Winstone, Ray 1957–

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WINSTONE, Ray 1957–

(Ray Winston, Raymond Winstone)


Full name, Raymond Andrew Winstone, Jr.; born February 19, 1957, in London, England; son of Raymond Andrew Winstone, Sr. (a greengrocer and taxi driver); married Elaine, 1979; children: Lois, Jamie, Ellie. Education: Studied acting at Corona School, 1975–76.

Addresses: Agent—International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Manager—Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor and producer. Appeared in television commercials for Omaha Public Television, Pot Needle, Cider, and Sky TV. Previously worked as an amateur boxer, winning London Schoolboy Championship three times and over 80 medals and trophies, 1970–78; salesman.

Awards, Honors: Film Award nomination, most promising newcomer to leading film role, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1980, for That Summer; Film Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a leading role, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1998, British Independent Film Award, best performance by a British actor in an independent film, 1998, both for Nil by Mouth; Royal Television Society Award, best actor—male, 1999, for Our Boy; British Independent Film Award nomination, best actor, 1999, European Film Award nomination, best actor, 1999, both for The War Zone; British Independent Film Award nomination, best actor, 2001, for Sexy Beast; European Film Award nomination (with others), best actor, 2001, National Board of Review Award (with others), best acting by an ensemble, 2001, both for Last Orders.


Film Appearances:

Steve, That Summer, Columbia, 1979.

Carlin, Scum, World Northal, 1979.

(As Raymond Winstone) Kevin, Quadrophenia (also known as Quadrophenia: A Way of Life), 1979.

Billy, Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (also known as All Washed Up), Paramount, 1982.

Timmy, Number One, Columbia, 1984.

John "Tank" Malling, Tank Malling (also known as Beyond Soho and Double Cross), 1989.

Simon Peters, Ladybird, Ladybird, Group I/Rank, 1994.

Jim, Yellow, 1996.

Messenger, Masculine Mescaline, 1996.

Raymond, Nil by Mouth (also known as Ne pas avaler), Sony Pictures Classics, 1997.

Dave, Face, New Line Home Video, 1997.

Woody Williamson, Our Boy, British Broadcasting Corp., 1997.

Chas, Sea Change (also known as Cambio de rumbo), 1998.

John Barrett, Darkness Falls, 1998.

The colonel, Woundings (also known as Brand New World), 1998.

Ray, Final Cut, Downtown Pictures, 1999.

Vince, Five Seconds to Spare, 1999.

Pedersen, Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel, and Laurence (also known as The Very Thought of You), Miramax, 1999.

David Ernest "Dave" Parker, Fanny and Elvis, United International Pictures, 1999.

Mr. Billy, Agnes Browne, October Films, 1999.

Dad, The War Zone (also known as Tim Roth's "The War Zone" and Zona di guerra), Lot 47 Films, 1999.

John Barrett, Darkness Falls, 1999.

Father, "My Father, the Liar," Tube Tales, Paramount, 1999.

Ray Kreed, Love, Honour, and Obey (also known as Love, Honor, and Obey and Love, Honour & Obey), Keystone Pictures, 2000.

Gary "Gal" Dove, Sexy Beast, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2000.

Harry, There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (also known as Jimmy Grimble), Pathe, 2000.

Vince "Vincey" Dodds, Last Orders (also known as Letzte runde), Sony Pictures Classics, 2001.

Mr. Marvel, The Martins, Icon Film Distribution, 2001.

Reeves, Ripley's Game (also known as Il gioco di Ripley), Fine Line Features, 2002.

Bouncer (short), 2002.

Teague, Cold Mountain, Miramax, 2003.

Bors, King Arthur (also known as King Arthur: Director's Cut), Buena Vista, 2004.

Himself, Climbing "Cold Mountain" (documentary), Miramax Home Entertainment, 2004.

Richard, Everything, Soda Pictures, 2004.

(English version) Voice of Soldier Sam, The Magic Roundabout (also known as Pollux—Le manege enchante and Sprung! The Magic Roundabout; animated), Miramax, 2005.

Voice of Mr. Beaver, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Buena Vista, 2005.

Captain Stanley, The Proposition, 2005.

Himself, Blood on the Land: The Making of a King (documentary short), Buena Vista, 2005.

William Blake, Jerusalem, 2005.

Film Work:

Executive producer, Brown Paper Bag, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Kenny Fox, Fox, ITV (England), 1980.

Will Scarlet, Robin of Sherwood (also known as Robin Hood), Showtime and ITV, 1984.

Father Charlie, Father Matthew's Daughter, BBC (England), 1987.

Martin Sweet, Get Back, BBC, 1992.

Thane, Ghostbusters of East Finchley, BBC, 1995.

Lenny Milton, Tough Love, Granada (England), 2000.

Storyteller, The Fear, BBC, 2001.

Vincent Gallagher, Vincent, 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Terry, Love Story: Mr. Right, BBC (England), 1983.

Alex Collins, Underbelly, BBC, 1992.

