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Nationality USA
Birth at Moorestown Township (USA)

Raymond Forchion is an American actor, writer, producer, director who has appeared in film, television and stage. Aside from several pilots and TV movies, he has co-starred on such series as Burn Notice, Numb3rs, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Femme Fatales, Southland,
Will & Grace, The Golden Girls, Wiseguy and In the Heat of the Night. He's had recurring roles on General Hospital and Miami Vice. Films include the original, Flight Of The Navigator, Point Break, and Master Blaster.

Directors and actors he has worked with include: Ron Howard, Katherine Bigelow, Randal Kleiser, Burt Reynolds, Johnny Depp, Joshua Logan, Curtis Hanson, Keanu Reeves, Franco Zeffirelli, Cliff Robertson, James Burrows, Joe Roth, Tobe Hooper, Jay Roach, Robert Ellis Miller and others. He has starred in nearly 100 commercials. In addition to playing O. J. Simpson in the award-winning CBS Mini Series, American Tragedy, he co-starred in HBO's Emmy-winning movie about the 2000 election, Recount, with Kevin Spacey, Tom Wilkinson, Ed Begley, Jr and Laura Dern.

In 2007 Warner Brothers and Polychrome Pictures released his produced feature Confessions of a Thug a hip-hop musical starring Daron Fordham, in which an educated street hustler re-examines his life. It won Best Direction from the San Diego Black Film Festival and was an official selection of the Urbanworld/Vibe Film Festival in New York. In 1992 Ray was a producer of Last Breeze of Summer, made at the American Film Institute, which garnered an Oscar nomination for Best Live Action Short. The Horrible Dr. Bones, from Forchion's original screenplay is available in stores now from Full Moon Releasing.

He is a recipient of the 1999 Team Player Award from the Black Hollywood Education Resource Center for service to the film industry.

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Filmography of Raymond Forchion (12 films)

