Ray Walston

American actor and comedian (1914–2001) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Herman Raymond Walston (November 2, 1914 – January 1, 2001) was an American actor and comedian, well known as the title character on My Favorite Martian. His other major film, television, and stage roles included Luther Billis (South Pacific), Mr. Applegate (Damn Yankees), Orville J. Spooner (Kiss Me, Stupid), J. J. Singleton (The Sting), Poopdeck Pappy (Popeye), Mr. Hand (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), Candy (Of Mice and Men), Glen Bateman (The Stand), and Judge Henry Bone (Picket Fences).[1] He also played one of the miners in Paint Your Wagon (1969) with Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood.

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Ray Walston
A black-and-white photo of Walston as a Martian, with a shiny suit and antenna on his head
Walston in My Favorite Martian, 1963
Herman Raymond Walston

(1914-11-02)November 2, 1914
DiedJanuary 1, 2001(2001-01-01) (aged 86)
Other names
  • Herman Ray Walston
  • Raymond Walston
  • Actor
  • comedian
Years active1940s–2000
Ruth Calvert Walston
(m. 1943)