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Occupation  Actor, musician
Height  1.90 m
Years active  1986–present
Parents  Peter Ratray, Ann Willis

Name  Devin Ratray
Siblings  Luke Ratray
Role  Actor
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Born  January 11, 1977 (age 38) (1977-01-11) New York City, New York, U.S.
Movies  Home Alone, Blue Ruin, Home Alone 2: Lost in N, RIPD, Nebraska
Similar People  Catherine O'Hara, John Heard, Daniel Stern, Roberts Blossom, Macaulay Culkin

TV shows  Heartland, Damage Control

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Devin D. Ratray (born January 11, 1977) is an American actor, singer and songwriter.


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He is most famous for his role as Buzz McCallister in Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, but has achieved more recent fame in such films as Nebraska and Blue Ruin.

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Life and career

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Ratray was born in New York City, the son of Ann Willis and Peter Ratray, both actors. He started acting at the age of nine years in the movie Where Are the Children? (1986). He starred as a youth in various other programs and movies until his acting pinnacle in 1990 as Buzz McCallister, the bullying older brother of Macaulay Culkin's character Kevin in Home Alone. This role was continued in 1992 in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, where the McCallister family journeys from Miami to New York City to find their troublesome youngest member.

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Ratray landed minor roles in Little Monsters (as Ronnie Coleman, the bully), Dennis the Menace (as Mickey, the boyfriend of one of Dennis's babysitters) and an episode as Martin in The Enforcers (1996). Another film role was The Prince and Me as the computer-obsessed room-mate of "Eddy," the royal Prince of Denmark. He was a regular improv actor on MTV's Damage Control, notably as a director of an erotic film called Crazy Motor Hos, in which he was dressed as a naval captain. Ratray appeared in the September 29, 2006 episode of Law & Order, "Avatar", as the mentally ill murderer Richard Elam. He later portrayed an antagonist in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He was a lisping doctor in the movie Slippery Slope (2006). He performed as Jimmy Link in Serial (2007). Ratray appeared in the 2009 film Surrogates as Bobby Saunders. Variety said "Ratray gets good mileage out of his role as a computer whiz too proud of his corpulent geekiness to consider a more glamorous substitute." In 2009, he was also a guest star on the fifth season of Supernatural in the episode "The Real Ghost Busters".

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In late 2007, a documentary film crew followed Ratray's attempts to win the heart of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. He used 'love disks' -- love letters set to music and images—to serenade her, and traveled from New York, to Alabama, Denver, Palo Alto and Washington DC to court her. The resulting film, Courting Condi, was due for international release in fall 2008.

Ratray has appeared as a contestant on the game show Cash Cab, and subsequently lost.

In 2012, Ratray played a mutual funds manager trapped in a Wall Street elevator with eight strangers, in the suspense thriller Elevator.

Ratray also played Cole in the 2013 film Nebraska, Ben Gaffney in the 2013 film Blue Ruin and made an appearance in the 2013 film R.I.P.D..

Ratray is part of a band he formed himself called Little Bill and the Beckleys in which he performs as the band's lyricist, vocalist and electric guitarist. The band has performed live on a number of occasions in New York (where the group initially formed). He is an alum (1994) of New York's Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School.


  • Where Are the Children? (1986) as Neil Keeney
  • If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium (1987) (Television film)
  • The River Pirates (1988) as Bubba
  • Zits (1988) as Oscar Opily
  • Little Monsters (1989) as Ronnie Coleman
  • Worth Winning (1989) as Howard Larimore Jr
  • Home Alone (1990) as Buzz McCallister
  • Perfect Harmony (1991) (Television film) as Shelby
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) as Buzz McCallister
  • Dennis the Menace (1993) as Mickey
  • Strong Island Boys (1997) as Cal
  • The Bill (2001) (Short film) as Thug
  • The Prince and Me (2004) as Scotty
  • Slippery Slope (2006) as Hospital Assistant
  • Serial (2007) as Jimmy Link
  • The Cake Eaters (2007) as JJ
  • The 2 Bobs (2009) as Horizontal Bob
  • The Winning Season (2009) as Security Officer
  • Surrogates (2009) as Bobby
  • The Flying Scissors (2009) as The Rock
  • Breaking Point (2009) as Kevin
  • Odd Jobs (2010) (Television film) as Joe Bannon
  • Elevator as Martin Gosling
  • Construction (2012) as Ray
  • The Good Wife (2012) "Two Girls, One Code" as Kevin Costas
  • Side Effects (2013) as Banks patient #3
  • Blue Ruin (2013) as Ben Gaffney
  • Nebraska (2013) as Cole
  • R.I.P.D. (2013) as Pulaski
  • Elementary (2015) "The View From Olympus" as Gordon Meadows
  • Agent Carter (2015) as Sheldon McFee
  • Louie (2015) as Mike
  • 3rd Street Blackout (2015) as Adam Dodario
  • The Lennon Report (2016) as Phil Bernstein
  • Masterminds (2016) as Runny
  • References

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