Ray McKinnon


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  • Birth Name: Raymond McKinnon
  • Birth Place: Adel, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/15/1957, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor; producer; director; writer
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Watch My Show: Rectify's Ray McKinnon Answers Our Showrunner Survey

Here's something you may not know about actor Ray McKinnon: He won an Academy Award for writing and directing the 2001 short film The Accountant. He's also the writer-creator of the new drama Rectify (Mondays, 10/9c, Sundance Channel), in which Aden Young stars as Daniel Holden, a man who is released from prison after serving 19 years for the rape and murder of his girlfriend. DNA evidence appears to clear Daniel, but plenty of folks in his hometown still believe he's guilty. McKinnon answered our showrunner survey to explain why viewers will be captivated by Rectify.

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The Monday Playlist: An Uneasy Life After Death Row on Rectify, Plus Brain Games

"It's not UN-weird," says the solemn and seriously disoriented Daniel Holden (a revelatory Aden Young), who's adjusting to life outside of prison after 19 years on death row, to which he was sentenced as a teen for a murder that new evidence suggests he may not have committed. Impeccably written and acted, quietly suspenseful, almost unbearably sad in its aching poignancy, Sundance Channel's six-hour drama series Rectify explores the impact of freedom on the overwhelmed Daniel, his grateful yet apprehensive family and the hostile Georgia small town that still condemns him.read more

VIDEO: The X-Files: Improbable

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The X-Files: Improbable
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Aired: 4/7/2002

When Reyes uses numerology to connect the murders of several women, she and Scully become trapped with a mysterious checker-playing man who may or may not be the killer. watch


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Deadwood: Season 2
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Year Title Description
2013 Mud Movie, Actor - Senior
2013 Rectify TV Show Series, Creator
2013 Rectify TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 Rectify TV Show Series, Writer
2011 The Last Ride Movie, Actor - Stan

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Sons of Anarchy Boss on Season 4 Finale: Clay Suffered a "Fate Worse Than Death"

[WARNING: The following story contains major spoilers from the Season 4 finale of FX's Sons of Anarchy. Read at your own risk.]

There was pretty much only one question on viewers minds heading into Sons of Anarchy's Season 4 finale: Was Clay going to die?

Sons of Anarchy's Ron Perlman: I'm not sure Clay had any choice

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Exclusive: Sons of Anarchy's Theo Rossi Talks Juice's [SPOILER!]

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from Tuesday's episode of Sons of Anarchy. Read at your own risk.]

If Sons of Anarchy has taught us anything, it's that club members who rat out their brothers to the authorities don't usually live to tell about it.

FX orders a 13-episode fifth season of Sons of Anarchy

On Tuesday's episode, this season's rat, Theo Rossi's Juice, took... read more

Officer and a Gentleman Actress Lisa Blount Dies at 53

Lisa Blount, an Oscar-winning producer and an actress best known for her co-starring role in An Officer and a Gentleman, has died. She was 53.

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