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Ray Ellington (1916–1985)

Ray Ellington was born on March 17, 1916 in London, England as Henry Pitts Brown. He was an actor, known for Walking on Air (1946), Paper Orchid (1949) and The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004). He was married to Anita West. He died on February 28, 1985. See full bio »

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(age 68)

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Known For

Walking on Air
Walking on Air Himself, Drummer
(1946)
Paper Orchid
Paper Orchid Himself
(1949)
London Entertains
(1951)

Filmography

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 1972 Milligan in... (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Milligan in Autumn (1972) ... Various Characters
 1969 The Undertakers (Short)
 1966 Cooperama (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1966)
 1959-1961 Alfred Marks Time (TV Series)
- Episode #4.5 (1959) ... (as The Ray Ellington Quartet)
- Episode #4.4 (1959) ... (as The Ray Ellington Quartet)
- Episode #4.3 (1959) ... (as The Ray Ellington Quartet)
- Episode #4.2 (1959) ... (as The Ray Ellington Quartet)
 1951-1952 The Eric Barker Half-Hour (TV Series)
The Ray Ellington Quartet / The Ray Ellington Quaret
- Episode #1.8 (1952) ... The Ray Ellington Quartet
- Episode #1.7 (1952) ... The Ray Ellington Quartet
- Episode #1.6 (1951) ... The Ray Ellington Quartet
- Episode #1.5 (1951) ... The Ray Ellington Quartet
- Episode #1.4 (1951) ... The Ray Ellington Quartet
 1947 The End of the River
Un-named (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Regular appearances on BBC Radio's "Goon Show", where he provided several character voices as well as musical interludes.

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ray Ellington and His Orchestra | Ray Ellington and His Quartet! | Ray Ellington Quartet | Stephane Grapelly and his Quintet | The Ray Ellington Band | The Ray Ellington Quartet

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

Changed his name from Henry Brown after seeing Duke Ellington and His Orchestra. See more »

Trademark:

Catch-phrase: "That's nice!"

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Pisces

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