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Ray Anthony

Musician and Actor

Ray Anthony is an American bandleader, trumpeter, songwriter and actor.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ray Anthony.


1922 Birth Born on January 20, 1922.


1940 18 Years Old As a child Anthony, born Raymond Antonini in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, moved with his family to Cleveland, Ohio, where he studied the trumpet with his father. He played in Glenn Miller's band from 1940–1941 and appeared in the Glenn Miller movie Sun Valley Serenade in 1941 before joining the U.S. Navy during World War II. … Read More


1952 30 Years Old He had a #2 chart hit with a remake of the Glenn Miller tune, "At Last" in 1952.
1953 31 Years Old From 1953-1954 Anthony was the musical director on the television series TV's Top Tunes, and he also appeared as himself in the 1955 film Daddy Long Legs.
1955 33 Years Old In 1955 Anthony married his second wife, the sex symbol actress Mamie Van Doren. … Read More
1956 34 Years Old He starred in a short-lived television 1956-1957 variety show, The Ray Anthony Show. … Read More
1958 36 Years Old After van Doren filed for divorce in 1958, citing cruelty, they finally divorced in 1960, and Anthony's brief film career ended at about the same time. … Read More
1959 37 Years Old In the 1959-1960 television season, he guest starred in the episode "Operation Ramrod" of David Hedison's espionage series Five Fingers on NBC.
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