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Bob & Ray

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Dry out, witty, and method before their time, humor duo Bob & Ray were rightfully inducted in to the Country wide Association of Broadcasters Hall of Popularity in the air department, but their five years of function touched upon various other mediums aswell. Featuring Bob Elliot (blessed 1923 and dad of comedian Chris Elliot) and Ray Goulding (1922–1990), the satirical duo fulfilled within the ’40s at Boston radio train station WHDH-AM. That they had their own independent programs, but had been called upon like a duo to fill up the environment once the Boston Crimson Sox had been rained out. These were offered a normal display in 1946 and continuing on the environment for another four decades, acquiring their sketch radio display to NBC, CBS, nationwide syndication, and finally to Country wide General public Radio, where they finished their work in 1987. After hosting the RCA various-artists collection Bob & Ray Toss a Stereo Magnificent in 1958, their very own debut comedy recording, Bob & Ray on the Platter, premiered within the label in 1960. The live recording The Two in support of adopted on Columbia in 1970 and recorded the duo’s year-long operate on Broadway. Another Broadway operate, this time around in the first ’80s, was recorded within the 1985 recording A Nights Two Stars. A lot of their radio displays possess since become on recording, cassette, or download.

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Full Name Bob and Ray
Died February 2, 2016, Cundys Harbor, Maine, United States
Parents Karen Simmons, Bobby Ray Simmons
Music Songs The Komodo Dragon, Hobby Hut, Slow Talkers of America, Bob and Ray in the Round Room, Bob and Ray visit Dr. Ahkbar at the Castle, Charles the Poet, Bob and Ray in the Laboratory, Bob and Ray in the Laboratory / Rifles - Surf - Cat - Fight, Air Travel, The Bob and Ray Public Radio Show: Show and Cast Intros, The Bob and Ray Public Radio Show: Organ Concert, Soap Opera Reminiscence: Secret Heart of Sayville, Encores: Wally Ballou in Times Square, The Bob and Ray Public Radio Show: Dining Out With Bob and Ray, Welcome Back to Carnegie Hall, Encores: McBeebee Twins, Announcement: Neil Clummer's Next Appearances, Employee Dinner--Lucy Luscious Nut Fudge Spotless Kitchens, The Bob and Ray Public Radio Show: Hard Luck Stories, Mr. I-Know-Where-They-Are, The Bob and Ray Public Radio Show: Bannister Sliding Contest, Important Announcement: Move Your Car, The Bob and Ray Public Radio Show: Mr. Trace, Keener Than Most Persons, Wally Ballou at the Paper Clip Factory, Commercial: Einbinder Flypaper, Soap Opera Reminiscence: Mary Backstayge, Noble Wife, Introduction of Al Shaffer and Paul Taubman, Salesman of the Year, The Bob and Ray Public Radio Show: Tippy the Wonder Dog, Reminiscence, The Bob and Ray Public Radio Show: Public Service Announcement: Friendly National Chemical Loan and Trust Company, Chocolate Rabbits
Albums A Night of Two Stars
Nominations Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Rap Song, Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year, MTV Europe Music Award for Best World Stage Performance, Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration, MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Video, MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act, BET Award for Best Collaboration, MTV Video Music Award for Best Pop Video, Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, World Music Award for World’s Best Video, BET Award for Video of the Year, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Mixtape, BET Hip Hop Award for People's Champ, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Track of the Year, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Hip Hop Video, BET Hip Hop Award for MVP of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collabo, Duo or Group, BET Hip Hop Award for Made You Look Award, American Music Award for New Artist of the Year, BET Hip Hop Award for Sweet 16, People's Choice Award for Favorite Hip-Hop Artist, People's Choice Award for Favorite Breakout Artist, BET Hip Hop Award for CD of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Song, Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Music Star: Male, World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist, World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year, People's Choice Award for Favorite Song, BET Hip Hop Award for Best New Hip Hop Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice Single, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Breakout Artist - Male, American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Album Rap, BET Award for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer: Song, American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Hip Hop Video, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Watched Video


