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Ray Bolger (1904–1987)

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KNOWN FOR 
The Wizard of Oz (1939) | Babes in Toyland (1961) | Where's Raymond? (1953-1955)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins More »
BORN 
Jan 10, 1904 (died Jan 15, 1987)
HEIGHT 
5' 10½" (1.79m)

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Past Film & Video (25 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Jake and the GiantsJake and the Giants Grateful Acknowledgment  Less 2015 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Prettier Than Ever: The Restoration of OzPrettier Than Ever: The Restoration of Oz (Video) The Scarecrow (archive footage) (uncredited), Performer ("The Merry Old Land of Oz") (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for HildegardeHildegarde Performer ("If I Only Had a Brain")  Less 2001 AUD 4.8MM
  • Primary photo for Quest for Camelot Sing-AlongsQuest for Camelot Sing-Alongs (Video) Performer ("We're Off To See The Wizard")  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for That's Dancing!That's Dancing! Himself - Host, Performer ("On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe", "If I Only Had a Brain", "We're Off to See the Wizard")  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for AnnieAnnie Sound Effects Man at Radio Station (uncredited)  Less 1982 $50MM $57MM
  • Primary photo for The Runner StumblesThe Runner Stumbles Monsignor Nicholson  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Just You and Me, KidJust You and Me, Kid Tom  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment!That's Entertainment! Clips from 'The Wizard of Oz' and 'The Harvey Girls' (archive footage), Performer ("We're Off to See the Wizard" (1938), "If I Only Had the Nerve" (1938)) (uncredited)  Less 1974 $3.2MM
  • Primary photo for The DaydreamerThe Daydreamer The Pieman, Performer ("Who Can Tell")  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Babes in ToylandBabes in Toyland Barnaby, Performer ("We Won't Be Happy Till We Get It", "Castle in Spain")  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for April in ParisApril in Paris S. 'Sam' Winthrop Putnam, Performer ("Life Is Such A Pleasure", "I Ask You" (uncredited), "The Place You Hold in My Heart" (uncredited), "I Know a Place" (uncredited))  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Where's Charley?Where's Charley? Charley Wykeham, Performer ("MAKE A MIRACLE", "MY DARLING, MY DARLING", "ONCE IN LOVE WITH AMY", "BETTER GET OUT OF HERE")  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Look for the Silver LiningLook for the Silver Lining Jack Donahue, Performer ("Can't Yo' Heah Me Callin' Caroline", "Who?", "Ballroom Dance Medley", "Carolina in the Morning", "'Twas the Night Before Christmas", "Jingle Bells") (uncredited)  Less 1949
  • Primary photo for The Harvey GirlsThe Harvey Girls Chris Maule, Performer ("On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe", "Swing Your Partner Round and Round") (uncredited)  Less 1946 $2.5MM
  • Primary photo for Stage Door CanteenStage Door Canteen Ray Bolger, Performer ("The Girl I Love to Leave Behind" (1943))  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Forever and a DayForever and a Day Sentry (scenes deleted)  Less 1943
  • Primary photo for Four Jacks and a JillFour Jacks and a Jill Nifty Sullivan, Performer ("I'm in Good Shape", "Karanina", "Boogie Woogie Conga", "Wherever You Go") (uncredited)  Less 1942
  • Primary photo for SunnySunny Bunny Billings, Performer ("Jack Tar and Sam Gob", "Ringmaster", "Who?")  Less 1941
  • Primary photo for The Wizard of OzThe Wizard of Oz 'Hunk' / The Scarecrow, Performer ("If I Only Had a Brain" (1939), "We're Off to See the Wizard" (1939), "We're Off To See The Wizard" (1939), "If I Only Had the Nerve/We're Off To See The Wizard" (1939), "The Merry Old Land of Oz" (1939), "If I Were King of the Forest" (1939)) (uncredited)  Less 1939 $2.8MM $22MM
  • Primary photo for SweetheartsSweethearts Hans, Performer ("Wooden Shoes" (1938)) (uncredited)  Less 1938
  • Primary photo for The Girl of the Golden WestThe Girl of the Golden West Happy Moore (scenes deleted)  Less 1938
  • Primary photo for RosalieRosalie Bill Delroy, Performer ("On, Brave Old Army Team" (1910), "Anchors Aweigh" (1906), "To Love or Not To Love" (1937)) (uncredited)  Less 1937 $2MM
  • Primary photo for The Great ZiegfeldThe Great Ziegfeld Ray Bolger, Performer ("She's a Follies Girl" (1936)) (uncredited)  Less 1936
  • Primary photo for The Berth MarkThe Berth Mark (Short) Banker  Less 1926
Past Television (24 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Kirstie's Handmade BritainKirstie's Handmade Britain (TV Series) Performer ("If I Only Had a Brain") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • Chagford Show (Nov 23, 2011) Performer ("If I Only Had a Brain") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Life with Judy Garland: Me and My ShadowsLife with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (TV Mini-series) Performer ("We're Off to See the Wizard")  Less 2001– 
  • Primary photo for Diff'rent StrokesDiff'rent Strokes (TV Series) Clarence Markwell (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Peter and the Magic EggPeter and the Magic Egg (TV Movie) Uncle Amos Egg (voice)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Gaylord Nelson / Spencer Randolph (2 episodes, 1978–1982)  Less 1978–1982 2
  • Primary photo for Aloha ParadiseAloha Paradise (TV Series) Harry Carr (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Battlestar GalacticaBattlestar Galactica (TV Series) Vector (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Little House on the PrairieLittle House on the Prairie (TV Series) Toby Noe (2 episodes, 1978–1979)  Less 1978–1979 2
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Andy Hopkins / Horace McDonald (2 episodes, 1977–1979)  Less 1977–1979 2
