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Ray Martin
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Martin in 2013
Born
Raymond George Grace

20 December 1944 (1944-12-20) (age 76)
Occupation Journalist, television presenter
Years active 1969–present
Employer Nine Network
Known for Four Corners
This Day Tonight
Midday with Ray Martin (1985–1993)
Ray Martin Presents
Up Close and Personal
The Ray Martin Show
60 Minutes
Carols by Candlelight (1990–2007)
A Current Affair (1994–98; 2003–05)
Spouse(s) Dianne Martin
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Awards Gold Logie Award (1987; 1993–96) for his role on Midday and A Current Affair

Raymond George "Ray" Martin AM (né Grace, 20 December 1944) is an Australian television journalist and entertainment personality. Having won the Gold Logie five times he is the most awarded star of Australian television, along with Graham Kennedy (although Kennedy won the "Star of the Year Award, the forerunner of the Gold Logie in 1959).

He is best known for his various on-air roles on Channel Nine from 1978, particular his long tenure as host of the variety/talk show The Midday Show. In 2011 he returned to Current Affairs 60 Minutes, in which he had been an original presenter, albeit only in a part-time capacity.

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