Ray Winstone

Biography

Date of Birth 19 February 1957, Hackney, London, England, UK Height 5' 10" (1.78 m) Mini Biography Ray Winstone was born in Hackney Hospital, London. He moved to Enfield, at age seven, where his father and mother had a fruit and vegetable business, and he went to school at Edmonton County. He started boxing at the age of twelve at the famous Repton Amateur Boxing Club, was three times London Schoolboy Champion and fought twice for England, UK. In ten years of boxing, he won over 80 medals and trophies. Ray studied acting at the Corona School before being cast by director Alan Clarke as "Carlin" in the BBC Play production of Escoria (1979). He has appeared in numerous TV series over the past 20 years including "Robin of Sherwood" (1984), "Palmer", "Birds of a Feather" (1989), "Between the Lines" (1992), "Ghostbusters of East Finchley" (1995) and, most recently, "Births, Marriages and Deaths" (1999). His film career has burgeoned since his award-winning role in Gary Oldman's Los golpes de la vida (1997), and he recently starred in Fanny and Elvis (1999), Mammy, The (1999) and La zona oscura (1999) (directed by Tim Roth). Spouse Elaine Winstone (1979 - present) 3 children Trade Mark Hard, gritty voice. A tough guy character Trivia 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 Has three children: Lois Winstone (born 1982), a singer with the London-based hip-hop group "Crack Village" who also played his on-screen daughter in Last Orders (2001) and got a part in four episodes of "Policía de barrio" (1984), Jaime Winstone (born 1985) also an actress with ambitions to be a director, and Ellie (born 2001). Was offered the role of Jimmy McNulty in "The Wire - Bajo escucha" (2002), which he turned down because he didn't want to move to Baltimore, away from his family. The role instead went to Dominic West. Is currently learning to ride a horse. Will be conducting an Acting Masterclass at the Cinemagic World screen Festival for Young People 2002, in Belfast N.Ireland. Supports West Ham United Football Club Starred in the short lived TV series "Ghostbusters of East Finchley" (1995). Although this series was completely unrelated to Los cazafantasmas (1984), the original Ghostbusters had characters named Ray and Winston. Son of a greengrocer. One of 105 people invited to join AMPAS in 2008.

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

'Mac' George Michale

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Edge of Darkness

Jedburgh

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The Sweeney

DI Jack Regan

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The Proposition

Captain Stanley

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Sexy Beast

Gary 'Gal' Dove

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Ripley's Game

Reeves

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44 Inch Chest

Colin Diamond

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Scum

Carlin

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Tracker

Arjan van Diemen

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Final Cut

Ray

Starring In
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Damsel

Lord Bayford

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Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

Papa Bear (voice)

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Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher

Bill Warr

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Black Widow

Dreykov

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Cats

Growltiger

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Queen's Corgi, The

Tyson (voice)

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King Of Thieves

Danny Jones

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Jawbone

William Carney

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Iron Men

Himself

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Point Break

Pappas

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Barney Thomson

Holdall

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The Gunman

Stanley

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Zipper

Coaker

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Lords of London

Terry Lord

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Noah

Tubal-cain

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20,000 Days on Earth

Himself

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Ashes

Frank

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The Sweeney

DI Jack Regan

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The Hot Potato

Kenny

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Snow White & The Huntsman

Gort

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Elfie Hopkins: Cannibal Hunter

Butcher Bryn

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Hugo

Uncle Claude

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Hugo

Uncle Claude

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Tracker

Arjan van Diemen

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Rango

Bad Bill (voice)

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London Boulevard

Gant

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Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

Bill Dury

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Edge of Darkness

Jedburgh

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13

Ronald Lynn

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44 Inch Chest

Colin Diamond

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The Devil's Tomb

Blakeley

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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

'Mac' George Michale

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Fool's Gold

Moe Fitch

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Compulsion

Don Flowers

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Beowulf

Beowulf / Golden Man / Dragon

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The Departed

Mr. French

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Breaking and Entering

Bruno

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All In The Game

Frankie

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Mr. Beaver (voice)

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The Proposition

Captain Stanley

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The Magic Roundabout

Soldier Sam (voice)

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Vincent

Vincent Gallagher (8 episodes, 2005-2006)

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Director's Series Vol. 5 - Work of Director Jonathan Glazer

Himself

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Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

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King Arthur

Bors

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Woundings

The Colonel

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Disappeared

Harry Sands

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Everything

Richard

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A Journey to 'Cold Mountain'

Teague

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Cold Mountain

Teague

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Henry VIII

Henry VIII

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Ripley's Game

Reeves

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The Martins

Mr. Marvel

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Last Orders

Vince

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Sexy Beast

Gary 'Gal' Dove

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Face

Dave

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Agnes Browne

Mr. Billy

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Love, Honour & Obey

Ray Kreed

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There's Only One Jimmy Grimble

Harry

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The War Zone

Dad

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Five Seconds To Spare

Vince

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Tube Tales

The Father (segment "My Father the Liar")

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Fanny and Elvis

David Ernest 'Dave' Parker

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The Sea Change

Chas

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Final Cut

Ray

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Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel and Laurence

Pedersen

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Darkness Falls

John Barrett

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Nil by Mouth

Raymond

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Ladybird Ladybird

Simon

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Scum

Carlin (as Raymond Winstone)

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Birds Of A Feather - Series 1

Malcolm / ... (2 episodes, 1991)

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Ladies And Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains

Billy - Vocals for The Looters

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Quadrophenia

Kevin (as Raymond Winstone)

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Scum

Carlin

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Minder - Series 7 - Complete

Arnie (4 episodes, 1984-1989)

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