Ray Romano was born on December 21st, 1957, making him a Sagittarius – one of the four fire signs of the zodiac. As a Sag, Ray is expansive and optimistic in his outlook, always looking for greener pastures and the next big adventure. He loves to explore, having a deep curiosity about the world and its people that has been the driving force behind his success.
Ray Romano was raised in Queens, New York where he was only one of two Italian-Americans in the neighborhood. From an early age, Ray found comedy to be a great outlet to express his thoughts and feelings about the world, and began to use stand-up as a way to connect with and make people laugh. After starting out in New York comedy clubs, he moved to LA and soon caught the attention of Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels, who cast him in the show in 1995. That same year, Romano began to explore his talent for acting, appearing in various movies and television shows and even providing the voice of a character in the animated series Ice Age.
Ray’s most famous role to date is his lead role on the popular television show, Everybody Loves Raymond, which debuted in 1996 and lasted nine seasons. The show was based on Ray’s real-life experiences, including his relationships with his two brothers, mother, and father as well as his life as a husband and father himself. Throughout the show, Ray demonstrated the legendary Sagittarian optimism, humor, and heart, allowing audiences to connect with him through his unique outlook on the world. Throughout the show, Rag harnessed the power of his Sagittarian energy and presented it with charm and wit – and audiences loved it. His performance earned him twelve Emmy nominations and the show won a total of fifteen Emmy awards over its run.
In addition to the success of his television career, Ray has received critical acclaim for various other roles he has taken on, including his performances in Paddington 2, The Big Sick, Welcome to Mooseport and Ice Age. He also wrote two best-selling books about his family and life in show business, and continues to produce and act in various movies and television shows.
Ray Romano exemplifies many of the traits that are associated with his astrological sign, Sagittarius. His expansive outlook on life, his great curiosity, and his trademark humor are all hallmarks of the sign. He has used his natural gift to be able to look at things from multiple perspectives to great success, making connections with people around the world through his performances. Even as he continues to entertain audiences, Ray is always searching for new challenges, looking to the future with an optimism that can only be explained by his zodiac sign.