He won the Golden World Award for Ideal Actor within a Music or Humor for his efficiency within the 1980 film, The Idolmaker. He also made an appearance in Dog Military, Body Rock and roll, and Scenes through the Course Struggle in Beverly Hillsides. He produced his film debut in 1974’s The Lords of Flatbush. He performed Sonny Steelgrave in it series Wiseguy. He grew up by his mom, Cecilia, after his dad deserted her and five-year-old Ray. He was motivated to pursue performing after seeing Jack port Lemmon’s performance within the 1962 film, Times of Wines and Roses.