Alan, Births, Marriages, and Deaths, BBC and BBC America, 1999.

Title role, Henry VIII, ITV (England) and PBS, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Will Scarlet, Robin Hood and the Sorcerer (also known as Robin Hood: The Legend, Part 1), CBS, 1983.

Timmy, Number One, 1985.

Stan Castigano, Blore M.P., BBC (England), 1989.

Molson, Absolute Hell, BBC, and WNET (New York City), 1991.

Charlie Brett-Smith, Black and Blue, 1992.

Jack Swan, The Negotiator, BBC, 1994.

Duncan, Macbeth On the Estate, BBC, 1997.

Woody Williamson, Our Boy, BBC, 1997.

Neville, Last Christmas, BBC America, 1999.

Father, "My Father, the Liar," Tube Tales, British Sky (England), 1999.

Lenny Milton, Lenny Blue, Granada (England), 2002.

Harry Sands, She's Gone, ITV (England), 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilot Movies:

Will Scarlet, Robin Hood and the Sorcerer (also known as Robin Hood: The Legend, Part 1), Showtime, 1983.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Carlin, Scum, BBC (England), 1977.

Dave, Venice Report (documentary), 1997.

The Orange British Academy Film Awards, 2000.

The BBC and BAFTA Tribute to Michael Caine, 2000.

Himself, The 100 Greatest Movie Stars (documentary), 2003.

Presenter, Irish Film and Television Awards, 2003.

The Making of "King Arthur" (documentary), 2004.

Presenter, The BAFTA TV Awards 2004, BBC (England), 2004.

Himself, The Making of "Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains" (also known as "Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains": Behind the Movie; documentary), 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Raymond Winstone) Second youth, "Loving Arms," The Sweeney, 1976.

"The Factory," Play for Today, BBC1 (England), 1981.

Tully, "Ninety Per Cent Proof," Bergerac, BBC1, 1983.

Stubby Collins, "When the Talking Had to Stop," Fairly Secret Army, 1984.

Stubby Collins, "The Pulses Quicken," Fairly Secret Army, 1984.

Stubby Collins, "Eight Bods … Need More," Fairly Secret Army, 1984.

Colin, "The Fugitive," Auf Wiedersehen Pet, ITV (England), 1984.

"The Car Lot Baggers," Minder, ITV, 1984.

"Goodbye Sailor," Minder, ITV, 1984.

"A Number of Old Wives Tales," Minder, ITV, 1984.

Geoff, "One Away," Cats Eyes, ITV, 1986.

Harold, "Manure," Ever Decreasing Circles, BBC (England), 1986.

Billy, "A Ride on the Wild Side," Boon, ITV, 1987.

Detective Sergeant Ford, "And the Killer of Rose Amelia Bonner," Pulaski, BBC, 1987.

Detective Sergeant Ford, "Ten by Eight Glossy," Pulaski, BBC, 1987.

Prisoner warden, "Poetic Justice," Birds of a Feather, BBC, 1991.

Malcolm, "We'll Always Have Majorca," Birds of a Feather, BBC, 1991.

Sergeant Godley, "A Watch & Chain of Course," Between the Lines, BBC, 1992.

Terry, "Smashing Bird," Murder Most Horrid, 1994.

Jack MacKenzie, "Mitigating Circumstances," The Bill, 1995.

Terry Brennan, "Heartbreak Hotel," Casualty, BBC1, 1995.

Convict, "Two Against the Rock," Space Precinct, syndicated, 1995.

Jack MacKenzie, "Mitigating Circumstances," The Bill, ITV, 1995.

"Remember Me," Thief Takers, ITV, 1996.

Sharman, ITV, 1996.

"The Burning Dock," Kavanagh QC, ITV, 1996.

Millichope, "Starbound," One Foot in the Grave, BBC1, 1996.

TFI Friday, Channel 4 (England), 1999.

Breakfast, BBC, 2001, 2002.

Steve Searle, At Home with the Braithwaites, ITV, 2002.

The Kumars at No. 42, BBC America and BBC2, 2002.

In the Know, BBC, 2004.

This Morning, ITV, 2004.

Soccer AM, Sky, 2004.

GMTV, ITV, 2004.

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, BBC, 2004.

Parkinson, BBC, 2005.

Johnny Vegas: 18 Stone of Idiot, Channel 4, 2005.

Television Work; Movies:

She's Gone, ITV (England), 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Not Quite Jerusalem, 1980, 1988.

Hinkermann, 1988.

Mr. Thomas, 1990.

Some Voice, Royal Court, London, 1994.

Pale Horse, 1995.

Dealer's Choice, 1995.

To the Green Fields and Beyond, Donmar Warehouse, London, 2000.

Griffin, The Night Heron, Royal Court Jerwood Theater Downstairs, London, 2002.

Also appeared in What a Crazy World We're Living In; QR's & AI's Clearly Slate.

Radio Appearances:

Appeared in Winners and A Number of Old Wives Tales.