Raymond Allen

Raymond Allen
1929 - 2020

Raymond Allen  American Actor


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American Actor Raymond Allen was born Raymond Gilmore Allen on 5th March, 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri USA and passed away on 10th Aug 2020 California, USA aged 91. He is most remembered for Woodrow "Woody" Anderson on Sanford and Son, Ned the Wino on Good Times. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Raymond Allen was in an on-screen matchup with LaWanda Page in Sanford and Son (1972).

Raymond Allen is a member of the following lists: American television actors, 1929 births and American television actor, 1920s birth stubs.


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First Name Raymond
Middle Name Gilmore
Last Name Allen
Full Name at Birth Raymond Gilmore Allen
Alternative Name Uncle Woody
Age 91 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th March, 1929
Birthplace Kansas City, Missouri USA
Died 10th August, 2020
Place of Death California, USA
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Woodrow "Woody" Anderson on Sanford and Son, Ned the Wino on Good Times
Year(s) Active 1946–1985

Raymond Gilmore Allen (March 5, 1929 – August 10, 2020) was an American television actor. He was best known for his appearances on television during the 1970s. He had recurring roles as Ned the Wino on Good Times, as Aunt Esther's husband, Woodrow "Woody" Anderson on the NBC sitcom series Sanford and Son, and as mechanic Merle the Earl on Starsky and Hutch. He reprised his role as Uncle Woody Anderson in the Sanford and Son spin-off, The Sanford Arms. Allen also made guest appearances on The Jeffersons, What's Happening!!, The Love Boat and the film Wattstax.

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Gus Brown and Midnight Brewster1985TV Movie
The Love Boat1977Mr. Cory (1 episode, 1978)TV Show
What's Happening!!1976Mr. Stone (1 episode, 1978)TV Show
Darktown Strutters1975Six BitsMovie
Starsky and Hutch1975Merl 'The Earl' 3 episodes, 1976-1978TV Show
The Jeffersons1975Zeke (1 episode, 1978)TV Show
Good Times1974Ned the WinoTV Show
Sanford and Son1972Uncle Woodrow 'Woody' AndersonTV Show
Insight1960Old ManTV Show

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