is Actor. Born in Brixton, England in 1935, robust and good-looking Gary Raymond came from an acting family. Born Gary Barrymore Raymond, the youngest of three sons (one brother is a twin), his parents were music hall entertainers. Gary won a scholarship at the age of 11 to Gateway School in Leicaster, then graduated five years later and took on assorted odd jobs as a furrier and clerk while studying drama through the auspices of the London County Council. He was accepted by the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and trained there until he joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in the mid-50s. Amid the wealth of his Shakespearean repertoire include the roles of "Horatio", "Claudius", "Macbeth", "Oberon", "Benedick", "Orlando" and "Antonio".The darkly handsome youth bravado on film often bordered on arrogance, slightly resembled that of John Gavin and was a natural for movies. He earned quite a few formidable parts in films for his young age, most notably that of "Prince Charles Stuart" in The Moonraker (1958), "Cliff Lewis" in Look Back in Anger (1959), which was originally played by Alan Bates on stage, the title role in the Irish classic Playboy of the Western World (1963), "Prince Acastus" in Jason and the Argonauts (1963) and "St. Peter" in The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965). These important, well-acted credits soon caught the notice of Hollywood and Gary won a co-starring role opposite the equally ruggedly handsome Christopher George on the TV war series The Rat Patrol (1966) as "British Sergeant Jack Moffitt". The show, which seemed like a surefire winner, ran a disappointing two seasons.Primarily a stage player these days, Gary made an impressive dent on the London musical scene over the years, originating the role of "Georg" in "She Loves Me" (1964), as well as appearing in "Irma La Douce" (1958), "Treasure Island" (1973), "The Sound of Music" (1985), "Sunday in the Park with George" (1990), "A Little Night Music" (1995), "JFK: A Musical Drama" (1997), "Finian's Rainbow" (1999) and, more recently, "Grand Hotel" (2004). He has been less visible on film and TV since the late 60s. Wife Delena Kidd is also a respected actress who specializes in Shakespeare and Shaw. The couple have performed together many times on stage, not to mention the popular mini-movies Scarlett (1994) and Victoria & Albert (2001). Married since 1961, they have three children -- one daughter, Emily Raymond, is also an actress.
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Occupation Actor
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Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born April 19, 20 ( Brixton, London, England, United Kingdom)
Birthday April 19
Town/City  Brixton, London, England, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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Gary Raymond’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

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Raymond was born in Brixton, London. After training at RADA, he worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and made his film debut as Cliff Lewis in Tony Richardson's film adaptation of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger (1958), opposite Richard Burton and Claire Bloom. Subsequent films included: The Moonraker (1958), Suddenly, Last Summer (1959), El Cid (1961), The Playboy of the Western World (1962), Jason and the Argonauts (1963), and The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965), as the apostle Simon bar Jonah who became Peter the Rock.


He was also well known for his role in the popular late-1960s American television show, The Rat Patrol (1966–68). He continued acting on film and TV, and has been married since 1961 to Actress Delena Kidd, with whom he has three children, the youngest being Actress Emily Raymond, wife of the British actor Ben Miles.

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