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Confessions of a Thug, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors Raymond Forchion, The Lady of Rage, Vinicius Machado, John Martino, Vincent Ward
Roles Himself - Producer Commentary
Rating62% 3.128233.128233.128233.128233.12823
The film is the story of South Boy (Daron Fordham). He learns about the criminal underworld from his mentor a retired mob boss (John Martino), who is also the closest thing to a father figure he has known. Determined to find the family he never knew and become a feared and respected gang-lord, he must deal with snitches, government agents and scheming associates through his drug deals, relationships, and life in general. South Boy gets pulled in deep in this inner city exploitation on urban gangs and he is on a journey to reclaim what is rightfully his and to also set everything right.
Point Break, 2h2
Directed by Kathryn Bigelow
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Surfing films, Heist films, Children's films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty, John C. McGinley, James LeGros
Roles Neighbor
Rating72% 3.6487553.6487553.6487553.6487553.648755
Johnny Utah is a former Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback and rookie FBI Agent. He is assigned to assist experienced agent and veteran, Angelo Pappas, in investigating a string of bank robberies by the "Ex-Presidents"; a gang of robbers that wear face-masks depicting former US presidents Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Jimmy Carter to disguise their true identities. They only raid the cash drawers in the banks that they rob—never going for the vault—and are out within 90 seconds. Pursuing Pappas' theory that the criminals are surfers, Utah goes undercover to infiltrate the surfing community. He concocts a story to persuade orphaned surfer Tyler Endicott to teach him to surf, she having saved him from drowning. Through her he meets Bodhi, the charismatic leader of a gang of surfers comprising Roach, Grommet, and Nathaniel. The group are initially wary of Utah, but accept him when Bodhi recognizes him as the former college football star. As he masters the art of surfing, Utah finds himself increasingly drawn to the surfers' adrenaline-charged lifestyle, Bodhi's philosophies, and Tyler. Following a clue retrieved by analyzing toxins found in the hair of one of the bank robbers, Utah and Pappas lead an FBI raid on another gang of surfers. Despite their criminal records, these surfers turn out to not be the Ex-Presidents and the raid inadvertently ruins a DEA undercover operation.
True Identity, 1h33
Directed by Charles Lane, Charles Lane
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Lenny Henry, Frank Langella, Anne-Marie Johnson, James Earl Jones, R. Lee Ermey, Peggy Lipton
Rating51% 2.560122.560122.560122.560122.56012
A struggling black actor named Miles Pope is on a plane ride home from a failed acting audition. Miles meets a producer named Leland Carver who accidentally reveals his mafia ties when he believes that their plane is about to crash. However, the plane does not crash and Miles is the only man who knows Leland's past. To escape, Miles persuades his makeup artist friend Duane to transform him into a Caucasian male.
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise, 1h38
Directed by Joe Roth
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Curtis Armstrong, Larry B. Scott, Timothy Busfield, Courtney Thorne-Smith
Roles Policeman
Rating51% 2.5543952.5543952.5543952.5543952.554395
The Lambda Lambda Lambda from Adams College are packing their suitcases to get ready for a national fraternity convention in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Just before heading to the airport, Lewis' (Robert Carradine) best friend Gilbert (Anthony Edwards) explains to him that he feels stupid that he cannot come, due to breaking his leg (during a chess match).
Flight of the Navigator, 1h30
Directed by Randal Kleiser
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Time travel films, Comedy science fiction films, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Robot films
Actors Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright, Cliff De Young, Sarah Jessica Parker, Howard Hesseman
Roles Detective Banks
Rating69% 3.4506053.4506053.4506053.4506053.450605
The film follows David Scott Freeman (Joey Cramer), a 12-year-old boy living in Florida in 1978. David has a strained relationship with his younger brother Jeff. On the night of July 4, at his mother's insistence, David walks through the woods to escort Jeff home from a friend's house. On the way, his dog alerts him to something down in a ravine. When David goes to investigate, he falls into the ravine and is knocked unconscious.
Whoops Apocalypse, 1h33
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy
Actors Loretta Swit, Herbert Lom, Simon Dormandy, Michael Richards, Peter Cook, Richard Wilson
Roles Conference Guard
Rating59% 2.950462.950462.950462.950462.95046
The beginning of the film parodies the Falklands War when a small British colony is invaded by its neighbour, the fictional country of Maguadora, whose dictator General Mosquera is played by Herbert Lom. The new President of the United States, Barbara Adams, tried to sort out the mess (both countries are hard on communism) but the peace talks are sabotaged by Lacrobat (Michael Richards), the world's leading terrorist. The British, under the leadership of PM Sir Mortimer Chris, send in a task force to seize the islands back. For revenge Mosquera hires Lacrobat to kidnap the British Princess Wendy, in order to hold her to ransom to get the British out. Sir Mortimer then threatens that unless she is returned in 48 hours, he will release a nuclear strike. So now President Barbara Adams not only has to deal with Mosquera and Lacrobat, she must also deal with Sir Mortimer, and also with the fact that Mosqueara decides to align himself with Russia, and this whole thing could start World War III.
The Mean Season, 1h43
Directed by Phillip Borsos, Philip Borsos
Origin USA
Genres Thriller
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists
Actors Kurt Russell, Mariel Hemingway, Richard Jordan, Andy García, Richard Masur, Richard Bradford
Roles Newsroom Reporter (uncredited)
Rating61% 3.0510853.0510853.0510853.0510853.051085
Malcolm Anderson is a reporter for a Miami newspaper, who is burned out from years of covering the worst crimes in the city. He promises his girlfriend Christine that they will move away from the city, but he ends up covering a series of grisly murders by a serial killer who calls him telling the reporter that he will kill again. The lines between covering the story and becoming part of it are blurred.
Private Resort, 1h22
Directed by George Bowers
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Rob Morrow, Johnny Depp, Andrew Dice Clay, Héctor Elizondo, Leslie Easterbrook, Dody Goodman
Roles Bartender
Rating52% 2.6060152.6060152.6060152.6060152.606015
Johnny Depp and Rob Morrow star as Jack and Ben, respectively, teen buddies who are on the sexual prowl for beautiful, wealthy girls at a posh Miami resort where they are weekend guests. Also on the prowl is The Maestro (Hector Elizondo), a skilled jewel thief who is pursuing the diamond necklace of society woman Amanda Rawlings (Dody Goodman). When they accidentally run afoul of the Maestro, Ben and Jack suddenly have their hands full.
Thieves and Robbers, 1h41
Directed by Bruno Corbucci
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy, Action, Crime
Themes Buddy films, Escroquerie
Actors Bud Spencer, Tomás Milián, Margherita Fumero, Marc Lawrence, Raymond Forchion, Bruno Corbucci
Roles angry man
Rating56% 2.8168952.8168952.8168952.8168952.816895
Florida. Tony is a playboy who makes a living doing petty theft. Lieutenant Alan, a burly man and gruff, is always on his trail, and tries to change lifestyle of Tony. One day, however, the two must work together in order to save their lives, because they are accused by the government of being in collusion with the Mafia.
The Funhouse, 1h36
Directed by Tobe Hooper
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror comedy, Horror, Slasher
Themes Circus films, Comedy horror films
Actors Elizabeth Berridge, Cooper Huckabee, William Finley, Miles Chapin, Sylvia Miles, Kevin Conway
Roles Man in Tent Show (uncredited)
Rating58% 2.9494652.9494652.9494652.9494652.949465
A masked intruder attacks Amy as she showers (resembling the famous shower scene from Psycho). The "attacker" turns out to be her younger brother Joey, a horror movie buff, and his "weapon" is merely a realistic-looking plastic knife. He has played the first of several practical jokes on her.
Nobody's Perfekt, 1h36
Directed by Peter Bonerz
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Kaplan, Alex Karras, Robert Klein, Susan Clark, Alex Rocco, Paul Stewart
Roles Army Officer (as Ray Forchion)
Rating44% 2.236112.236112.236112.236112.23611
Three therapy patients — Dibley (Gabe Kaplan), whose memory often fails him; Swaboda (Alex Karras), who believes that his late mother is still alive and living with him; and Walter (Robert Klein), who has three personalities — want the city to buy them a new car after theirs is totaled by a pothole. Legal means prove to be insufficient, so the three of them hatch a plan to extort the money from the mayor (Arthur Rosenberg).