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Ray Combs (I) (1956–1996)


Ray Combs was born on April 3, 1956 in Hamilton, Ohio, USA as Raymond Neil Combs Jr. He is known for his work on Overboard (1987), Family Feud (1988) and Vampire in Brooklyn (1995). He was married to Debra Jo Loomis. He died on June 2, 1996 in Glendale, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Overboard Elk Cove: Cop at Hospital
(1987)
Family Feud Self - Host
(1988-1993)
Vampire in Brooklyn Game Show Host
(1995)
Me & Mrs. C. Writer
(1986)

Filmography

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 1995 Vampire in Brooklyn
Game Show Host
 1993 In Living Color (TV Series)
- Forever Silky (1993)
 1988 227 (TV Series)
Ray Combs
- And the Survey Says... (1988) ... Ray Combs
 1988 Amen (TV Series)
Harold Buckner
- A Slight Case of Murder: Part 2 (1988) ... Harold Buckner
- A Slight Case of Murder: Part 1 (1988) ... Harold Buckner
 1987 Overboard
Elk Cove: Cop at Hospital
 1987 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Bob Henderson
- And Then There Was One (1987) ... Bob Henderson
 1986 You Again? (TV Series)
Wayne / Delivery Man
- Enid Moves In (1986)
- Sports Fantasy (1986) ... Wayne
- The Wake (1986) ... Delivery Man
 1985 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Technican
- Doo-Wah (1985) ... Technican
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (17 credits)
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Personal Details

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(In 1988, on succeeding Richard Dawson as the host of Family Feud (1988)): "People say those are big shoes to fill. I don't have to wear his shoes. I've got my own". See more »

Trivia:

Was friends with wrestling manager Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, who, in his autobiography, said he felt Combs being a game show host was an insult. See more »

Trademark:

His cordless microphone (starting on post-1990 episodes of Family Feud (1988))

Nickname:

Ray Jr.

Star Sign:

Aries

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