Ray McKinnon Biography

Updated On Feb 20, 2019 Published On Nov 24, 2015
Facts of Ray McKinnon
Date of Birth: 1957 , November-15
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Ray McKinnon
Nationality Ameriacan
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor, screenwriter, film director, producer
Net Worth $ 5 million
Weight in KG 77 KG
Married Yes
Married to Lisa Blount (m. 1998)
Children Not Yet
Divorce Lisa Blount (m. 2010)
Awards Academy Award for Best Short Film (Live Action), Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award
Movies Mud
TV Show Rectify Since 2013
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Academy Awards and USA Winner, Ray McKinnon is a famous American actor, director, producer and as well as screenwriter. He is also well-known from his own television series Rectify.

Ray McKinnon's Early Life and Education

Ray McKinnon was born Raymond Wilkes McKinnon on November 15, 1957, and is 61 years old as of early 2019. He was born in Adel, Georgia, the United States of America to parents of American descent. He was raised in the middle-class family. Ray is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Raj joined Valdosta State University and graduated with a degree in Theatre.

Ray McKinnon's Career

Ray began his acting career in 1989 appearing in the television series, In the Heat of the Night. In the same year, he was also seen in Driving Miss Daisy. In 2001, he directed The Accountant; he was also the screenwriter of the movie.

Till the date, Ray has appeared in many television series and movies like Tune in Tomorrow, The Last Ride, Mud, That Evening Sun, The Missing, Goodbye Lover, A Perfect World, Designing Women, The Client, The X-Files, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and many others.

His wife was a producer and together they won Academy Awards, USA.

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Ray McKinnon's Net Worth

As of early 2019, Ray McKinnon's net worth is reported to be around $5 million that he might have collected from his acting, producing, and directing career.

Ray McKinnon's Personal Life

While talking about Ray McKinnon's current relationship status, he is a married man. Ray got married to the love of his life, Lisa Blount. The couple dated for a couple of years before getting married. They got married in 1998 in a private wedding ceremony.

They were happy to be each other loving spouse. Sadly, Ray's wife died on the 25th of October 2010.

Ray McKinnon's Body Measurements

Height: 6 Feet 2 Inches

Weight: 77 kg

Birth Sign: Scorpio


Ray McKinnon facts on timeline

Born in Adel, Georgia

November 15 , 1957

Born as Ray McKinnon in Adel, Georgia, United States of America to parents of American descent, Ray was raised in middle class family. He is an American and is of white ethnicity. He is six feet and two inch tall. 

Began his acting career


Graduate of Valdosta State University with a degree in Theatre began his acting career since 1989 and that was from the television series, In the Heat of the Night. The same year, he was also seen in Driving Miss Daisy.

Married to Lisa Blount


Ray got married to love of his life, Lisa Blount with who he also had love affairs for few years before getting married. They got married in 1998. Lisa Blount is also an actress and producer from United States. 

Began his directorial career


After gaining huge name and fame as an actor, he also desired to put his hand on other formats of acting and in 2001, he directed The Accountant, he was also the screenwriter of that movie.

Produced Chrystal


Academy Awards, USA winner, Ray McKinnon is a multi talented person from United States. He is not only an actor, director and screenwriter but also a producer. He produced his first movie in 2004 and it was Chrystal. 

His wife died

October 25 , 2010

They were happy to be each other loving spouse but nature became cruel and took this beautiful actress away from this earth on 25th of October 2010. The reason for her death was not revealed as she was found dead in her own home. 

Won Academy Awards, USA


Academy Awards, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the film industry and it’s an honor for every film personality if they win this award. In 2002, he got his one and only nomination in this award and he won it for Best Short Film, Live Action.

Won Atlanta Film Festival


In 2001, he got nominated in Atlanta Film Festival for the first time in his life and that year he got his nomination in this award from two different categories. He was kind of lucky as he won from both his nominations. 

Won Independent Spirit Awards


In 2010 for portraying his role in the movie, That Evening Sun he got nominated in Independent Spirit Awards for Best Supporting Male. However, he won this award for the first time in 2014 for his role in Mud.