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Raymond Ablack

Raymond Ablack

Raymond Ablack

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Raymond Ablack (born November 12, 1989) is a Canadian actor and comedian. Ablack began his career as a child actor on stage, performing as Young Simba in The Lion King at the Princess of Wales Theatre. He later gained recognition for playing Sav Bhandari in the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2007–2011).

"I saw the kid playing Simba on stage and I thought, 'I can do that, nothing special there,' and then two weeks later, I saw auditions in the newspaper and I asked if I could go, and I lucked out and got it," he said. (Source: www.marieclaire.com Ablack joined the iconic teen soap in Season 7 (2007) and graduated from the school (and the show) in Season 11. He was popular, played in the band Stüdz with his friends Peter and Danny and Degrassi OG Spinner, and he even dated Keke Palmer when the singer played herself in one episode. (Source:www.marieclaire.com))

In addition to acting, he also played hockey as a kid, with hopes of becoming a National Hockey League (NHL) player. He said in a 2011 interview that he played every position over his 14-year career, and when he landed Degrassi, he was playing as a goaltender. "I really do think (and likely I’m a bit delusional) that if I still had time, with the drive and love for the game that I have now, I could’ve maybe made a legitimate run at the NHL – or at least that’s what I tell myself," he said. (Source: www.marieclaire.com Odds are TV fans have seen Ablack in one of their favorite shows way before he hit Netflix. In addition to Degrassi, the actor has also had runs on Life with Derek, Orphan Black, and Shadowhunters. His first Netflix show was Narcos, where he played a new DEA agent named Stoddard. (Source:www.marieclaire.com wOdds are TV fans have seen Ablack in one of their favorite shows way before he hit Netflix. In addition to Degrassi, the actor has also had runs on Life with Derek, Orphan Black, and Shadowhunters. His first Netflix show was Narcos, where he played a new DEA agent named Stoddard. (Source:ww.marieclaire.com)))

Ablack told Bustle that by playing Joe, restaurant owner and Georgia's romantic lead, he was able to play the type of role that he always wanted to play but that never saw himself in, as a Indo-Guyanese kid watching Friends and The Office. (Source: www.marieclaire.com Exhibit 2: The aforementioned Netflix tweet shows Nate, the usually Tech Vest-wearing engineer simping for Maid's Alex (Margaret Qualley), in one of Alex's fantasies of him as the kind of shirtless cowboy that exists only in romance novels. In Maid, an adaptation of Stephanie Land's memoir of the same name, which Netflix released on October 1, Ablack not only plays the Good Guy Next Door with a secretly hot bod, he plays the charming single dad, too. Hot! (Source:www.instyle.com))

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Raymond played the role of Young Simba in the theatre production of The Lion King at the Princess of Wales theatre in Toronto before landing his role on Degrassi. In 2007, Raymond traveled to Africa with five Degrassi cast member's to build a school in Kenya with the renowned organization Free The Children. A documentary of Raymond and his cast mates' trip aired on MTV in Canada in the fall of 2007. Ray traveled again in 2008 with his cast to Ecuador. In 2010, he traveled with some of the cast to India to help build a school. Raymond also had a guest spot on the series Life With Derek. Raymond appeared as a recurring character, Raj Singh, on the series Orphan Black on Space and BBC America. He appeared as Raj in ABC Freeform's Shadowhunters which premiered in 2016. (Source: degrassi.fandom.com)

Ray Ablack currently stars on the hit Netflix series “Ginny & Georgia” as Joe, the owner of the local farm-to-table restaurant who can’t help but notice when Georgia moves to town. Ablack will also soon be seen in a recurring role opposite Margaret Qualley on the Netflix series “Maid” playing Nate, a recently divorced structural engineer and friend of Qualley’s character from their days working together. Previous recurring roles include the Netflix series “Narcos,” BBC America’s “Orphan Black,” Syfy’s “Defiance” and the eOne/Global series “Nurses.” Film credits include Tanya Wexler’s Buffaloed opposite Zoey Deutch and TriStar Pictures’ The Broken Hearts Gallery. (Source: www.hallmarkchannel.com)

Raymond Ablack is a Canadian actor and comedian. He began his career on stage as a child actor, performing as Young Simba in The Lion King at the Princess of Wales Theatre. He later gained recognition for playing Sav Bhandari in the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2007–2011). (Source: wikispro.com Ablack was born and raised by Indo-Guyanese parents in Toronto, Ontario. Growing up, he played in a competitive hockey league. (Source:wikispro.com vStarring Kat Graham and Tom Hopper, “Love in the Villa” follows a young woman who takes a romantic trip to Verona, Italy after a break up. When she arrives to find that that villa she reserved was double-booked, she has to share her vacation with a cynical (yet very good-looking) British man. Ablack plays the woman’s ex-boyfriend. (Source:ariety.com)))

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