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Gene Anthony Ray (1962–2003)


Born on May 24, 1962, in Harlem. Attended Julia Richmond High School, where he performed in a dance class, and later auditioned for Louis Falco, the choreographer for the film, Fame (1980). Actually attended New York's "High School of the Performing Arts" for a year, before being kicked out. He was, therefore, perfectly cast as "Leroy" in the film... See full bio »

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Known For

Fame
Fame Leroy Johnson / Himself / Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come / The Scarecrow
(1982-1987)
Fame
Fame Leroy
(1980)
Out-of-Sync
Out-of-Sync Crash
(1995)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Starred in Broadway musical version of "Carrie", based on the popular Brian DePalma film. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fame Kids | Gene Ray

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

According to Selma Rubin, who managed him for 24 years, his last video project is a one-hour BBC "Fame" reunion documentary, "Fame Remember My Name", which was taped in Los Angeles in April 2003, which aired shortly after his death in the United Kingdom. See more »

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