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Ray Whitley

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Birthday: Dec 5, 1901

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Ray Whitley was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Whitley began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the George "Gabby" Hayes western "Hopalong Cassidy Returns" (1936), "Where the West Begins" (1938) and "The Renegade Ranger" (1939). He also appeared in "Wagon Train" (1940). He kept working in film throughout the forties, starring in "Six-Gun Gold" (1941), the western "Riders of the Santa Fe" (1944) with Rod Cameron and "The Old Texas Trail" (1944). He also appeared in the Rod Cameron western "Renegades of the Rio Grande" (1945). Whitley's music was also featured in the Candy Clark comedy sequel "More American Graffiti" (1979) and the dramatic comedy "Some Kind of Hero" (1982) with Richard Pryor. Whitley's music was most recently featured in the Tom Hanks smash hit comedy "Sleepless in Seattle" (1993). In addition to his music, Whitley also appeared on-screen in the Elizabeth Taylor dramatic adaptation "Giant" (1956). Whitley passed away in February 1979 at the age of 78.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gun Law Justice Guitar Player Ray (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Renegades of the Rio Grande Tex Henry (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Old Texas Trail Amarillo (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Riders of the Santa Fe Deputy Hank (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Come on Danger Smokey (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Six Gun Gold Smokey (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cyclone on Horseback Smokey (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fargo Kid Johnny (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Along the Rio Grande Smokey (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Riding the Wind Smokey (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thundering Hoofs Smokey Ryan (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bandit Trail Smokey (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dude Cowboy Smokey (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Land of the Open Range Smokey (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Robbers of the Range Smokey (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Ned (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Racketeers of the Range Ray Whitley (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trouble in Sundown Andy (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Renegade Ranger Happy (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Painted Desert Steve (Character) - 1938

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Roy Rogers Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1953-1954