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Ray Teal
Birth: Jan. 12, 1908
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1976
Santa Monica
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1902, he was a versatile character performer whom appeared in over 250 movies and nearly a 100 television programs in his 37-year career. For television, his longest running role was as Sheriff Roy Coffee on the NBC series "Bonanza", 1960 to 1972. He also was a regular in the role of Sheriff Snead for the TV series "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" 1960 to 1971, "Cheyenne" 1955 to 1962, "Maverick" 1957 to 1962 and "Lassie", 1956 to 1967. Some of his most memorable appearances in films include "The Best Years of Our Lives" (1946), "Ace in the Hole" (1951), "The Desperate Hour" (1955), "Inherit the Wind" (1960), "Judgment at Nuremberg" (1961) and "Chisum" (1970). He died of natural causes in Santa Monica, California, at age 74. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Louise Laraway Teal (1900 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Beloved Son & Husband
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Culver City
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section H, Lot 595
 
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Originally Created by: Kenneth McNeil
Record added: Jun 08, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6488322
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- Timeless
 Added: Jan. 17, 2016
Happy Belated Birthday in Heaven. You made a lot of movies and TV series, you were wonderful. RIP dear Ray...always..
- Rosie
 Added: Jan. 15, 2016
blessings rest in peace
- deborah dyess
 Added: Jan. 12, 2016
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