  • Primary photo for Heaven Only KnowsHeaven Only Knows (TV Movie) Simon  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Three on a DateThree on a Date (TV Movie) Andrew  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for BarettaBaretta (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Captains and the KingsCaptains and the Kings (TV Mini-series) R.J. Squibbs (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The 48th Annual Academy AwardsThe 48th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Performer, Performer ("Hollywood Honors Its Own")  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The EntertainerThe Entertainer (TV Movie) Billy Rice  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Partridge FamilyThe Partridge Family (TV Series) Grandpa Walter Renfrew / Grandpa Fred Renfrew (3 episodes, 1970–1972), Performer ("Bye, Bye, Blackbird") (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970–1972 3
  • Primary photo for Nanny and the ProfessorNanny and the Professor (TV Series) Uncle Horace (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for The Jean Arthur ShowThe Jean Arthur Show (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for The Red Skelton ShowThe Red Skelton Show (TV Series) 'Mayor' Threadbare III (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Performer ("The Three B's", "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue") (1 episode, 1961), Himself - Host (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
    • The Music of Richard Rodgers (Nov 10, 1961) Himself - Host, Performer ("The Three B's", "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue")  Less
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Stan Maylor / Alfred Boggs (2 episodes, 1958–1959)  Less 1958–1959 2
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Himself - Performer (1 episode, 1959), Performer ("That's Entertainment" (uncredited), "Together, Wherever We Go" (uncredited), "Everybody Likes My Girl", "Harrigan" (uncredited), "Give Me Regards to Broadway" (uncredited)) (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
    • Give My Regards to Broadway (Dec 6, 1959) Himself - Performer, Performer ("That's Entertainment" (uncredited), "Together, Wherever We Go" (uncredited), "Everybody Likes My Girl", "Harrigan" (uncredited), "Give Me Regards to Broadway" (uncredited))  Less
  • Primary photo for MGM ParadeMGM Parade (TV Series) Scarecrow (1 episode, 1955), Performer ("If I Only Had the Nerve/We're Off To See The Wizard") (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
    • Episode #1.2 (Sep 21, 1955) Scarecrow (archive footage), Performer ("If I Only Had the Nerve/We're Off To See The Wizard") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Where's Raymond?Where's Raymond? (TV Series) Ray Wallace / Raymond (61 episodes, 1953–1955), Performer ("I Hope You Have a Merry Christmas") (1 episode, 1953), Performer ("Louise", "Tiptoe Through The Tulips") (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1953–1955 61
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Self (50 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself - Actor (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Whimsical World of OzThe Whimsical World of Oz (TV Movie) Himself / The Scarecrow  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 56th Annual Academy AwardsThe 56th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Original Score  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor / Himself - Co-Host (3 episodes, 1971–1979)  Less 1971–1979
  • Primary photo for The 51st Annual Academy AwardsThe 51st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Costume Design  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'The Wizard of Oz'The Making of 'The Wizard of Oz' (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for ABC's Silver Anniversary CelebrationABC's Silver Anniversary Celebration (TV Special) Himself  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Tomorrow ShowThe Tomorrow Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Donny and MarieDonny and Marie (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest (4 episodes, 1963–1976)  Less 1963–1976
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  • Primary photo for The 29th Annual Tony AwardsThe 29th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for At Long Last ColeAt Long Last Cole (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Dinah's PlaceDinah's Place (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Bob Hope ShowThe Bob Hope Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Social Security in ActionSocial Security in Action (TV Series) Himself  Less 1958–1968
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1965–1967)  Less 1965–1967
  • Primary photo for PasswordPassword (TV Series) Panelist / Himself (2 episodes, 1963–1967)  Less 1963–1967
  • Primary photo for The Match GameThe Match Game (TV Series) Team Captain (15 episodes, 1965–1967)  Less 1965–1967
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  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for The Bell Telephone HourThe Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) Himself - Host / Himself / Himself - Singer / Dancer (7 episodes, 1960–1966)  Less 1960–1966
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  • Primary photo for The Judy Garland ShowThe Judy Garland Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The ChristophersThe Christophers (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1961–1962)  Less 1961–1962
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The 16th Annual Tony AwardsThe 16th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Guest Panelist / Himself - Mystery Guest (2 episodes, 1956–1961)  Less 1956–1961
  • Primary photo for The 15th Annual Tony AwardsThe 15th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for The Revlon RevueThe Revlon Revue (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for The 14th Annual Tony AwardsThe 14th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Celebrity GolfCelebrity Golf (TV Series) Self (1 episode)  Less 1960– 
