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    One Life To Live ACTOR - Ron Raines

    Full detailed profile on Ron Raines playing Carl Peterson on One Life To Live Daytime Soap Opera.

    (Joseph Marzullo/
    Ron Raines

    Birthday: December 2, 1949
    Birthplace: Texas City, Texas
    Marital Status: Married to Dona D. Vaughn
    Currently playing: Carl Peterson
    Height: 6' 2½"


    Born in Texas City, Texas Ron attended five high schools before graduating from Nacogdoches High School. After high school he went on to attend Southern Nazarene University, transferring later to Oklahoma City University where he received a Bachelor of Music degree. He was also a member of the American Opera Center at Julliard.

    Ron's dad is a retired city judge and minister and his mother is a retired newspaper employee. He is the eldest of three, coming from a family of gospel singers. Ron was introduced to music early on in life, performing in church and in high school glee clubs. Since then he has continued his love of music by performing in American musical theater for over two decades.

    In addition to a career in musical theater, Ron has appeared in concerts across the country as a soloist with the Baltimore Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Rochester Symphony, Philadelphia Pops, Sacramento Symphony Orchestra, Tulsa Pops, National Symphony, Omaha Symphony, and the Springfield Symphony. Ron can also be heard singing the national anthem at New York Knicks, Rangers, and New Jersey Devils games.

    Ron has recorded the role of Daddy Warbucks on a recording commemorating the 25th anniversary of the musical "Annie," and has recorded the roles of Sid in "The Pajama Game" and Robert in "Wonderful Town." He recorded his first solo album of Broadway songs at Abbey Road in London, which was released in spring of 1997.


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    Daytime Emmy Nominee - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, "Guiding Light" (2006)
    Daytime Emmy Nominee - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, "Guiding Light" (2003 and 2004)
    Soap Opera Digest Award - Outstanding Villain, "Guiding Light" (1995, 1996 and 1997)


    Wanderlust - Shari's Partner (2012)
    Guiding Light - Alan Spaulding (July 1994 - 2009)
    The Merry Widow
    A Little Night Music - Man of La Mancha
    Can Can
    Rose Marie
    Teddy And Alice

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