Ted Ray (21 November 1905 - 8 November 1977) was a popular English comedian of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Ray was born Charlie Olden in Wigan, Lancashire, England. His parents moved to Liverpool within days of his birth and Liverpudlians regard him as a local. As a comedian of the 1940s and 1950s he demonstrated his ad-libbing skills in his weekly radio show Ray's A Laugh from 1949 until 1961. A music hall comedian, Ray usually played violin badly as part of his act. He also played comedy roles in several British filmsa__notably as the headmaster in Carry On Teacher. He is best remembered for the Sunday lunchtime radio show Ray's a Laugh, a domestic comedy in which Kitty Bluett played his wife. Other actors and actresses who featured on the show included Peter Sellers, Fred Yule,...'