• Devin Ratray is an actor, producer, and writer.
• He is best known for his roles in Home Alone and The Tick.
• He is from a family of actors and studied at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.
• His acting career began in 1986 and he has appeared in numerous films and TV series since.
• His net worth is estimated to be around $600,000.



Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$400 thousand
Date Of BirthJanuary 11, 1977
MarkLow Mellow Voice
FactAlum of New York City's famous Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts (Class of 1994). He was in same graduating class as actor Jose Soto.


Who is Devin Ratray?

Devin Ratray is a rather talented persona – he is not only an actor, but a producer and writer as well, but who is perhaps still best known for appearing in the role of Buzz McCallister in the family comedy movies “Home Alone” (1990) and “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (1992). Additionally, he is widely recognized for appearing as Tinfoil Kevin in the Amazon Video’s web series “The Tick”.

Early Life, Family and Education

Devin D. Ratray was born in New York City, USA, under the zodiac sign of Capricorn on the 11th January 1977, into the family of actors Peter Ratray and Ann Willis. He is of American nationality and white ethnicity, and has a brother named Luke. With such a strong family bond to the movie-making industry, it is no wonder that Devin has made a successful acting career himself.

Speaking of his educational background, in 1994 he matriculated from NYC’s famous Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, and later enrolled at the New York University’s School of Visual Arts.

Acting Career

Devin’s acting debut occurred at the age of only nine, when in 1986 he was cast for the role of Neil Keeney in the mystery thriller movie “Where Are the Children?”. In 1988 he appeared in the comedy movie “Zits”, as well as in the adventure family film “The River Pirates”, before landing the recurring role of Gus Stafford in the television comedy series “Heartland” in 1989. Later that year he appeared in the role of bully Ronnie Coleman in the family comedy movie “Little Monsters”, followed by an appearance in the comedy movie “Worth Winning”.

Devin Ratray

To greater prominence Devin came in 1990, when he was cast to for the supporting role of Buzz, the eldest sibling of the main character Kevin, portrayed by Macaulay Culkin, in Chris Columbus’ two-time Oscar-nominated comedy movie “Home Alone“, reprising the role in 1992 in the second of five installments from the “Home Alone” franchise, entitled “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York”. Following the success of these engagements, in the following year, Ratray appeared in the comedy film “Dennis the Menace”.

In 1996 Devin appeared in an episode of the critically praised TV crime series “New York Undercover”, after which he was cast as Cal in the 1997 drama movie “Strong Island Boys”. After an hiatus of several years, in 2004 he returned to the big screen in the family comedy movie “The Prince and Me”. He then made a streak of guest appearances in popular TV series such as “Law & Order” and its spin-off series “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”, before appearing in the 2006 comedy film “Slippery Slope”.

In 2007 he was selected in the romantic comedy movie “The Cake Eaters”, as well as in the mystery thriller film “Serial”.

Through late 2007 and 2008, Ratray was excessively trying to ‘win the heart’ of Condoleezza Rice, at that time serving as the US Secretary of State, by sending her musical love letters. He even followed her on her journeys between the states of New York, Colorado, Alabama and Washington D.C. in an effort to meet her in person. He documented all of these attempts, and streamed them into the documentary movie entitled “Courting Condi” which was released in late 2008.

The year of 2009 was quite busy for Devin as he added several memorable on-screen appearances to his portfolio, such as movies “The Winning Season”, “Surrogates” and “The Flying Scissors” as well as the TV series “Supernatural“. In 2011 Ratray made a cameo appearance in the comedy movie “True Bromance” which he also wrote, and later in the year could be seen in the horror movie “Elevator”, and after that in an episode of “The Good Wife” TV series.

Into the limelight Devin stepped in 2013, when he appeared in the six-time Oscar-nominated comedy film “Nebraska”, followed later in the year in the critically praised movies “Blue Ruin” and “R.I.P.D.”. Through 2015, he appeared in TV series such as “Elementary” and “Louie”, before starring in the romantic comedy movies “3rd Street Blackout” and “Construction”. During 2016, Ratray starred in the biographical movie “The Lennon Report”, followed by an appearance in the comedy film “Masterminds”.The real breakthrough in Devin‘s acting career occurred in 2017, when he landed the recurring role of Tinfoil Kevin in the web series “The Tick”.

Apart from this venture, between 2017 and 2018, he also starred as Nate Henry in the TV crime drama series “Mosaic”. Some of his latest on-screen engagements include appearances in TV series “Chicago Med” and “Russian Doll” as well as in the 2019 Golden Globe-nominated crime comedy film “Hustlers”, with Jennifer Lopez in the leading role.

Net Worth

It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total of Devin Ratray’s net worth, speaking as of mid-2020, is close to $600,000, which has been entirely acquired through his career in the movie-making industry that is spans over 34 years since 1986.

