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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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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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Other Works:

Guest star in the Italian Sunday TV show "Buona Domenica". In a few weeks he will start a tour in discos around Italy. 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:

Born in Harlem, he landed the part of "Leroy" in Alan Parker's film, Fame (1980), when he was 17, after skipping school to go to the auditions. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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