Aswell as being an award winning superb actor, Ray also loves to sing and entertain. He emerged as runner up in ITV's talent show The X Factor 16th December 2006.
Coming 2nd out of 100,000s contestants in the UK television programme XFactor is a huge achievement
Raymond's first major TV role was starring as Anthony in Channel 4's Brookside. He even managed to win himself a UK Soap Award in 2002 for Best Dramatic Performance and the storyline he was part of won Best storyline of 2003. He has been in a childrens drama called The Singing Cactus. His proudest moments include winning £5000 in Manchester talent competition Search for a Star and performing in Liverpools Philharmonic Hall for a Tsunami Aid concert.