Ray Taylor

A gifted storyteller, Ray Taylor managed to captivate audiences with his unique directing style. Taylor began his entertainment career directing independent films, including early work on the Wallace MacDonald western ... Read more »
Born: 12/01/1888

Filmography

Director (33)

The Ivory-Handled Gun 1934 (Movie)

(Director)

The Fighting Trooper 1933 (Movie)

(Director)

Boss of Lonely Valley (Movie)

(Director)

Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie (Movie)

(Director)

Check Your Guns (Movie)

(Director)

Cheyenne Roundup (Movie)

(Director)

Crashing Thru (Movie)

(Director)

Drums of Destiny (Movie)

(Director)

Fighting with Buffalo Bill (Movie)

(Director)

Gordon of Ghost City (Movie)

(Director)

Hawaiian Buckaroo (Movie)

(Director)

Law of the Range (Movie)

(Director)

Man from Montana (Movie)

(Director)

Mug Town (Movie)

(Director)

Outlawed Guns (Movie)

(Director)

Panamint's Bad Man (Movie)

(Director)

Pony Post (Movie)

(Director)

Raw Timber (Movie)

(Director)

Silver Spurs (Movie)

(Director)

Sudden Bill Dorn (Movie)

(Director)

Sunset of Power (Movie)

(Director)

Tarzan the Mighty (Movie)

(Director)

Tex Rides with the Boy Scouts (Movie)

(Director)

The Cowboy and the Kid (Movie)

(Director)

The Daltons Ride Again (Movie)

(Director)

The Lone Star Trail (Movie)

(Director)

The Michigan Kid (Movie)

(Director)

The One Way Trail (Movie)

(Director)

The Phantom Rider (Movie)

(Director)

The Return of Chandu (Movie)

(Director)

The Three Mesquiteers (Movie)

(Director)

The Throwback (Movie)

(Director)

Treat 'em Rough (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (6)

Gabriel Kaplan Presents the Small Event 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Writer

That Thing on ABC 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Writer

Cher 1974 - 1976 (TV Show)

Writer

Glen Campbell... Down Home -- Down Under 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Writer

Comedy News II 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Writer

Tarzan the Mighty (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Production Management (3)

Helter Skelter 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Assistant Director

Slaughter's Big Rip-Off 1972 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)

I Deal in Danger 1966 (Movie)

(Assistant Director)
Music (1)

The Helen Reddy Show 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Music
Other (3)

Needful Things 1993 (Movie)

(Carpenter)

Return to Snowy River Part II, The Legend Continues 1988 (Movie)

construction crew member (Construction)

Sword of Honour (TV Show)

Carpenter

Biography

A gifted storyteller, Ray Taylor managed to captivate audiences with his unique directing style. Taylor began his entertainment career directing independent films, including early work on the Wallace MacDonald western "Fighting With Buffalo Bill" (1926), the William Desmond western "The Vanishing Rider" (1928) and the Frank Merrill adventure "Tarzan, the Mighty" (1928). He also appeared in "The One Way Trail" (1931), "The Jungle Mystery" (1932) and "Gordon of Ghost City" (1933). He continued to work in film in the thirties and the forties, directing motion pictures like "Dick Tracy" (1937), "Drums of Destiny" (1937) and the western "Sudden Bill Dorn" (1937) with Buck Jones. He also appeared in "The Adventures of Smilin' Jack" (1943). Nearing the end of his career, Taylor directed the western "The Lone Star Trail" (1943) with Johnny Mack Brown, "Mystery of the River Boat" (1944) and "Raiders of Ghost City" (1944). He also appeared in "Jungle Queen" (1945) and "Secret Agent X-9" (1945). Taylor was most recently credited in "Adventures of the Flying Cadets" (2004). Taylor was nominated for an Outstanding Writing In a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Primetime Emmy Award for "Cher" in 1975. Taylor passed away in February 1952 at the age of 64.

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