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Ray Combs (I) (1956–1996)

Ray Combs was born on April 3, 1956 in Hamilton, Ohio, USA as Raymond Neil Combs Jr. He is known for his work on Overboard (1987), Family Feud (1988) and Vampire in Brooklyn (1995). He was married to Debra Jo Loomis. He died on June 2, 1996 in Glendale, California, USA. See full bio »

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Overboard Elk Cove: Cop at Hospital
Family Feud
Family Feud Himself - Host
Vampire in Brooklyn
Vampire in Brooklyn Game Show Host
Me & Mrs. C.
Me & Mrs. C. Writer


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 1995 Vampire in Brooklyn
Game Show Host
 1993 In Living Color (TV Series)
- Forever Silky (1993)
 1988 227 (TV Series)
Ray Combs
- And the Survey Says... (1988) ... Ray Combs
 1988 Amen (TV Series)
Harold Buckner
- A Slight Case of Murder: Part 2 (1988) ... Harold Buckner
- A Slight Case of Murder: Part 1 (1988) ... Harold Buckner
 1987 Overboard
Elk Cove: Cop at Hospital
 1987 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Bob Henderson
- And Then There Was One (1987) ... Bob Henderson
 1986 You Again? (TV Series)
Wayne / Delivery Man
- Enid Moves In (1986)
- Sports Fantasy (1986) ... Wayne
- The Wake (1986) ... Delivery Man
 1985 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
- Doo-Wah (1985) ... Technican
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (16 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Personal Quote:

[on hosting Family Feud (1988)]: I'm real excited about being on CBS and hosting this show. I have been studying all of the great CBS shows. I think I'm prepared, so if you're ready, let's have the first item up for bids. See more »


A decade after his death, his mother, Anita Jean Waters Combs, passed away on April 4, 2006, at age 68. See more »


His cordless microphone (starting on post-1990 episodes of Family Feud (1988))


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