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Ray Austin


Mostly Credited As: Ray Austin
Sometimes Credited As: Raymond Austin

Birth Name: Raymond John DeVere Austin
Date Of Birth: December 05, 1932 (Age 83)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: London, England

Ray Austin


Who's Who Film and TV year book: 2006 pg 34

Raymond Austin: Baron of Delvin. A K A Ray Austin, distinguished director, producer, screenwriter and novelist Austin, is best known in the U.S. and U.K. for his prolific work on many television programs. Born in London and educated at Brighton Collage. Austin made his U.S. feature film debut as a stunt man/bit player in Spartacus, under the name, Ray Austin. He also appeared in television episodes on such action shows as Highway-Patrol, Peter Gunn and Have Gun Will Travel. Following his return to England, he was appointed stunt director for Cleopatra, and worked as a second unit director/stunt coordinator on the Rome location. He continued working as a stunt director and actor in several more films, including The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, in which he played Mr. Clay. In the late 60s, he began writing televison plays and directing episodes for The Saint and The Avengers. He also worked on other distinguished television shows including The Prisoner, Black Beauty, and many others English tv shows. In 70, Austin was named “Outstanding Producer/Director and Writer of the Year” by the London Film Festival for his short The Perfumed Garden. Austin won the same award the following year for another short-film, The Sandal, which also earned him honors that year at the Cannes Film Festival. In 72/73 he was producer/directed/writer on Shirley’s World, the American television show. He remained in Britain through 78 and then moved back to the U.S. to work on scores of television shows as director, producer and writer. In addition to continuing his fruitful work behind-the-scenes through the 1990's. Austin also lectured on film and television at UCLA, the LA Actors Play House, and the London Film School. In the late ‘80s, he and his wife, novelist Wendy DeVere-Austin moved permanently to Fox Haven their home in the Virginia countryside. Though he spends his leisure time there, he still maintains a busy career, directing episodes of television series. Austin still tours the country and lecturers. Two-thousand-and-one saw his first novel in the book stores, “The Eagle Heist, A Beauford Sloan Mystery. Two-thousand-and-two sees the second book under the same banner, “Dead Again.”

A Member of The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 78/85/92/95/99/05/06 Guest Lecturer Film & Television techniques. UCLA. 82/84/92/97/99/06 Lecturer on Acting and film craft, LA Actors Playhouse. 93/99/02/06, Guest Lecturer, Film and Television, Creative Writing, The Playhouse. 92/93/95/97/99/03/25 Lectured UVA.’s Extended Education Program. The following are up to date credits for Raymond Austin.
Novels: The Beauford Sloan Mystery Series, “The Eagle Heist,” “Dead Again.” and “You Turn To Die.” “Find Me A Spy, Catch Me A Traitor.”
95/96/97/99/21/02/03/04 “Jag”/all seasons “Police Academy” (The Series.) 97/98: “The Professionals”(four hours.) 97/98/99: “Silk Stockings” 97: “Pensacola” 94: “Heaven Help Us” (two hours.) 93/94: “High Tide” (six hours) New Zealand. 92/93 “Highlander”(all seasons) Vancouver & Paris. 92: “Crossroads” 91: “Boys Of Twilight” (pilot plus episodes.) 89/90/91/92: “Zorro” producer/director (shot in Spain.) 89: “Snoops” 89: “A Fine Romance” (Shot in UK.) 89: “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” 88: “The Dirty Dozen” (shot in Europe.) 86/87: “Return Of The Bionic Man And Bionic Woman” (movie of the week.) 86/87: “Our House” 85/86: “Spenser For Hire” 84: “Lime Street” (pilot and episodes shot in UK.) 84: “Fall Guy” 84: “Jessie” 1984: “The Master” 83: “The Zany Adventures Of Robin Hood” ( Movie of the week.) 82: “The Return Of the Man From Uncle” (Movie of the week.) 81: “Tales Of the Gold Monkey” (pilot.) 81: “Simon and Simon” 81: “Kings Crossing.” 81: “Magnum P.I “(two hour) “Did You See the Sun-Rise” “Memories Are Forever” (plus all seasons.) 80: “From Here To Eternity”(four Hours.) 80/81: “Quincy” 80/82: “House Calls” 81: “West World” 80/81: “Vegas” 80: “The Bad Cats” 80: “The Yeager’s” 79/84: “Hart To Hart” 79: “A Man Called Sloan” 79: “BJ And The Bear” 79/80 “Salvage” 78: “Wonder Woman” 78: “Hardy Boys” 78: “Barnaby Jones” 78: ”Webb” 78: “Sword Of Justice” 78: “Hawaii 5-0”


