Aldo Ray

Actor Aldo Ray

Aldo Ray was an American actor.
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home town
Pen Argyl
Death Place
City of Martinez

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Maria's B-Movie Mayhem: Haunted - DVD Talk
Google News - over 6 years
We learn of an Apache Indian woman named Abanaki (Ann Michelle) who has been falsely accused of stealing the horse belonging to a soldier (Aldo Ray) and who is subsequently punished for her crime by being tied topless to a horse and sent off into the
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It Should Happen to You - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
... won her the Oscar for best actress over Gloria Swanson in Sunset Blvd.; and the little-known gem The Marrying Kind (1952), an often dramatic, deeply human look at a working-class marriage, introducing Aldo Ray in a superbly artless performance
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DVD Extra: Sony's MOD -- Madman, madwoman, musical remakes - New York Post (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
Aldo Ray basically has the Ralph Bellamy role (an Alaskan millionaire here) in the not-bad screenplay by Mary Loos and Richard Sale. "Three for the Show'' (1955), filmed in handsome Technicolor and CinemaScope, is another musical remake,
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My amazing life among the Hollywood stars - Halifax Evening Courier
Google News - over 6 years
Aldo Ray: he was staying at the same hotel as our group on one of our tours so I got to know him quite well. He had worked with Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn in Pat and Mike (1952) and with Humphrey Bogart on We're No Angels in 1955 so I was very
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Isaak ready to man the switch at TCM - Stockton Record
Google News - over 6 years
Aldo Ray, also high on Isaak's Hollywood hit parade, and Robert Ryan are the main men in "God's Little Acre." Orson Welles directed "Touch of Evil" and Andy Griffith's uncharacteristically villainous role attracted Isaak to "Face in the Crowd" (see
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More Details About Maria Kanellis' 'B Movie Mayhem' DVD Series - Diva Dirt
Google News - over 6 years
Maria will bring you the gory horror cult classic MARDI GRAS MASSACRE, the Native American horror flick HAUNTED with Aldo Ray, and Double-bills of SCREAM / BARN OF THE NAKED DEAD and LOVE ME DEADLY / CURIOUS CASE OF THE CAMPUS CORPSE
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Exhibit shows landscapes of past - The Augusta Chronicle
Google News - over 6 years
5 will bring a showing of God's Little Acre , a 1958 adaptation of the Erskine Caldwell novel, starring Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, Tina Louise and Buddy Hackett. - The North Augusta Artists Guild will hold a sidewalk art show and sale Saturday from 10 am
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Wilmington on DVD: The Illusionist, Patton, Tracy and Hepburn - Isthmus
Google News - almost 7 years
Pat and Mike (A), US, George Cukor, 1949; with Aldo Ray, Jim Backus and Charles Bronson. Desk Set (B), US, George Seaton, 1957; with Dina Merrill and Gig Young. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (A), US, Stanley Kramer, 1967; with Sidney Poitier,
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Movies on TV, Today & Tonight - Regina Leader-Post
Google News - almost 7 years
4: 30 (39) >> "The Day They Robbed the Bank of England" Aldo Ray. Irish patriot and 1901 gang try for Bank of England gold. (1 hr., 30 mins.) (100)"One Angry Juror" Jessica Capshaw. A juror fights to prove that a defendant is innocent. (1 hr., 30 mins
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What's On Today
NYTimes - over 7 years
8 P.M. (TCM) PRIME TIME FEATURE: 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE KOREAN WAR ''Men in War,'' Anthony Mann's 1957 masterpiece about two rival officers (Robert Ryan, above left, and Aldo Ray) who join forces to save their troops during a retreat from the North Koreans, kicks off this 15-film, 24-hour salute, which recalls the beginning of the Korean War on
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MOVIE REVIEW | 'INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS'; Tarantino Avengers In Nazi Movieland
NYTimes - over 8 years
From the moment the charming, smiling, laughing Nazi in ''Inglourious Basterds,'' Quentin Tarantino's latest cinematic happening, sweeps onto the screen, he owns this film even more than its maker. Played by a little-known Austrian actor, Christoph Waltz, Col. Hans Landa is a vision of big-screen National Socialist villainy, from the smart cut of
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FILM; After Days of Cringing at the Screen, A Reason to Smile Sweetly
NYTimes - almost 9 years
The town may be somewhat quiet, despite the nightly red-carpet bedlam and the throbs of the occasional beach party, but the screens have been alive with the sights and sounds of horror. By the time the 62nd Cannes Film Festival ends on Sunday, audiences will have been subjected to an embarrassment of violent shocks: the whipping of one small child,
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What's On Today
NYTimes - over 9 years
9 P.M. (HBO) THE RECRUITER As it strives to maintain troop levels in Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States Army is encountering a dramatic recruiting crisis. This documentary by Edet Belzberg follows the fervently patriotic Sgt. First Class Clay Usie as he works closely with four recruits in Houma, La., a small Cajun town of shrimpers and oil
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THE WEEK AHEAD: Aug. 27 - Sept. 2; FILM
NYTimes - over 11 years
Few blondes played dumb with more savvy than JUDY HOLLIDAY (1921-65). Possessed of an instrument she could blow as wildly as Ornette Coleman, Holliday squeaked and screeched into the public ear with her star-making turn as Billie Dawn in the 1946 Broadway production of Garson Kanin's ''BORN YESTERDAY.'' Four years later even more ears turned her
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FILM; Anthony Mann, Hollywood Soldier
NYTimes - over 13 years
THE Film Society of Lincoln Center is calling its gratifyingly large retrospective of the director Anthony Mann ''Dark Streets and Vast Horizons,'' a rubric that pretty accurately evokes the elusive, almost self-contradictory nature of this remarkable filmmaker's career. Those dark streets and those vast horizons refer to the genres in which Mann
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Film; When Crime No Longer Pays
NYTimes - over 16 years
