He’s a television legend in Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia. Yes, it’s Mr. Ray of Mr. Ray’s Hair Weave, the Bawlmerese-accented pitchman who famously rebuffed John Waters’ entreaty to narrate Pink Flamingos (forcing Waters to instead attempt a Mr. Ray homage as Pink Flamingo’s narrator “Mr. Jay”).
1985 commercial for Mr. Ray’s Hair Weave in Silver Spring, Maryland
Commercial for Mr. Ray’s Hair Weave, a now defunct establishment that was in its prime during the 1980’s. Ghetto fabulous or fabulously ghetto? Back by popular demand.
In Memory of Mr. Ray is a fansite on Facebook.