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Raymond Allen was born on March 5, 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Raymond Gilmore Allen. He is an actor, known for Sanford and Son (1972), Gus Brown and Midnight Brewster (1985) and Darktown Strutters (1975). He was previously married to Barbra Williams. See full bio »
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 1978 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
- George Finds a Father (1978) ... Zeke
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Mr. Cory
 1976-1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Merl 'The Earl' / Merl the Earl
- The Game (1978) ... Merl 'The Earl'
- Bloodbath (1977) ... Merl 'The Earl'
- JoJo (1976) ... Merl the Earl
 1978 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Mr. Stone
- The Apartment (1978) ... Mr. Stone
 1974-1977 Good Times (TV Series)
Ned the Wino
- Love Has a Spot on His Lung: Part 1 (1977) ... Ned the Wino (as Raymond G. Allen)
- The Big Move: Part 2 (1976) ... Ned the Wino (as Raymond G. Allen)
- The Houseguest (1975) ... Ned the Wino
- Springtime in the Ghetto (1974) ... Ned the Wino (as Raymond G. Allen)
 1975 Darktown Strutters
Six Bits
 1975 Insight (TV Series)
Old Man
- Hellhound Blues (1975) ... Old Man
 1946 Fight That Ghost
Fast Delivery Bill (as Ray Allen)
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 1973 Wattstax (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 1973 Wattstax (Documentary)

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Raymond G. Allen | Ray Allen


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Actor who appeared in several popular 70s series. His unusual speech patterns and facial expressions often got him typecast playing drunk characters. He is probably best known for playing Uncle Woody on Sanford and Son (1972). He fell ill for a time in the 1980s and was not seen on television, leading many to believe that he had passed away. However, he has kept a low profile since his acting ... See more »


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