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TV Appearances

Episode Cast Credits 

Prison Break (2005) 
  J-Cat 01x17: (Apr/10/2006) As Sally Port C.O., [Co-Guest Stars]
  The Rat 01x14: (Mar/20/2006) As C.O. #4, [Co-Guest Stars]
  The Rat 01x14: (Mar/20/2006) As C.O. #4, [Co-Guest Stars]

Magnum, P.I. (1980) 
  Ms. Jones 05x19: (Mar/07/1985) As NIgel Hucksby 
  Ms. Jones 05x19: (Mar/07/1985) As NIgel Hucksby 
  The Black Orchid 01x16: (Apr/02/1981) As Philippe 

The Saint (1962) 
  A Double in Diamonds 05x24: (May/05/1967) As Man in Restaurant, [Uncredited]
  The Helpful Pirate 05x05: (Oct/28/1966) As Erich Brauer 
  The Helpful Pirate 05x05: (Oct/28/1966) As Erich Brauer 
  The Damsel in Distress 03x13: (Dec/31/1964) As Arthur 

The Avengers (1961) 
  The Gravediggers 04x02: (Oct/09/1965) As Baron 
  The Gravediggers 04x02: (Oct/09/1965) As Baron 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Zorro (1990) (1990)• Producer

Episode Crew


CI5: The New Professionals (1999) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Souvenir 01x12 Dec/12/1999 As: Director
Tusk Force 01x03 Oct/03/1999 As: Director
Police Academy: The Series (1997) (Credited in 5 episodes from this show) 
 
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Cadet of the Year (aka A Few Good Elves) 01x22 Apr/27/1998 As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
JAG (1995) (Credited in 5 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Game of Go 02x10 Feb/28/1997 As: Director
Ghosts 02x07 Feb/14/1997 As: Director
Secrets 02x02 Jan/10/1997 As: Director
Black Ops 01x17 Apr/10/1996 As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
Heaven Help Us (1994) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Last Great Hope 01x07 Oct/06/1994 As: Director
Highlander (1992) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
For Evil's Sake 01x14 Feb/20/1993 As: Director
Revenge is Sweet 01x10 Dec/12/1992 As: Director
Deadly Medicine 01x08 Nov/21/1992 As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
Zorro (1990) (1990) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
Symbol of Hope 04x11 Nov/18/1992 As: Director
They Call Her Annie 03x18 Mar/08/1992 As: Director
A New Lease on Love 03x03 Sep/15/1991 As: Director
Snoops (1989) (1989) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Mr. Dennis' Neighborhood 01x04 Oct/13/1989 As: Director
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985) (1985) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Man Who Knew Too Little 04x18 Jul/08/1989 As: Director
A Fine Romance (1989) (1989) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
The Tomas Crown Affair 01x11 Unaired As: Director
School Daze 01x10 Unaired As: Director
Our House (US) (1986) (Credited in 13 episodes from this show) 
 
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Trouble in Paradise (2) 02x17 Feb/21/1988 As: Director
Trouble in Paradise (1) 02x16 Feb/14/1988 As: Director
Balance of Power 02x12 Jan/10/1988 As: Director
Sunday's Hero, Monday's Goat 02x11 Dec/06/1987 As: Director
The Witherspoon War 02x05 Oct/18/1987 As: Director
Magnum, P.I. (1980) (Credited in 10 episodes from this show) 
 
