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Raymond Allen (I) (1929–2020)

Raymond Allen was born on March 5, 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for Sanford and Son (1972), Darktown Strutters (1975) and Mean Mother (1973). He was married to Barbra Williams. He died on August 10, 2020 in California, USA. See full bio »


(age 91) in California, USA

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Sanford and Son
The Reverend Sanford (S6, Ep18)
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The Will (S6, Ep19)
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Known For

Sanford and Son Uncle Woodrow 'Woody' Anderson
Mean Mother Opening Scene Henchman
Fight That Ghost Fast Delivery Bill


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 1978 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
- George Finds a Father (1978) ... Zeke
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Mr. Cory
 1976-1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Merl 'The Earl' / Merl the Earl
- The Game (1978) ... Merl 'The Earl'
- Bloodbath (1977) ... Merl 'The Earl'
- JoJo (1976) ... Merl the Earl
 1978 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Mr. Stone
- The Apartment (1978) ... Mr. Stone
 1974-1977 Good Times (TV Series)
Ned the Wino
- Love Has a Spot On Its Lung: Part 1 (1977) ... Ned the Wino (as Raymond G. Allen)
- The Big Move: Part 2 (1976) ... Ned the Wino (as Raymond G. Allen)
- The Houseguest (1975) ... Ned the Wino
- Springtime in the Ghetto (1974) ... Ned the Wino (as Raymond G. Allen)
 1974-1977 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Uncle Woodrow 'Woody' Anderson
- Fred Sings the Blues (1977) ... Uncle Woodrow 'Woody' Anderson
- The Will (1977) ... Uncle Woodrow 'Woody' Anderson
- The Reverend Sanford (1977) ... Uncle Woodrow 'Woody' Anderson
- Aunt Esther Meets Her Son (1976) ... Uncle Woodrow 'Woody' Anderson
- Aunt Esther Has a Baby (1976) ... Uncle Woodrow 'Woody' Anderson
 1975 Grady (TV Mini Series)
- Merry Birthday, Happy Xmas (1975) ... Woody
 1975 Darktown Strutters
Six Bits
 1975 Insight (TV Series)
Old Man
- Hellhound Blues (1975) ... Old Man
 1973 Mean Mother
Opening Scene Henchman
 1946 Fight That Ghost
Fast Delivery Bill (as Ray Allen)
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 1973 Wattstax (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 1973 Wattstax (Documentary)

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Alternate Names:

Raymond G. Allen | Ray Allen


5' 7" (1.7 m)


Barbra Williams  (divorced)  (3 children)

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Father of Ta-Ronce Allen. She played Yvonne, Michael's girlfriend on the Good Times (1974). See more »


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