Ray's brother Terry is a former boxer who has developed Parkinson's disease from too many blows to the head. His condition has left him despondent and shy, and therefore extremely awkward around women. He owns a boxing gym in LA where Ray's father and brothers hang out, and which Ray tries to avoid as much as he can.
British-born Eddie Marsan has established a diverse acting career over the last 20 years with a wide breadth of roles across film, television, and theatre. He has won two British Independent Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor for the films VERA DRAKE and HAPPY-GO-LUCKY, for which he also won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor. Most recently, he was nominated for an Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor for THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ALICE CREED. Some of his most notable film credits include SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, JACK THE GIANT SLAYER, WAR HORSE, SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS, HANCOCK, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III, V FOR VENDETTA, MIAMI VICE, THE ILLUSIONIST, 21 GRAMS, and GANGS OF NEW YORK, among others.
In television, Marsan has appeared in more than 20 British series such as THORNE: SCAREDY CAT, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, THE 39 STEPS, and LITTLE DORRIT, among others. Marsan's U.K. stage credits include ANTARCTICA, A PLACE AT THE TABLE, the European tour of RICHARD III, CHIPS WITH EVERYTHING, THE HOMECOMING, SERVING IT UP, CINDERELLA, TAKING LIBERTIES, and OUT IN THE COLD.