Ray Walston

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Biography

  • Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/02/1914, Sagittarius
  • Date of Death: 01/01/2001
  • Profession: Actor
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Ray Walston Fast Facts:
  • Began his acting career in 1939 with the Margo Jones Community Players in Houston.
  • Made his Broadway debut in 1945 in Hamlet.
  • Played a space alien in the 1963-66 TV comedy My Favorite Martian, one of his most popular roles.
  • His seven-decade career spanned Broadway, television and film.
  • Was nominated for an Emmy for the first time when he was nearly 80.
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1995.
  • Died of lupus at age 86.
  • Ray Walston Relationships:
  • Ruth Calvert - Wife
  • Katherine Ann Walston - Daughter
  • Harrie Norman Walston - Father
  • Mittie Walston - Mother
  • Ray Walston Awards:
  • 1994 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor for a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1956 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Winner
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee

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