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One Picture is Worth 07x03 Oct/08/1986 As: Director
A Little Bit of Luck, a Little Bit of Grief 06x20 Apr/03/1986 As: Director
The Love-For-Sale Boat 05x17 Feb/14/1985 As: Director
Did You See the Sunrise? (2) 03x02 Sep/30/1982 As: Director
Ghost Writer 02x12 Dec/24/1981 As: Director
Spenser: For Hire (1985) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
Angel of Desolation 01x19 Mar/04/1986 As: Director
When Silence Speaks 01x17 Feb/11/1986 As: Director
A Madness Most Discreet 01x15 Jan/21/1986 As: Director
Lime Street (1985) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
Diamonds Aren't Forever 01x04 Oct/12/1985 As: Director
The Wayward Train 01x03 Oct/05/1985 As: Director
The Three Million Dollar Spirit 01x06 Unaired As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
The Fall Guy (1981) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Semi-Catastrophe 04x13 Jan/02/1985 As: Director
The Winner 04x12 Dec/19/1984 As: Director
Airwolf (1984) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Firestorm 02x02 Sep/29/1984 As: Director
The Master (US) (1984) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Hostages 01x04 Feb/10/1984 As: Director
Out-of-Time Step 01x02 Jan/27/1984 As: Director
Quincy, M.E. (1976) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Cry for Help 08x13 Jan/19/1983 As: Director
To Kill in Plain Sight 06x16 Mar/18/1981 As: Director
V (1983) (1983) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Tales of the Gold Monkey 01x01 Sep/22/1982 As: Writer
Simon & Simon (1981) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Uncivil Servant 01x09 Jan/27/1982 As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
King's Crossing (1982) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
House Calls (1979) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
Uncle Digby 03x03 Nov/16/1981 As: Director
My Son, the Anarchist 02x13 Feb/16/1981 As: Director
Kensington Follies 02x05 Dec/15/1980 As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
Vega$ (1978) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
A Deadly Victim 03x06 Dec/03/1980 As: Director
The Black Cat Killer 03x03 Nov/12/1980 As: Director
The Love Boat (1977) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Tell Her She's Great/Matchmaker, Matchmaker Times Two/The Baby Alarm 04x08 Nov/29/1980 As: Director
From Here to Eternity (1980) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Crossroads 02x08 Aug/04/1980 As: Director
Hart to Hart (1979) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
Which Way, Freeway? 01x15 Jan/29/1980 As: Director
Night Horrors 01x14 Jan/22/1980 As: Director
Jonathan Hart Jr. 01x03 Oct/06/1979 As: Director
Passport to Murder 01x02 Sep/29/1979 As: Director
The Yeagers (1980) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Breaking Out is Hard to Do 01x04 Unknown As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
A Man Called Sloane (1979) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Collision Course 01x07 Nov/17/1979 As: Director
Salvage 1 (1979) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Confederate Gold 01x14 May/28/1979 As: Director
Dry Spell 02x05 Unaired As: Director
B.J. and the Bear (1979) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
A Coffin with a View 01x03 Mar/10/1979 As: Director
Hawaii Five-O (1968) (1968) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Stringer 11x17 Feb/22/1979 As: Director
Wonder Woman (1976) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Amazon Hot Wax 03x16 Feb/16/1979 As: Director
Barnaby Jones (1973) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Academy of Evil 07x12 Dec/28/1978 As: Director
Return of the Saint (1978) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Signal Stop 01x12 Nov/26/1978 As: Director
The Professionals (1977) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Rogue 02x06 Nov/11/1978 As: Director
When the Heat Cools Off 01x09 Feb/24/1978 As: Director
Sword of Justice (1978) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Aloha, Julia Lang 01x01 Oct/07/1978 As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
W.E.B. (1978) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
To Angelica with Love 01x03 Sep/21/1978 As: Director
The New Avengers (1976) (Credited in 6 episodes from this show) 
 
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Trap 02x06 Oct/14/1977 As: Director
Medium Rare 02x03 Sep/23/1977 As: Director
Three Handed Game 01x13 Jan/21/1977 As: Director
Gnaws 01x10 Dec/21/1976 As: Director
Target! 01x06 Nov/26/1976 As: Director
Space: 1999 (1975) (Credited in 6 episodes from this show) 
 
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All that Glisters 02x09 Oct/29/1976 As: Director
The Exiles 02x02 Sep/11/1976 As: Director
Alpha Child 01x07 Nov/28/1975 As: Director
Collision Course 01x03 Oct/31/1975 As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
The Escape 02x21 Feb/10/1974 As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
Shirley's World (1971) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
A Hell of an Engineer 01x13 Dec/08/1971 As: Director
Thou Shalt Not Be Found Out 01x07 Oct/27/1971 As: Director
The Defective Defector 01x05 Oct/13/1971 As: Director
A Girl Like You 01x03 Sep/29/1971 As: Director
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969) (1969) (Credited in 5 episodes from this show) 
 
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Money to Burn 01x20 Jan/30/1970 As: Director
A Disturbing Case 01x02 Sep/28/1969 As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Director
??x?? Unknown/Unaired As: Writer
Department S (1969) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
Dead Men Die Twice 01x15 Dec/16/1969 As: Director
Black Out 01x08 Oct/28/1969 As: Director
The Trojan Tanker 01x02 Sep/16/1969 As: Director
The Ugliest Girl in Town (1968) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
My Sister the Genius 01x13 Dec/26/1968 As: Director
The Saint (1962) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
The People Importers 06x13 Dec/22/1968 As: Director, Story
The Desperate Diplomat 06x04 Oct/20/1968 As: Director
The Avengers (1961) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Have Guns- Will Haggle 06x12 Dec/11/1968 As: Director
All Done With Mirrors 06x08 Nov/13/1968 As: Director
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