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Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Road Kill 2012 Short
Sacked 2012 Short
The Adam Reposa Saga 2012 Short
Slacker 2011 2011 segment "Bus & Taxi"
Platypus Rex's ABC-Hole 2010 Short
Total Badass 2010 Documentary
Spanish Lessons with Chupacabra Volume 7: Conversational Spanish 2009 Short
Night of the Kung Fu Zombie Bastards from Hell! 2008 Short
Platypus Rex in Hymenoplasty 2008 Short
Apesh!t: Road Trip 2008 Short
Apesh!t: Wa-hoo 2007 Short
Hell on Wheels 2007/I Documentary
Hillbilly Doomsday 2004 Short
Six in Austin: Wrecked 2002
Rock Opera 1999

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Road Kill 2012 Short
Sacked 2012 Short
Total Badass 2010 Documentary
Spanish Lessons with Chupacabra Volume 7: Conversational Spanish 2009 Short
Night of the Kung Fu Zombie Bastards from Hell! 2008 Short
Platypus Rex in Hymenoplasty 2008 Short
Apesh!t: Road Trip 2008 Short
Apesh!t: Wa-hoo 2007 Short
Hillbilly Doomsday 2004 Short
Forever Loyal: A Salute to the Cubs Fans and Their Field 2003 Video
Six in Austin: Wrecked 2002
Rock Opera 1999

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Road Kill 2012 Short writer
Sacked 2012 Short writer
Platypus Rex's ABC-Hole 2010 Short
Spanish Lessons with Chupacabra Volume 7: Conversational Spanish 2009 Short screen story
Night of the Kung Fu Zombie Bastards from Hell! 2008 Short written by
Platypus Rex in Hymenoplasty 2008 Short written by
Apesh!t: Road Trip 2008 Short written by
Apesh!t: Wa-hoo 2007 Short
Hillbilly Doomsday 2004 Short
Six in Austin: Wrecked 2002
Rock Opera 1999 writer

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Total Badass 2010 Documentary producer
Spanish Lessons with Chupacabra Volume 7: Conversational Spanish 2009 Short producer
Platypus Rex in Hymenoplasty 2008 Short producer
Apesh!t: Road Trip 2008 Short producer
Apesh!t: Wa-hoo 2007 Short executive producer
Hell on Wheels 2007/I Documentary co-executive producer / producer
Hillbilly Doomsday 2004 Short producer
Forever Loyal: A Salute to the Cubs Fans and Their Field 2003 Video executive producer
Rock Opera 1999 executive producer

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film 2013 Documentary second unit cinematographer
Total Badass 2010 Documentary camera operator
Secrets of the Tribe 2010 Documentary second camera: USA
How's Your News? 2009 TV Series camera operator - 2 episodes
The Kids of Widney High 2008 Documentary camera operator
The Journeyman 2001 second assistant camera

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Total Badass 2010 Documentary
Night of the Kung Fu Zombie Bastards from Hell! 2008 Short
Hell on Wheels 2007/I Documentary
Hillbilly Doomsday 2004 Short
Horns and Halos 2002 Documentary
Six in Austin: Wrecked 2002

Animation Department

Animation Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Platypus Rex's ABC-Hole 2010 Short animator / character designer
Spanish Lessons with Chupacabra Volume 7: Conversational Spanish 2009 Short animator
Platypus Rex in Hymenoplasty 2008 Short animator
Apesh!t: Road Trip 2008 Short layout artist
Apesh!t: Wa-hoo 2007 Short layout artist

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Focus Puller 2014 Sound Guy
Slacker 2011 2011 Should Have Stayed at the Bus Stop
Austin Movie Show 2007 TV Series Guest - Himself
Rock Opera 1999 Bo

Editorial Department

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hell on Wheels 2007/I Documentary additional editor

Sound Department

Sound Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Apesh!t: Wa-hoo 2007 Short sound editor

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Slacker 2011 2011 stunts

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Also Starring Austin Documentary post-production Himself

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