Ray Winstone

Ray Winstone

Feb. 19th, 1957
Born in
Hackney, London, England, UK
5' 10"

Ray Winstone's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Robin of Sherwood (UK) TV Show
Robin of Sherwood (UK)
Ben Hur (CA) TV Show
Ben Hur (CA)
Great Expectations (UK) TV Show
Great Expectations (UK)
Moonfleet (UK) TV Show
Moonfleet (UK)
Vincent (UK) TV Show
Vincent (UK)
Parkinson (UK) TV Show
Parkinson (UK)
Sweeney Todd (UK) TV Show
Sweeney Todd (UK)
Fairly Secret Army (UK) TV Show
Fairly Secret Army (UK)
Father Matthew's Daughter (UK) TV Show
Father Matthew's Daughter (UK)
Fox (UK) TV Show
Fox (UK)
Get Back (UK) TV Show
Get Back (UK)
Johnny Vegas: 18 Stone of Idiot (UK) TV Show
Johnny Vegas: 18 Stone of Idiot (UK)
Pulaski (UK) TV Show
Pulaski (UK)

Main Movie Roles

2014 - 20,000 Days on Earth
2014 - Noah
2011 - Rango
2011 - Hugo Cabret
2010 - Edge of Darkness
2010 - Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
2009 - The Devil's Tomb
2009 - 44 Inch Chest
2008 - Fool's Gold
2008 - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
2007 - Beowulf
2006 - Breaking And Entering
2006 - The Departed
2005 - The Proposition
2005 - The Magic Roundabout
2005 - The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
2004 - King Arthur
2003 - Cold Mountain
2002 - Ripley's Game
2001 - Last Orders
2000 - There's Only One Jimmy Grimble
2000 - Sexy Beast
2000 - Love, Honour and Obey
1999 - The War Zone
1997 - Nil by mouth
1982 - Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains
1979 - Scum
1979 - Quadrophenia

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Prison Warder
Simon Fielder
Bill Bateman
Vagrant & Millichope
Colin Latham
[Complete List]


Born in London, Ray Winstone (I) was an amateur boxer who won all of his senior fights. He was therefore a natural for the role of boxer "Kenny Fox" in the TV series "Fox" (1980), which started his acting career. Ray has appeared in films such as Scum (1979), Quadrophenia (1979), That Summer (1979) and Tank Malling (1989). He has appeared in TV series too numerous to list, which include "Robin of Sherwood" (1984), "Minder" (1979), "Boon" (1986), "C.A.T.S. Eyes" (1985), "Pulaski" (1987), "Palmer", "Get Back" (1992) and, his most recent one, "Ghostbusters of East Finchley" (1995).

  • Recently turned down a considerable amount of money to star in a big-budget police drama in the US because he didn't want to drag his family over to Baltimore for seven months of the year for five years - and he didn't want one-year-old Ellie to grow up with an American accent.
  • Son of a greengrocer.
  • Is currently learning to ride a horse.
  • The Robin of Sherwood International fanclub can be reached by sending a SASE or IRC to Spirit of Sherwood, 1276 W. Marshall, Ferndale, Michigan 48220, USA or email ChrisRHood@aol.com
  • Starred in the short lived TV series _"Ghostbusters of East Finchley" (1995)_ (qv). Although this series was completely unrelated to _Ghost Busters (1984)_ (qv), the original Ghostbusters had characters named Ray and Winston.
  • Has three children: 'Lois Winstone' (qv) (born 1982), a singer with the London-based hip-hop group "Crack Village" who also played his on-screen daughter in _Last Orders (2001)_ (qv) and got a part in four episodes of _"The Bill" (1984)_ (qv), 'Jaime Winstone' (qv) (born 1985) also an actress with ambitions to be a director, and Ellie (born 2001).
  • One of 105 people invited to join AMPAS in 2008.
  • Supports West Ham United Football Club

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