Ray Colcord is an American film and TV composer living in Los Angeles, most famous for TV series such as 227, The Facts of Life, Silver Spoons, My Two Dads, Dinosaurs, Big Brother, and Boy Meets World. He is a former governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, a past President of the Society of Composers & Lyricists, serves on the board of directors of the Film Preservation Society and is a member of the National Film Preservation Board. He has received ASCAP, BMI, and Dramalogue awards. Prior to his film and television career, Colcord worked as an A&R (Artists & Repertoire) representative for Columbia Records, was responsible for Aerosmith's signing, and co-produced their second album, Get Your Wings. He was the first music director of the Los Angeles improvisational comedy group The Groundlings.
- Journeys Below the Line: ER - The Prop Masters (video documentary )
- Journeys Below the Line: 24 - The Editing Process (video documentary)
- The Paper Brigade (video)
- Amityville Dollhouse: Evil Never Dies (video)
- The Devonsville Terror - Composer
- Dumb & Dumber - "Hip Hop Solution", "Rap me Silly", "Endangered Species", "Snow Bird Serenade"
- Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life - "Bouzouki Trella"
- Earth Girls Are Easy - "I LIKE 'EM BIG AND STUPID"
- Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection (video documentary) - "The Homecoming Queen's Got a Gun")
- Family Affair (TV series)
- Style and Substance (TV series)
- Tales from the Tomb: Lost Sons of the Pharaohs (TV documentary)
- Hiller and Diller (TV series)
- Promised Land (TV series)
- Television's Comedy Classics (TV movie)
- Wow! The Most Awesome Acts on Earth (TV movie)
- Maybe This Time (TV series)
- 50 Years of Soaps: An All-Star Celebration (TV movie)
- The Torkelsons (TV series)
- The Julie Show (TV movie)
- Singer & Sons (TV series)
- Jury Duty: The Comedy (TV movie)
- Trial and Error (TV series)
- Women in Prison (TV series)
- The Charmings (TV series)
- Sweet Surrender (TV series)
- Double Trouble (TV series)
- Silver Spoons (TV series)
- Off Your Rocker (TV movie)
- The Facts of Life (TV series) - Composer
Ray played keyboards on the Lou Reed live album Rock n Roll Animal (1974) along with Pentti Glan (drums) and Prakash John (bass) of the contemporary Alice Cooper band, and Dick Wagner and Steve Hunter on guitars. The album was recorded live on December 21, 1973, at Howard Stein's Academy of Music in New York. Ray also played keyboards on American Pie, the album by Don McLean.