SHOEHORNED rather awkwardly into the forthcoming film ''Bandits'' is an exchange between Cate Blanchett, as an unhappily married woman taken in tow by two bank robbers played by Bruce Willis and Billy Bob Thornton, and Mr. Willis, on the touchy subject of what his character does for a living. Indignantly disputing her suggestion that his actions
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MOVIES: CRITIC'S CHOICE
NYTimes - about 17 years
IT always seems to be raining in London in THE END OF THE AFFAIR (1999), Neil Jordan's intoxicating film version of Graham Greene's novel, but Ralph Fiennes and Julianne Moore managed to stay dry, perfectly pressed and immaculately gorgeous. They play the passionate wartime lovers who can barely tear themselves out of bed for bomb warnings. Stephen
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MOVIES: CRITIC'S CHOICE
NYTimes - over 17 years
''I DON'T think the producer has to know much,'' says John Travolta as Chili Palmer, a mobster who decides to become a movie mogul and finds he's more than qualified. GET SHORTY (1995), based on Elmore Leonard's best seller and directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, is satire at its sharpest. Rene Russo, gene Hackman and Delroy Lindo are in fine form. And
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MOVIES THIS WEEK
NYTimes - over 19 years
Four screen enhancements of stage works highlight the movie attractions this week. Under the seasoned direction of Gene Saks, Neil Simon's BAREFOOT IN THE PARK (1967) retains the whimsical spirit of Broadway with a handsome array of Greenwich Village locals, Jane Fonda and Robert Redford as young honeymooners and Mildred Natwick and Charles Boyer
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FILM: THE ACTOR; An Action-Movie Hero Who Eludes the Label
NYTimes - over 20 years
EVEN BRUCE WILLIS SAYS THAT Bruce Willis is an unlikely movie star. ''When I was coming up, there were guys like Robert Redford and Paul Newman and Warren Beatty -- those were movie stars,'' he said. ''I never imagined -- '' His voice trailed off. ''It all got handed to me pretty quickly.'' Mr. Willis was speaking several weeks ago on one of the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Aldo Ray
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1991
    Age 64
    Ray remained in Crockett, with his mother and family and friends. On 19 February 1991 he was admitted to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Martinez, 40 miles east of San Francisco.
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  • 1990
    Age 63
    His last film was Shock 'Em Dead which was filmed in 1990 appearing with Traci Lords and Troy Donahue.
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  • 1989
    Age 62
    In 1989 he was diagnosed with a malignant tumour.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1986
    Age 59
    In 1986 Ray's SAG membership was revoked when it was discovered he was acting in a non-union production, Lethal Injection.
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  • 1984
    Age 57
    Ray was originally cast in the role of Gurney Halleck in David Lynch's 1984 adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel Dune, but was replaced by Patrick Stewart due to ongoing issues with alcoholism.
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  • 1983
    Age 56
    He returned to Crockett in 1983.
  • 1981
    Age 54
    In 1981 Ray told a newspaper that his drinking was "under control" and "I think things are going to shoot straight up.
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  • 1979
    Age 52
    In 1979, Ray appeared in a pornographic movie, Sweet Savage, in a non-sexual role.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1976
    Age 49
    In 1976 he said he was broke.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1966
    Age 39
    In 1966 Ray claimed that "I've been turning down a lot of TV and B movies.
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  • 1965
    Age 38
    He had a small role in Sylvia (1965) and made a pilot for a TV series financed by Joe E. Levine, Steptoe and Son (an unsuccessful adaptation of the British TV series). "I feel I shall have a complete regeneration of my career," he said in 1965.
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  • 1964
    Age 37
    Ray returned to Hollywood in 1964.
  • 1959
    Age 32
    In 1959, Ray was cast as Hunk Farber in the episode, "Payment in Full" of the NBC western series, Riverboat.
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    He starred in 1959 in Four Desperate Men (The Siege of Pinchgut).
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  • 1958
    Age 31
    Ray had been popular with Harry Cohn because, in the actor's words, “He took no shit from anybody and he saw that I was that kind of a guy, too.” But when Cohn died in 1958, Columbia elected not to renew Ray's contract and he decided to leave Hollywood.
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  • 1957
    Age 30
    On January 31, 1957, Ray appeared on NBC's The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford.
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    By 1957, in any event, he had left WNDR and the radio business and returned to Hollywood.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1956
    Age 29
    In 1956, in between appearances in Three Stripes In The Sun and Men in War, Ray tried his hand at radio, working as a personality and announcer at Syracuse, New York hit music station WNDR.
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    In 1956 Ray refused to appear in Beyond Mombassa because he did not want to go on location.
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  • 1953
    Age 26
    In 1953, he starred opposite Jane Wyman in Let's Do It Again, then followed this acting opposite Rita Hayworth in Miss Sadie Thompson (1953), a remake of the W.
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  • 1951
    Age 24
    Harry Cohn felt the name "Aldo Da Rae" was too close to "Dare" and wanted to change it to "John Harrison"; the actor refused and "Aldo Ray" was the compromise. He divorced his wife and resigned as constable in September 1951.
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  • 1950
    Age 23
    Ray started his new job in November 1950.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1946
    Age 19
    Upon leaving the Navy in May 1946 he returned to Crockett.
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  • 1944
    Age 17
    In 1944, at age 18, during World War II, Aldo entered the United States Navy, serving as a frogman until 1946; he saw action at Okinawa with UDT-17.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1926
    Born
    Born on September 25, 1926.
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