Born: 12 January 1902, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Died: 2 April 1976, Santa Monica, California, USA
Ray Teal's screen career started in the late 1930's in bit parts and walk-ons. He moved up through the acting ranks to supporting character and found his greatest successes in television. He is most famous in his later acting career for playing the sheriff in 'Bonanza'.
Star Reporter (1939) as Crook (uncredited)
None Shall Escape (1944) as Oremski
Shirley Mills. Also in the picture is Art Smith, Aune Franks and Rose Plumer.
Bonanza: Old Charlie (1966) (Season 8, Episode 9) as Sheriff Roy Coffee