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Ray Parker Jr.


Ray Parker Jr. was born on May 1, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Ray Erskine Parker Jr. He has been married to Elaine Parker since June 12, 1994. They have four children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ex Machina
Ex Machina Soundtrack
(2015)
Zombieland
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(2009)
Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters Soundtrack
(1984)
Ghostbusters II
Ghostbusters II Soundtrack
(1989)

Filmography

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 2016 Tähdet, tähdet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Elokuvamusiikki (2016) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters")
  The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2016) (performer - 2 episodes, 2016)
- Live Show 4: Fright Night Week (2016) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
- Live Results Show 3 (2016) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
- Episode #6.19 (2009) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2016 Lorraine (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 28 October 2016 (2016) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2016 Superstar Duets (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- UPM (2016) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (performer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Blake Lively/Rachel Maddow/Good Charlotte (2016) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" (uncredited), "You Can't Change That" (uncredited), "Jack and Jill", "A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)" (uncredited)) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" (uncredited), "You Can't Change That" (uncredited), "Jack and Jill", "A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do)" (uncredited))
- Queen Latifah/Sam Rockwell/Something Rotten! (2015) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2016 Pencilmation (TV Series short) (music - 1 episode)
- Ghostbusters (2016) ... (music: "Ghostbusters")
 2016 Ghostbusters (performer: "Ghostbusters" - as Ray Parker, Jr.) / (writer: "Ghostbusters", "Ghostbusters (I'm Not Afraid)", "Get Ghost", "Saw It Coming" - as Ray Parker, Jr.)
  Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (writer - 2 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- Episode #10.12 (2016) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
- 2015: Live Semi-Final 3 (2015) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
  Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- 2016: Auditions 5 (2016) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
  Mike & Mike (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Episode dated 30 October 2015 (2015) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
  Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Kelly Ripa (2015) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game) (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2015 Scandal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heavy Is the Head (2015) ... (writer: "You Got the Love" - uncredited)
  One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion) by John Parr (2015) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2015 The Last Man on Earth (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alive in Tucson (2015) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2015 Ex Machina (lyrics: "Ghostbusters") / (music: "Ghostbusters")
  The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Focus Attenuation (2014) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2014 About Last Night (performer: "Ghostbusters (Instrumental Version)") / (writer: "Ghostbusters (Instrumental Version)")
 2014 Ride Along (writer: "I Love Dem Strippers")
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (writer: "Ghostbusters" - as Ray Parker)
  EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode dated 31 October 2013 (2013) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2013 All Access: Mayweather vs. Guerrero (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2013 Amachan (TV Series short) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Dai 2 shû: Ora, Tôkyô sa kaeritaku nê Part 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
- Dai 2 shû: Ora, Tôkyô sa kaeritaku nê Part 1 (2013) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
  Phelous & the Movies (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- The Real Ghostbusters: X-Mas Marks the Spot (The Ghostbusters Kill Christmas) (2012) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
  Animal Practice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- The Two George Colemans (2012) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
  It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2012)
- The Gang Recycles Their Trash (2012) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
- The Gang Solves the Gas Crisis (2008) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters (Theme)" - uncredited)
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Seven (2011) ... ("Theme from Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Theme from Ghostbusters")
  Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Ka Iwi Kapu (2011) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #20.26 (2011) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.21 (2011) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
  Castle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Demons (2011) ... (performer: "GHOSTBUSTERS" - uncredited) / (writer: "GHOSTBUSTERS" - uncredited)
  Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Halloween Time at Disneyland (2011) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
  Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2011) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009 - 2011)
- Revenge of the Commercials (2011) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters Theme" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters Theme" - uncredited)
- Casper (2009) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2011 Camping paradis (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Un fantôme au paradis (2011) ... (writer: "Ghost Busters")
 2010 Ghostbusters Return (Short) ("Ghostbusters" (Instrumental))
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.163 (2010) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
