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Ray Walston

Ray Walston

Clarence Derwent Award

Along with Vincent Schiavelli, he is one of only two actors to appear in both Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) and the subsequent television adaptation "Fast Times" (1986).

Best remembered by the public for his starring role in "My Favorite Martian" (1963).

Daughter, Katherine Ann

He died on the first day of the third millennium, becoming the first well known figure to die in the 21st Century.



He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 7070 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

His last screen appearance was in the Oct. 15, 2000 season premiere of "Touched by an Angel" (1994) as a wealthy entrepreneur who disinherits his materialistic son to teach him that there are more valuable things in life than money.

Replaced Peter Sellers in Kiss Me, Stupid (1964) after Sellers had suffered a heart attack mere weeks into the production.

Won Broadway's 1956 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for "Damn Yankees!", a role he recreated in the film version of the same name, Damn Yankees! (1958).


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