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Ray Milland Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Ray Milland Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1¼ in
Weight 92 kg
Date of Birth January 3, 1907
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Date of Death March 10, 1986

Ray Milland was a Welsh-American actor and director who was well-known for starring in popular films like The Lost Weekend (1945), The Jungle Princess (1936), Reap the Wild Wind (1942), The Big Clock (1948), Dial M for Murder (1954), The Thief (1952), Love Story (1970), etc.

Born Name

Alfred Reginald Jones

Nick Name

Ray Milland, Spike Milland

Ray Milland as seen in 1947
Ray Milland as seen in 1947 (Whitey Schafer / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Age

Ray was born on January 3, 1907.

Died

He passed away on March 10, 1986, from lung cancer in California at the age of 79.

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Neath, Glamorgan, Wales

Nationality

Welsh, American

Occupation

Actor, Director

Family

  • Father – Alfred Jones
  • Mother – Elizabeth Truscott

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 1¼ in or 186 cm

Weight

92 kg or 203 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ray had dated –

  1. Esperanza Baur
  2. Yvonne De Carlo
  3. Muriel Weber (1932-1986) – The Markham actor got married to Muriel Weber on September 30, 1932. They were parents to a son named Daniel Milland (d. March 1981) and an adopted daughter named Victoria Milland. The couple stayed together for more than 50 years until Ray’s death in 1986.
  4. Hedy Lamarr (1950)
  5. Grace Kelly (1954) – RUMOR
(From left to right) Jane Wyman, Walt Disney, and Ray Milland as seen in 1953
(From left to right) Jane Wyman, Walt Disney, and Ray Milland as seen in 1953 (UCLA Library Special Collections / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He had Welsh ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tattoo of a skull and snake on his upper right arm
  • Rich, smooth voice
Ray Milland as photographed in 1973
Ray Milland as photographed in 1973 (Allan Warren / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Ray Milland Facts

  1. He chose his last name as Milland from a riverside street known as Milland Road in his hometown.
  2. Ray was a talented boxer, fencer, horseman, and marksman.
  3. In 1946, he became the very first Welsh actor to win an Academy Award for ‘Best Actor’ with his stellar performance in The Lost Weekend. Additionally, he gave one of the shortest acceptance speeches in the history of the award ceremony.
  4. After his death, Milland’s body was cremated and the ashes were scattered into the Pacific Ocean, in accordance with his wishes. Also, he chose not to have a funeral.

Featured Image by Whitey Schafer / Wikimedia / Public Domain

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