Raye Hollitt

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Raye Hollitt
Raye Hollitt 2014.jpg
Hollitt at the Chiller Theatre Expo 2014
Born (1964-04-17) April 17, 1964 (age 53)
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Other names Rain
Occupation Bodybuilder, actress
Spouse(s) Ted Prior
Website rayehollitt.com

Raye Hollitt (born April 17, 1964) is an American actress and female bodybuilder, also known by her stage name Zap, one of the original cast members of American Gladiators.


Raye Hollitt appeared in Season 1 of American Gladiators in 1989, taking off the second season (1990–91) for maternity leave, before returning for Season 3 and continuing on the show through 1995. She reappeared for an alumni show in the final season (1995–96).

Hollitt married actor Ted Prior in 1990. Ted remarried in 1992 and has three children, as well as, their daughter, Teddi Rae. She is not married to date.

Before she was famous as Zap, Hollitt was a contestant on the game show Card Sharks, and had a speaking role in Blake Edwards' 1989 film, Skin Deep.

Bodybuilding career[edit]

Contest history[edit]

Raye Hollitt
— Bodybuilder —
Personal info
Born (1964-04-17) April 17, 1964 (age 53)
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Weight 160–180 lb (73–82 kg)
Professional career
Best win 1988 NPC Los Angeles Overall Champion, 1988
Active Retired 1992
  • 1987 NPC Extravaganza - 2nd (HW)
  • 1988 NPC Junior USA Championship - 5th (HW)
  • 1988 NPC Los Angeles Championship 1st (HW & Overall)
  • 1992 NPC California Championship - 2nd (HW)
  • 1992 NPC Nationals - 6th (HW)

Magazine covers[edit]

  • Women's Physique World, July 1988
  • Musclemag International, October 1991
  • Muscle Training Illustrated, May 1992
  • Musclemag International, December 1992
  • Musclemag International, January 1993
  • Muscular Development, February 1993
  • Muscular Development, February 1994
  • Women's Physique World, May/June 1995

Acting career[edit]


Year Title Role Other notes
2007 Revamped Bombshell
2001 Manhunt Hunter as Rain
1998 Day of the Warrior Kym
1994 Cyborg 3: The Recycler Finola
1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux American Gladiator as Zap
1991 The Immortalizer Queenie
The Last Hour Adler
1989 Skin Deep Lonnie Jones
1987 Penitentiary III Female Boxer

Television work[edit]

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