No photo available. Represent Ray Combs? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,356 this week

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 Family Challenge (1995), Overboard (1987) and WrestleMania VIII (1992). He was married to Debra Jo Loomis. He died on June 2, 1996 in Glendale, California, USA. See full bio »

Congrats to Casey Affleck on Best Actor Oscar Win

Casey Affleck took away Hollywood's top acting prize from the 2017 Academy Awards. See our gallery to see how he has evolved over the years.

See the full gallery

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 6 people
created 06 May 2012
 
a list of 7 people
created 22 Oct 2015
 
a list of 46 people
created 13 Dec 2015
 
a list of 6 people
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 506 people
created 4 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ray Combs's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Family Challenge
Family Challenge Himself - Host, (1995-1996)
(1995)
Overboard
Overboard Elk Cove: Cop at Hospital
(1987)
WrestleMania VIII
(1992)
Family Feud
Family Feud Himself - Host
(1988-1993)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (8 credits)
 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 (2) (1988) ... Harold Buckner
- A Slight Case of Murder (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)
Technican
- Doo-Wah (1985) ... Technican
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (15 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

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 »

Trivia:

His father, Raymond Neil Combs, Sr., was 22, and his mother, Anita Jean Waters Combs, was only 18, when they had him. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Ray Jr.

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page