No photo available. Represent Johnnie Ray? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 11,863 this week

Johnnie Ray (1927–1990)

One of the greatest of the transition singers between the crooners and the rockers, Johnnie Ray was the only son of Elmer and Hazel Ray. He was born and raised in Oregon where he loved hiking in nature. He was close with his older sister, sometimes hiking with her. Mother nature eventually would inspire the song lyrics he wrote. After he became ... See full bio »

How Ricky Whittle Brings Shadow Moon to Life

The "American Gods" star credits amazing co-stars and killer special effects for his mind-bending performance.

Hear from Ricky

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 people
created 24 Feb 2017
 
a list of 636 people
created 25 Nov 2016
 
a list of 894 people
created 20 Jul 2012
 
a list of 1000 people
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 256 people
created 08 Sep 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Johnnie Ray's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Shutter Island Soundtrack
(2010)
A Perfect World Soundtrack
(1993)
(1987)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (23 credits)
 2010 Shutter Island (performer: "CRY" (1951))
  American Masters (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... (performer: "The Little White Cloud That Cried") / (writer: "The Little White Cloud That Cried")
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Red Glare (2004) ... (performer: "Cry")
 2004 Magic Moments: The Best of 50's Pop (TV Special) (performer: "Cry")
 2003 The Singing Detective (performer: "Just Walking In The Rain" - as Johnny Ray)
 1999 Joe the King (performer: "Just Walking in the Rain", "The Little White Cloud That Cried") / (writer: "The Little White Cloud That Cried")
 1993-1994 Tohuwabohu (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- 20: Ende (1994) ... (performer: "Just Walking In The Rain" - uncredited)
- Reg.Nr.11 (1993) ... (performer: "Yes Tonight Josephine" - uncredited)
 1993 A Perfect World (writer: "The Little White Cloud that Cried")
 1987 Someone to Watch Over Me (performer: "Cry")
 1987 Young Love: Lemon Popsicle 7 (performer: "Just Walking in the Rain")
 1985 Desert Hearts (performer: "CRY")
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Roommate (1984) ... (performer: "Cry")
 1984 Surf II (performer: "Cry")
 1983 Heart Like a Wheel (performer: "Just Walking in the Rain")
 1982 Grease 2 (performer: "Cry" - uncredited)
  Happy Days (TV Series) (1 episode, 1974) (performer - 1 episode, 1974)
- Hardware Jungle (1974) ... (performer: "Cry" - as Johnny Ray)
- Guess Who's Coming to Visit (1974) ... (as Johnny Ray, "The Little White Cloud That Cried")
 1971 The Last Picture Show (performer: "Please, Mr. Sun" - uncredited)
 1957 The Big Record (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.11 (1957) ... (performer: "Cry" (uncredited), "Soliloquy of a Fool", "Walkin' My Baby Back Home" (uncredited), "Home for the Holidays" (uncredited))
 1956 The Jimmy Durante Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.23 (1956) ... (performer: "Ain't Misbehavin'", "The Second Boy From The Right" (uncredited))
  Shower of Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1955) (writer - 1 episode, 1955)
- That's Life (1955) ... (performer: "Do You Believe", "Paths of Paradise", "That's Entertainment") / (writer: "Paths of Paradise")
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1955) (writer - 1 episode, 1955)
- Big Shot (1955) ... (performer: "Paths Of Paradise" - uncredited) / (writer: "Paths Of Paradise" - uncredited)
 1954 There's No Business Like Show Business (performer: "Alexander's Ragtime Band", "If You Believe" - uncredited)
 1953 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Johnnie Ray Show (1953) ... (performer: "Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone", "Cry" - uncredited)
Show Show Actor (9 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (46 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "The 16 Most Requested Johnnie Ray Songs" (Columbia Records). See more »

Publicity Listings:

See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Johnny Ray
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[asked about his appeal to his mostly female audience] I've got no talent. Still sing flat as a table. I'm a sort of human spaniel. People come to see what I'm like. I make them feel, I exhaust them, I destroy them. See more »

Trivia:

The first pop singer to have a two-million-selling two-sided hit with "Cry" / "The Little White Cloud That Cried" (1951). See more »

Nickname:

The Cry Guy See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed