William “Bill” Earl Ray


William (Bill) Earl Ray is a Director/Actor with 40 years of experience in the business. Directing credits are: Blind, Lonely Planet, No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs, Two Trains Running, Skeleton Crew, King Liz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, A Raisin In The Sun & Having Our Say, staring Ms. Irma P. Hall (Big Mama of Soul Food movie fame, and A Family Thing), Beehive, The 60’S Musical, The Gin Game, The Gospel At Colonus, Fires In The Mirror, A Song For Coretta, The Lovesong For Miss Lydia, Annie Get Your Gun, Jerry’s Girls, Agnes Of God, The Heiress, Sea Marks, Ceremonies In Dark Old Men, Lilies Of The Field, And Others. Some Of William’s Acting Credits Would Include, The Whipping Man, Mastharold And The Boys, The Meeting, Blues For An Alabama Sky, Driving Miss Daisy, Misery, God’s Favorite, Two Trains Running, Joe Turner’s Come And Gone, Dirty Work, Cobb, Miss Evers Boys, The Sunset Limited, Piano Lesson, Audience, Of Mice And Men, A Street Car Named Desire, Simply Heavenly, Bank Job, Amen Corner And Others. Tv And Film Credits Include – The Tuskegee Airmen, The Gas Café’, Cadillac Ranch, The Temp, Dr. Giggles, Terror In The Towers, Better Off Dead, Walker Texas Ranger and the soon to be released short film, Con Alma, which has been selected for the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival. William is a member of Actors Equity, Screen Actors Guild and a graduate of the Evergreen State College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in the performing arts.



Lonely Planet

William "Bill" Earl Ray - Director
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Past Productions

King Liz (Director, 2018)