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Raymond Ablack

Raymond was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. Bitten by the performance bug, on stage as Young Simba in The Lion King at the Princess of Wales theatre, at age 11, Raymond has enjoyed performing and entertaining ever since. He achieved international recognition for his role on Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001). Following Degrassi, he appeared in various television series, including Orphan Black (2013) and Shadowhunters (2016). In 2016, he won an Indie Series Award for his role on Teenagers (2014). A passionate social justice activist, Raymond works with a local charities, Free The Children and Me to We, as an outreach speaker. Raymond raises awareness about child labour and how youth can take action on many social justice issues by sharing his volunteering experiences oversees in Haiti, India, Ecuador and Kenya. Ray has been featured in Free The Children documentaries for MTV and TeenNick in each country he's volunteered in.

Appeared on

  • Sep 07 2020

    Ep. 250 – Spooktacular Year 5 Pt. 4

    Today on Spooked! It's our five year anniversary (still!) and we're keeping that gravy train rolling! We've got an episode for each year of Spooked! So put the kids to bed, order in some takeout, and get ready to get...
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  • Nov 19 2018

    Ep. 162 – Raymond Ablack

    The Spooky Rare Book Collectors Today on Spooked! Cody gives a kid Dickens, Damien gets a spanked bottom, Colin doesn’t know how libraries work, and Raymond is infected with old hag. We try to find the perfect book today, so...
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