General Info

Full NameDevin Ratray
Net Worth$400 thousand
Date Of BirthJanuary 11, 1977
Height1.9 m
ProfessionSinger-songwriter, Actor
NationalityAmerican

Family

ParentsPeter Ratray, Ann Willis
SiblingsLuke Ratray

Accomplishments

MoviesHome Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Blue Ruin, R.I.P.D., Dennis the Menace, Nebraska, Surrogates, Little Monsters, The Prince and Me, The Lennon Report, Worth Winning, The Flying Scissors, The Winning Season, Breaking Point, The 2 Bobs, 3rd Street Blackout, Masterminds, Slippery Slope, Eleva...
TV ShowsDamage Control, Heartland

Social profile links

Marks

#Marks / Signs
1Freqently Plays Troublemaking characters
2Low Mellow Voice

Quotes

#Quote
1You can have a great character in a really bad script, and the film will never be seen. It's just too much work to commit to a film and not have it released.
2Going to film school taught me how much I already knew, and that the best way to learn about film is being on the set with professionals.
3I took myself out of the business to study film at NYU and the School of Visual Arts. I grew up on movie sets and was fascinated with the camera and behind-the-scenes work. I felt it would help my career as an actor if I knew all aspects of film.
4'Home Alone' had become the absolute biggest film I had ever done, and it became the third-highest grossing film of all time. So clearly it had an effect on me that is unparalleled to any other film experience in my childhood.
5After film school, I embarked on trying to promote independent films. But after a while, I realized I was breaking my back doing six-day-a-week shoots, 14-hour days, and no guarantee of distribution.

Facts

#Fact
1Is friend's with Adam Scarimbolo, who has studied with Devin's mom for years.
2Alum of New York City's famous Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts (Class of 1994). He was in same graduating class as actor Jose Soto.
3Son of Peter Ratray and Ann Willis

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Life Hack2017completedLarry
Hollywood Hustle: LA Player2017announced
Mosaic2017TV Movie post-productionDetective Nate Henry
Masterminds2016/IRunny
The Lennon Report2016Phil Bernstein
Construction2015Ray
3rd Street Blackout2015Adam Daddario
Louie2015TV SeriesMike
Elementary2015TV SeriesGordon Meadows
Agent Carter2015TV SeriesSheldon McFee
An American Education2014TV MovieRon Gelman
Person of Interest2013TV SeriesBeat Cop
R.I.P.D.2013Pulaski
Nebraska2013Cole
Blue Ruin2013Ben Gaffney
Side Effects2013/IBanks Patient #3
The Good Wife2012TV SeriesKevin Costas
Elevator2011/IMartin Gossling
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2011TV SeriesEldon Balogh
Odd Jobs2010TV MovieJoe Bannon
Breaking Point2009Kevin
Supernatural2009TV SeriesDamien / 'Dean'
The Flying Scissors2009The Rock
Surrogates2009Bobby
The Winning Season2009Security Officer
The 2 Bobs2009Horizontal Bob
The Superagent2009TV MovieEnergetic Announcer
The Cake Eaters2007JJ
Serial2007Jimmy Link
Law & Order1995-2006TV SeriesRichard Elam / Mitchell Pauley
Conviction2006TV SeriesPete Garrison
Slippery Slope2006Hospital Assistant
Law & Order: Criminal Intent2004TV SeriesKenny Miles
The Prince and Me2004Scotty
Third Watch2002TV SeriesMike
The Bill2001ShortThug
Strong Island Boys1997Cal
New York Undercover1996TV SeriesMartin
Dennis the Menace1993Mickey
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York1992Buzz McCallister
Perfect Harmony1991TV MovieShelby
Home Alone1990Buzz McCallister
Worth Winning1989Howard Larimore Jr.
Little Monsters1989Ronnie Coleman
Heartland1989TV SeriesGus Stafford
Zits1988Oscar Opily
The River Pirates1988Bubba
If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium1987TV Movie
Where Are the Children?1986Neil Keeney

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
True Bromance2011

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Courting Condi2008associate producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cake Wars2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
Q N' A with Mikki and Shay2014TV SeriesHimself
Greatest Ever Christmas Movies2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
All Night with Joey Reynolds2011TV SeriesHimself
MKP Celebrity Talk2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Courting Condi2008Himself
Ca$h Cab2005TV SeriesHimself
The Making of Home Alone 2: Lost in New York1992TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Deconstructor2009TV SeriesBuzz McCallister
20 to 12006TV Series documentaryBuzz

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2011Festival AwardWorld Music and Independent Film FestivalBest Actor in a Feature FilmTrue Bromance (2011)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2014Seattle Film Critics AwardSeattle Film Critics AwardsBest Ensemble CastNebraska (2013)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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