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Biography

Ray Winstone | Biography

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Ray Winstone's facts

Date of Birth 1957-02-19
Nationality English
Profession Actor
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Married to Elaine
Married on 1979
Net Worth(s) $1.5 million
Name on Birth Raymond Andrew Winstone
Divorce No
Place of Birth Homerton, Hackney, London, England

One of the versatile actors of English movie and television industry, Raymond Andrew Winstone professionally known as ‘Ray Winstone’ is widely recognized for his role of Carlin portrayed in 1979 movie ‘Scum’. He also became from playing the role of Will Scarlet in the TV series ‘Robin of Sherwood’. This extremely talented actor landed on earth on 19th February 1957 in Homerton, Hackney, London, England. He was interested in acting from his childhood days. Winstone joined the ‘Corona Stage Academy’ to pursue his dream of becoming a renowned actor. His first role came in the 1963 movie ‘What a Crazy World’. After putting his first step towards acting world, he further continued his acting journey by appearing in the popular television series ‘The Sweeney’.

Winstone got his career turning role in British TV series ‘Robin of Sherwood’. His exceptional performance as Will Scarlet gained high appreciation from the audience. After showing his acting potentiality, he appeared in numerous television shows like ‘The Sweeney’, ‘The Bill’, ‘Boon’, ‘Ever Decreasing Circles’, ‘Fairly Secret Army’, ‘One Foot in the Grave’, ‘Birds of a Feather’, ‘Kavanagh QC’, ‘Auf Wiedersehen’, ‘Get back’ and ‘Pet’. His next phenomenal performance came in the drama ‘Nil By Mouth’. He even received BAFTA nomination for his brilliant performance in the drama. In 2000, he starred in the popular cult movie titled ‘Love, Honour and Obey’. In the same year, he appeared in the play ‘To the Green Fields Beyond’. Winstone made his debut appearance in the action movie ‘King Arthur’.  In the year 2006, he was casted British television drama ‘All in the Game’. He was awarded with an ‘International Emmy award’ for his phenomenal performance in ITV drama ‘Vincent’. His other appreciable role came in the movie ‘Tracker’. He also gained huge recognition from playing the role of CIA agent in ‘Edge of Darkness’. The talented actor is recently busy shooting for the movie ‘The Gunman’ and ‘Point Break’.

Moving towards his personal life biography, this versatile actor’s relationship status is married. He got married to Elaine in the year 1979 while shooting for the movie ‘That Summer’. From being in a marital relation with his wife, he is blessed with three daughters. His both eldest daughters ‘Lois’ and ‘Jaime’ carries the same profession as their father. Currently, Winstone is living blissful life with his wife and children in Roydon, Essex. There is no news published about his divorce neither he was linked up with another actresses. But this renowned movie personality came into the limelight of the media with the news of bankrupt on 4th October 1988 and 19th March 1993.

Ray Winstone, the well-established and renowned actor of British movie world has dashing personality. He has a great physique with being blessed with the charming face. Even reaching at the age of 57 he seems much younger and fitter than his real age. He looks dashing and attractive when he performed in the small and big screen. This god gifted actor stands with an exemplified height of 6 feet 1 inches and carries weight of 85 kg. With his brilliant acting performances, he has gathered huge fan following all over the world. In fact, he is listed in the name of one of versatile actors of English movie and television industry.

Winstone gained both recognition and rewards from his acting career. As of 2014, he has earned an estimated net worth amount of $1.5 million. He has inspiration to all the young actors who want to make their name popular in the movie industry. More about this renowned movie and television personality can be obtained from the wiki and reading his brief bio on IMDb. His fans can get recent news and upcoming movie projects through following his twitter account @ray_winstone.