Bill Raymond

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Bill Raymond
Occupation Television actor

Bill Raymond is an actor who has appeared in film, television and theatre since the 1960s.

Life and career[edit]

He is featured in the second and fifth seasons of the HBO drama The Wire as "The Greek", the mysterious head of an international criminal organization.[1] Other TV appearances include Miami Vice, Law & Order, Third Watch, Ed and As the World Turns.


His film credits include Eight Men Out, Michael Clayton, C.H.U.D., The Crow, Quick Change, How I Got into College, My New Gun, Stranger in the Kingdom and Dogville.

He played Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Schuyler Colfax in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln.

He is set for the lead role in the ghost film Foreclosure.[2]


Raymond was also an active member of the experimental theater group Mabou Mines in the 1970s and 1980s.

He also plays Ebenezer Scrooge in the Hartford Stage production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol for over a decade.


The ZBS production of Ruby the Galactic Gumshoe lists Raymond as the voice actor for the character "T. J. Teru".


  1. ^ "Bill Raymond as The Greek". HBO. 2007. Archived from the original on 29 January 2008. Retrieved January 29, 2008. 
  2. ^ 'Sopranos' Star Goes Crazy over 'Foreclosure'

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