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Ray Bolger (Raymond Wallace Bolger) was born on 10 January, 1904 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA, is an Actor, Soundtrack. Discover Ray Bolger's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Ray Bolger networth?
|Popular As||Raymond Wallace Bolger|
|Age||83 years old|
|Born||10 January 1904|
|Birthplace||Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA|
|Date of death||15 January, 1987|
|Died Place||Los Angeles, California, USA|
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Ray Bolger Height, Weight & Measurements
At 83 years old, Ray Bolger height is 5' 10½" (1.79 m) .
|Height||5' 10½" (1.79 m)|
|Body Measurements||Not Available|
|Eye Color||Not Available|
|Hair Color||Not Available|
Who Is Ray Bolger's Wife?
His wife is Gwendolyn Bolger (9 July 1929 - 15 January 1987) ( his death)
|Wife||Gwendolyn Bolger (9 July 1929 - 15 January 1987) ( his death)|
Ray Bolger Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Ray Bolger worth at the age of 83 years old? Ray Bolger’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from USA. We have estimated Ray Bolger's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|The Wizard of Oz (1939)||$3,000 a week.|
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He was posthumously awarded a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars in Palm Springs, California on January 10, 1998.
Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 115-116. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999.
In 1985, he co-hosted the documentary film That's Dancing! (1985) with Liza Minnelli.
Inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame (1980) and the International Tap Dance Hall of Fame (2015).
After his series ended, Bolger guest starred on many television series such as Battlestar Galactica (1978) and Fantasy Island (1977), and had some small roles in movies.
He was always closely identified with the Scarecrow. He once guest starred on the game show Password (1961). When the word "Ray" came up, he said to his partner "Me!". His partner readily answered "Scarecrow!".
In 1953, he turned to television and received his own sitcom, Where's Raymond? (1953), later changed to "The Ray Bolger Show".
Won Broadway's 1949 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for "Where's Charley?", a role he recreated in the film version, Where's Charley? (1952). He was also nominated in the same Tony Award category in 1962 for "All American".
He went to RKO Radio Pictures to make the romantic comedy Four Jacks and a Jill (1942). After this, Bolger went to Broadway, where he received his greatest satisfaction.
This got him noticed by MGM producers and resulted in his being cast in his most famous role, the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz (1939). Surprisingly, even though the film was a success, Bolger's contract with MGM ended.
His first dancing and singing role was in Sweethearts (1938), where he did the "wooden shoes" number with redheaded soprano/actress Jeanette MacDonald.
He was signed to a contract with MGM and his first role was as himself in The Great Ziegfeld (1936).
Bolger was among those entertainers who opened Manhattan's famed Radio City Music Hall on December 27, 1932. After the management realized that the public's taste for vaudeville had waned, it cut back on the live entertainment and supplemented it with movies.
Ray Bolger was born Raymond Wallace Bolger on January 10, 1904 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, to Anne C. (Wallace) and James Edward Bolger, both Irish-Americans. Ray began his career in vaudeville. He was half of a team called "Sanford and Bolger" and also did numerous Broadway shows on his own. Like Gene Kelly, he was a song-and-dance man as well as an actor.