Steve Kanaly
General Information
Born: (1946-03-14) March 14, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace: Burbank, California, U.S.
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1972-present
Appeared on/in
(or involved with):
Dallas (first series)
Appeared as: Ray Krebbs

Steve Kanaly (born March 14, 1946) is the actor who plays Ray Krebbs on the CBS-TV series Dallas. He reprised the role for the final episode of the series in 1991, and again for the made-for-TV reunion movie Dallas: War of the Ewings in 1998. He will reprise the role again in the 2012 TNT revival. During Dallas's run, he also guested in other series, including Time Express in 1979. From 1994-1995, he also had a role on the ABC-TV daytime drama series All My Children as "Seabone Hunkle", the father of Dixie Cooney Martin (played by Cady McClain).

Life and careerEdit

Born and raised in Burbank, California and attended Cal State University.[1] Kanaly served in the Vietnam War as a radio operator with the First Air Cavalry Division. He provided details of his experiences to John Milius for the Colonel Kilgore character scenes in Apocalypse Now.[2] Steve has also guest starred on numerous other television shows. In film, he collaborated frequently with writer-director John Milius, appearing in, among others, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972), Dillinger (1973), The Wind and the Lion (1975), and Big Wednesday (1978). Milius befriended Kanaly when they attended the same shooting range in California, and turned him to acting by recommending him to John Huston for Roy Bean. Other film roles include The Terminal Man (1972), My Name is Nobody (1974), and Midway (1976).


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