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and stand-up comedian
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, best known for his roles on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond
Everybody Loves Raymond
Everybody Loves Raymond is an American television sitcom that originally ran on CBS from September 13, 1996, to May 16, 2005. Many of the situations from the show are based on the real-life experiences of lead actor Ray Romano, creator/producer Phil Rosenthal and the show's writing staff...
and in the Ice Age film series
Ice Age (film series)
Ice Age is a series of animated films produced by Blue Sky Studios, a division of 20th Century Fox, and featuring the voices of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, and Chris Wedge. Three films have been released in the series thus far, Ice Age in 2002, Ice Age: The Meltdown in 2006, and Ice...
. He recently starred in the TNT comedy-drama
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Men of a Certain Age
Men of a Certain Age
Men of a Certain Age is an American comedy-drama television series, which premiered on TNT on December 7, 2009. The hour-long program stars Ray Romano, Andre Braugher and Scott Bakula as three best friends in their late forties dealing with the realities of middle age. The show ran for two years,...
Romano was born in Queens, New York to Italian American
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parents. His mother Lucie was a piano teacher, and his father, Albert Romano (1926–March 2010), was a real estate agent and an engineer. He has a brother, Richard A.
Living with kids is like living in a frat house... everything's broken, nobody sleeps, and there's alot of throwing up
on Everybody Loves Raymond