Raymond Albert 'Ray' Romano (born December 21, 1957) is an American actor, stand-up comedian, screenwriter and voice actor, best known for his roles on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond and in the Ice Age film series. He recently starred in the TNT comedy-drama Men of a Certain Age. Romano was born in Queens, New York, the son of Lucie, a piano teacher, and Albert Romano (1925March 2010), a real estate agent and engineer. He is from an Italian background, and grew up in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens. He has a brother named Richard A. Romano and another brother, Robert. Romano attended elementary and middle school at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs in Forest Hills. After transferring from Archbishop Molloy High School, Romano graduated from Hillcrest High School in 1975. He was in the same high school class as Fran Drescher and later appeared on Drescher's sitcom, The Nanny, as an old classmate.
Contributions by 18.104.22.168, Piperdown, and Jackal110.