Ray Walston

  • Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Died: January 1, 2001
  • Profession: Actor
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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.

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
  • 1994, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1995, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Harrie Norman Walston — Father
  • Ruth Calvert — Wife
  • Katherine Ann Walston — Daughter
  • Mittie Walston — Mother
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