Ray Toler grew up in Independence, MO and attended William
Chrisman High School before attending college at Missouri State in Springfield,
Missouri and graduate school at Florida State University. His major field of
study was Stage Directing.
Ray served in the Air Force during the Viet Nam era and was assigned to Special
Services, the entertainment branch of the armed forces. During his tenure in the
military, Ray performed shows and provided entertainment for wounded soldiers in
military hospitals. He also performed in the Air Force Tops in Blue Show at the
Stardust Hotel in Las Vegas.
In 1974, after being discharged from the Air Force, Ray married Cynthia Repp
from St. Louis and the couple have one child. Their son Adam and his wife Kim
reside in New Jersey.
A professional character actor, Ray has appeared in many movies and television
programs including Home Alone, A League of Their Own, Straight Talk, U.S.
Marshals, and A Thousand Acres and on the television programs The Beverly
Hillbillies, ER, Angel Street, and Early Edition among others. He
continues to be an actor, stage director and performer today.