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René Ray (I) (1911–1993)

British singer and supporting or second lead actress of stage and screen, born Irene Creese in London, England. Her father was the noted automotive and aviation engineer Alfred Edward Creese (1872-1943), inventor of the first operational monoplane and associate of Albert Einstein. In addition to her work as an actress, René authored novels (... See full bio »

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Man of Affairs
The Good Die Young
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 1956-1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Martha Lubin / Alice Kennion
- The Violent Years (1959) ... Martha Lubin
- The Younger Generation (1959) ... Alice Kennion
 1957 The Circle
Mrs. Ambler (as Rene Ray)
 1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Nurse Chapman
- Ashes in the Wind (1956) ... Nurse Chapman
 1954 The Good Die Young
Angela (as Rene Ray)
 1953 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Wuthering Heights (1953) ... Isabella
 1952 Twilight Women
Vivianne Bruce (as Rene Ray)
 1951 The Galloping Major
Pam Riley (as Rene Ray)
 1949 John Keats Lived Here (TV Movie)
Fanny Brawne
 1949 Death of a Rat (TV Movie)
 1947 If Winter Comes
Sarah 'Low Jinks'
 1947 I Became a Criminal
Cora (as Rene Ray)
 1947 The Valiant (TV Movie)
Josephine Paris
 1946 Pool of Contentment (Short)
 1941 Old Bill and Son
Sally (as Rene Ray)
 1940 A Call for Arms! (Short)
 1939 Home from Home
Gladys Burton
 1938 Mountains O'Mourne
Mary Macree (as Renee Ray)
 1938 Nobody Home
Lela Oaks
 1938 Weddings Are Wonderful
Betty Leadbetter (as Rene Ray)
 1938 Housemaster
Chris Faringdon
 1938 Bank Holiday
Doreen (as Réne Ray)
 1937 The Green Cockatoo
 1937 The Rat
Odile Verdier
 1937 Jennifer Hale
Jennifer Hale (as Rene Ray)
 1937 Troopship
Elsie Wainwright
 1937 Please Teacher
Ann Trent
 1936 Man of Affairs
 1936 Crime Over London
 1936 Secret Agent
Maid (uncredited)
 1936 Beloved Impostor
 1935 Once in a New Moon
Stella Drake
 1935 The Passing of the Third Floor Back
Stasia (as Rene Ray)
 1935 Regal Cavalcade
 1935 Full Circle
Margery Boyd
 1935 Street Song
Lucy (as Rene Ray)
 1934 Easy Money
 1934 Nine Forty-Five
Mary Doane
 1934 Tiger Bay
 1934 Rolling in Money
Eliza Dibbs
 1933 Born Lucky
Mops (as Renee Ray)
 1933 Excess Baggage
Angela Murgatroyd
 1933 The King's Cup
 1932 Smilin' Along (Short)
 1932 Here's George
 1932 When London Sleeps
Mary (as Rene Ray)
 1932 Wives Beware
 1931 Keepers of Youth
Kitty Williams
 1931 Peace and Quiet (Short)
 1931 Tonight's the Night: Pass It On
Rose Smithers (as Renee Ray)
 1931 Dance Pretty Lady
 1930 Young Woodley
 1930 Varsity
 1929 High Treason (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She acted in Michael Egan's play, "The Dominant Sex", at the Embassy Repertory Theatre in London, England with Diana Churchill, Richard Bird and Ellen Pollock in the cast. John Fernald was the director. See more »

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2 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Renee Ray | Rene Ray | Réne Ray

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