Johnnie Ray

Johnnie Ray
1927 - 1990

Johnnie Ray  American Singer


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According to our records, Johnnie Ray is possibly single.


Johnnie Ray was previously married to Marilyn Morrison (1952).

Johnnie Ray was in relationships with Charlotte Austin (1954 - 1955), Terry Moore (1951 - 1952), Sabrina and Dorothy Kilgallen.

Johnnie Ray had an encounter with Mitch Miller.


American Singer Johnnie Ray was born John Alvin Ray on 10th January, 1927 in Hopewell, Oregon, United States and passed away on 24th Feb 1990 Los Angeles, CA aged 63. He is most remembered for Cry. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Johnnie Ray is a member of the following lists: LGBT songwriters, Singers from Oregon and LGBT people from Oregon.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 66 years, 4 months - -
Dating4 8 months, 5 days 3 months, 24 days 7 months, 3 days
Encounter1 - - -
Total6 66 years, 4 months 11 years, 3 months 7 months, 3 days


First Name Johnnie
Last Name Ray
Full Name at Birth John Alvin Ray
Alternative Name The Cry Guy, The Prince of Wails, Johnnie Ray
Age 63 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th January, 1927
Birthplace Hopewell, Oregon, United States
Died 24th February, 1990
Place of Death Los Angeles, CA
Cause of Death Cirrhosis of the Liver
Build Slim
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Gay
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Cry
Music Genre (Text) Traditional pop
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1951–1989
Music Style Vocal Pop, Traditional Pop
Music Mood Angst-Ridden, Theatrical, Dramatic, Distraught, Cathartic, Melancholy, Earnest, Tense/Anxious, Refined/Mannered, Passionate, Plaintive, Brooding, Eerie, Intimate, Gloomy, Sad, Ominous, Intense
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, piano
Record Label Okeh, Columbia
Friend Betty Grable

John Alvin "Johnnie" Ray (January 10, 1927 – February 24, 1990) was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Extremely popular for most of the 1950s, Ray has been cited by critics as a major precursor of what would become rock and roll, for his jazz and blues-influenced music and his animated stage personality. Tony Bennett credits Ray as being the true father of rock and roll.

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Partner Comparison

Johnnie Ray63 CapricornSinger
Charlotte Austin84 ScorpioActress
Marilyn Morrison-
Terry Moore89 CapricornActress
Dorothy Kilgallen52 CancerColumnist
Sabrina80 TaurusModel (Adult/Glamour)
Mitch Miller99 CancerConductor


Billy Idol: Don't Need a Gun1987Crying ManMovie
CHiPs1977Johnnie RayTV Show
The ABC Comedy Hour1972TV Show
Rogue's Gallery1968Police OfficerMovie
A Santa for Christmas1957TV Movie
There's No Business Like Show Business1954Steve DonahueMovie
Shower of Stars1954TV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Johnnie PulaskiTV Show
The Jack Benny Program1950Johnnie RayTV Show


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christopher t martinApr 7, 2013

i have met larry g anderson nice guy, just like his dad and he can sing like him as well. he never talks a lot about it. he told me that was my dad life and i do my own thing as a entertainer.still larry has his dads talent and class just like johnnie did.,keep it up larry! ctm

jack baysonMar 28, 2009

johnnie had a son named lary in 1956, the real son of johnine? o yes` i new johnnie for years meet both in a bar in calif, johnnie was talking to lary. lary seemed quit upset and seem to be crying, johnnie was talking in a soft voice to him then both got up and left.the bar keeper told me, thats johnnie kid! told him yes i know. he in las vegas somewhere under the name of lary glen anderson. thats show business,sad. jack houserla calf.

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