Ray Quinn Biography

Ray Quinn (Raymond Arthur Quinn) was born on 25th August 1988 in Knowsley, Merseyside, England. He is an actor, dancer and musician. He is popularly known for finishing second in the third series of X Factor.

Ray Quinn X Factor

In 2006 she auditioned for the third series of X Factor and was placed in the 16-24s category, with Simon Cowell as his mentor.

He sang “Easy” by Lionel Richie infront of Simon Cowell and Sinitta and he partially forgot the lyrics and was told he wasn’t progressing through to judges’ houses, but a change within the series format allowed him to successfully continue with the competition. He later sang “Smile” for his judges’ houses performance, and afterwards was granted a place as one of the four acts through to the live shows.

In week five, he was placed in the bottom two against Nikitta Angus, but survived elimination. He managed to progress through the competition up to week 10, where he was the series runner-up, losing
to eventual winner Leona Lewis.

In December 2006 he signed a record deal with Cowell’s label Sony BMG to release a debut swing album.His debut album, Doing It My Way was released on 12 March 2007.

Ray Quinn Album

  • 2007: Doing It My Way

Ray Quinn Songs

  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • My Way
  • Ain’t That a Kick in the Head
  • That’s Life
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • What a Wonderful World
  • New York, New York
  • Mr. Bojangles
  • Mack the Knife
  • Summer Wind
  • Smile

Ray Quinn Movies and TV Shows

  • 2000 – 2003: Brookside
  • 2003: Merseybeat
  • 2005: Cactus Jack
  • 2005: The Afternoon Play
  • 2006: Bulletproof
  • 2006: Doctors
  • 2009; 2014: Dancing on Ice
  • 2011: Little Crackers
  • 2011: Nightvision

Ray Quinn Theatre

  • 1998: Me and My Girl
  • 1998: Peter Pan
  • 2004: Buster
  • 2008: Grease
  • 2008; 2012; 2014–15: Aladdin
  • 2009; 2011: Grease
  • 2009: Sleeping Beauty
  • 2010–11: Dirty Dancing
  • 2011: Cinderella
  • 2012: Legally Blonde
  • 2012–13: The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
  • 2013–14: Peter Pan
  • 2015: The Judy Garland Songbook
  • 2015: Puttin on the Ritz
  • 2016: Peter Pan”
  • 2016: Songs from the West End”
  • 2017: The Wedding Singer (musical)

Ray Quinn Dancing on Ice

Ray Quinn participated on the fourth series of Dancing on Ice and was paired with professional skater Maria Filippov.On 22nd March 2009 they won the competition.

Ray Quinn Girlfriend

In 2009 he began dating actress Emma Stephens and they became engaged on 25th December 2010. They got married on 31st March 2012.In August 2012 their son Harry Frank Quinn was born. In February 2015, the couple announced their separation.

Quinn later returned to participate on Dancing on Ice, for the final and All-Star series of the show. He was paired with Maria Filippov again. On 9 March 2014, he and Filippov were crowned the champions of the series, and ultimate winners of the programme.

In June 2017 he began dating Emily Fletcher who is a school teacher who she met at a night out and he says it was ‘fate’


Ray Quinn
Ray Quinn