Ray Ford is an American actor best known for his starring role as James Van Der Beeks's assistant Luther Wilson, whose life is dedicated to making James the best possible version of himself, in the television sitcom Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, since 2012.
A native of Houston, Texas, Ray Ford was first seen on stage at the age of 10 in the Askew Elementary School production of Texas our Texas. His interest in acting grew and he eventually became president of his high school drama club.
After receiving classical training in acting at Boston University's College of Fine Arts, Ray moved to New York City where he amassed a diverse list of credits at prominent theatres in New York and across the country, including King Lear at Yale Repertory (the final production directed by the great Hal Scott), Miss Evers' Boys, Angels in America, Romeo and Juliet, The Colored Museum, Blues for an Alabama Sky, The Taming of the Shrew, and the world premiere of Craig Lucas Gods Heart.
Ford made his big screen debut in Rodney Evans' film Brother to Brother which won the Sundance Special Jury Prize. Ray received rave reviews for his performance in the film in which he was featured opposite Anthony Mackie and Daniel Sunjata.
Known on television for his recurring role as Ray the Paramedic on Grey's Anatomy, Ford is best remembered for the episodes he spent hanging upside down in an ambulance clinging to life. He survived and continued the role for four more seasons.
Ray has also been featured in Man Up! (ABC) and Switched at Birth (ABC Family).
Ford is a member of the Los Angeles based Critical Mass Performance Group, which is committed to the long term development of new works that extend the boundaries of traditional theatre forms through image, music and physical expression.
Ford resides in Los Angeles.