- Episode #2.70 (2010) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2010 Scream Awards 2010 (TV Special) (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2010 Love Ranch (writer: "You Got the Love" - as Ray Erskine Parker Jr.)
  Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #4.25 (2010) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2010) (performer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Boy Meets Curl (2010) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
- Tales from the Public Domain (2002) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2010 Gonger 2 - Das Böse kehrt zurück (TV Movie) ("Ghostbusters (Ghostbusters Theme Song)") / (producer: "Ghostbusters (Ghostbusters Theme Song)") / (writer: "Ghostbusters (Ghostbusters Theme Song)")
 2009 Zombieland (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2009 Ghostbusters (Video Game) (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
  All Star Family Fortunes (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #3.13 (2009) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2008 Ain't Afraid of No Ghosts: Creating 'The Real Ghostbusters' (Video documentary short) (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2008 Animating 'The Real Ghostbusters' (Video documentary short) (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2008 He Slimed Me! The Green World of Slimer and 'The Real Ghostbusters' (Video documentary short) (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2008 Something Strange in Your Neighborhood: The Creatures of 'The Real Ghostbusters' (Video documentary short) (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2008 Who You Gonna Call? The Heroes of 'The Real Ghostbusters' (Video documentary short) (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2008 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Amy Adams/Vampire Weekend (2008) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2008 Be Kind Rewind (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2007 Eddsworld (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Halloween Special (2007) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters")
  The Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Ghostbusters: Conclusion (2007) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2006 Doctor Who (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Army of Ghosts (2006) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 2005 Just Like Heaven (writer: "Ghostbusters")
  Undercover (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Die Geisterjäger (2005) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2004 Freddy vs Ghostbusters (Short) (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" (uncredited), "Ghostbusters")
  Ed (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (producer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Things to Do Today (2002) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (producer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 2000 Night Fever (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.5 (2000) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters")
  Pop Up Video (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- Movie Magic 1: Movie Theme Songs (1998) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 1997 Extreme Ghostbusters (TV Series) ("Just Call The XGB" (Main Title))
 1986-1991 The Real Ghostbusters (TV Series) (writer - 72 episodes)
- 20,000 Leagues Under the Street (1991) ... (writer: "GHOSTBUSTERS")
- Attack of the B-Movie Monsters (1991) ... (writer: "GHOSTBUSTERS")
- Not Now, Slimer! (1991) ... (writer: "GHOSTBUSTERS")
- The Treasure of Sierra Tamale (1991) ... (writer: "GHOSTBUSTERS")
- The Magnificent Five (1990) ... (writer: "GHOSTBUSTERS")
 1990 New Ghostbusters II (Video Game) (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
  Cheers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1990) (writer - 1 episode, 1990)
- Loverboyd (1990) ... (performer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited) / (writer: "Ghostbusters" - uncredited)
 1989 Ghostbusters II (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (producer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 1987 DTV Monster Hits (TV Movie) (performer: "Ghostbusters")
 1986 Quicksilver (performer: "One Summer Day (Dueling Bikes)") / (producer: "One Summer Day (Dueling Bikes)")
 1986 Bring on the Summer (TV Special) (writer: "Mr Telephone Man" - uncredited)
 1985 The 57th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Ghostbusters") / (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 1985 Fame (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll II (1985) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters")
  Solid Gold (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985)
- Episode #5.20 (1985) ... (performer: "Jamie") / (writer: "Jamie")
 1984 Knight Rider (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Knights of the Fast Lane (1984) ... (writer: "Ghostbusters")
 1984 Ghostbusters (performer: "GHOSTBUSTERS") / (writer: "GHOSTBUSTERS")
 1984 Ray Parker Jr.: Ghostbusters (Video short) (performer: "GHOSTBUSTERS") / (writer: "GHOSTBUSTERS")
 1981 Fort Apache the Bronx (performer: "It's Time to Party Now") / (writer: "It's Time to Party Now")
 1978 Moment by Moment (producer: "Hollywood Boulevard") / (writer: "Hollywood Boulevard")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 1976 - 1978) (performer - 3 episodes, 1978)
- Episode dated 20 July 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Is This a Love Thing" - as Raydio) / (writer: "Is This a Love Thing" - as Raydio)
- Episode dated 8 June 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "(Bringing Out) The Girl in Me")
- Episode dated 18 May 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Jack and Jill" - as Raydio) / (writer: "Jack and Jill" - as Raydio)
- Episode dated 27 April 1978 (1978) ... (writer: "Jack and Jill")
- Episode dated 20 April 1978 (1978) ... (performer: "Jack and Jill" - as Raydio) / (writer: "Jack and Jill" - as Raydio)
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Album: "Sex and the Single Man" (Arista) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio | Raydio
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Made two music videos for his 1982 Top 5 hit "The Other Woman", both of which MTV refused to play because they did not fit the MTV "rock" format. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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