Ray Turner
born: 28 October 1902*
New Mexico,
United States of America
died: 18 August 1981
Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
(age 78)
Black American actor.
*The CADI and tombstone give a birth year of 1895, though 1902 appears to be correct according to most reliable sources.
Real name: Raymond Douglas Turner
Height: 5'7"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography;
plus all films with Charley Chase.

6


1934
You Said A Hatful!
Train porter

1934
Shrimps For A Day
Frightened man on the street

1935
Nurse To You!
George, shoeshine man

1935
Little Sinner
Man asking what time baptism starts

1935
Public Ghost #1
Chauffeur

1940
Turnabout
Mose
NON-HAL ROACH FILMS

1937
The Grand Hooter
Room service waiter

1937
From Bad To Worse
Pullman porter

1938
Men In Fright
Elevator operator

Acknowledgements:
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPJG-3PB
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VM9G-JTL
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-27800-6146-5?cc=2000219 (1940 Census, 65)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMKR-7KC (WWII enlistment)
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-29959-21501-97?cc=1804002
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-29959-21780-94?cc=1804002 (second marriage - claims first, but 1940 Census above says otherwise)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MK1N-YH4 (I think this is him in the 1910 Census?)
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=3855193 (FindaGrave - says TEC 4 US ARMY WORLD WAR II)
https://archive.org/stream/13thcensus1910po1550unit#page/n432/mode/1up (1910 Census)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FX3G-K5C (parents' marriage)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2MG-9T3 (parents' marriage)
Jesse Brisson (help and information)
Jim Jarvis (help and information)
Matthew Lydick (identification in Nurse To You!)

This page was last updated on: 28 May 2018