  • Primary photo for Sunday ShowcaseSunday Showcase (TV Series) Himself - Performer (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowThe Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1958–1959)  Less 1958–1959
  • Primary photo for The All-Star Christmas ShowThe All-Star Christmas Show (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Big RecordThe Big Record (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Perry Como ShowThe Perry Como Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest Host / Himself (2 episodes, 1956–1958)  Less 1956–1958
  • Primary photo for Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London PalladiumVal Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (TV Series) Himself - Top Of The Bill (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
    • Episode #3.25 (Mar 9, 1958) Himself - Top Of The Bill  Less
  • Primary photo for Ted Mack & the Original Amateur HourTed Mack & the Original Amateur Hour (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1958)  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Washington SquareWashington Square (TV Series) Himself (14 episodes, 1956–1957)  Less 1956–1957
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  • Primary photo for The George Gobel ShowThe George Gobel Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Plays GolfScreen Snapshots: Hollywood Plays Golf (Short) Himself  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for Max Liebman Presents: Big TimeMax Liebman Presents: Big Time (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for A Star Is Born World PremiereA Star Is Born World Premiere (TV Short) Himself  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The Colgate Comedy HourThe Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Houston Post Contest Winners Arrive in Los AngelesHouston Post Contest Winners Arrive in Los Angeles (Short) Himself  Less 1939
  • Primary photo for Electrical PowerElectrical Power (Short) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1938
Archive Footage (28 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Toys of Anti-ChristToys of Anti-Christ (TV Mini-series) The Scarecrow (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Part 1: The Living Image (Jan 11, 2011) The Scarecrow (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for A Star Is Born: Special FeaturesA Star Is Born: Special Features (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on MeJohnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Conan O'BrienThe Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) The Scarecrow (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009
    • Episode #1.76 (Sep 30, 2009) The Scarecrow (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.75 (Sep 29, 2009) The Scarecrow (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for To Oz! The Making of a ClassicTo Oz! The Making of a Classic (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Yellow Brick Road and BeyondThe Yellow Brick Road and Beyond (Video) Himself / Scarecrow (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Age of Believing: The Disney Live Action ClassicsThe Age of Believing: The Disney Live Action Classics (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) The Scarecrow (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical TreasureHollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and BlockbustersBoffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters Hunk / The Scarecrow (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Buddy Ebsen (Dec 9, 2005) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Because of the Wonderful Things It Does: The Legacy of OzBecause of the Wonderful Things It Does: The Legacy of Oz (Video) Hunk / The Scarecrow (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Oz Tribute: The Art of ImaginationOz Tribute: The Art of Imagination (Video) The Scarecrow (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Broadway: The American MusicalBroadway: The American Musical (TV Mini-series) Self (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Remembering 'Battlestar Galactica'Remembering 'Battlestar Galactica' (Video) Vector (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Legend Floyd: The Dark Side of the RainbowThe Legend Floyd: The Dark Side of the Rainbow (TV Movie) 'Hunk' / The Scarecrow (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
    • Vaudeville (Nov 26, 1997) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for That's Entertainment! IIIThat's Entertainment! III Performer in Clip from 'The Harvey Girls' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1994 $2.5MM $275K
  • Primary photo for Legends of the WestLegends of the West Actor in 'The Harvey girls' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of MagicThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic RevueThe Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue (Video) Barnaby (archive footage)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood PalaceThe Hollywood Palace (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970
    • Episode #7.17 (Feb 7, 1970) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Barnaby (2 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The DuPont Show of the WeekThe DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Ford Star JubileeFord Star Jubilee (TV Series) Hunk / The Scarecrow (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956
    • The Wizard of Oz (Nov 3, 1956) Hunk / The Scarecrow (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for MGM ParadeMGM Parade (TV Series) Himself - Dancer / Scarecrow (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955
    • Episode #1.7 (Oct 26, 1955) Himself - Dancer (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Sep 21, 1955) Scarecrow (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Make Mine LaughsMake Mine Laughs Self (archive footage)  Less 1949

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