Raymond Ablack


Date of Birth
12 December 1989, Canada


6' (1.83 m)

Mini Biography
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.

A competitive hockey player of 14 years, Ray still plays regularly as a goaltender. And Raymond trained for 13 years to the level of first degree black belt in Goju Ryu karate, Jiu Jitsu and Kobudo (weaponry).