Ray Aranha was an American actor, playwright.
Born in Miami, Florida, Aranha appeared in and written numerous stage productions. In 1974, he won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding New Playwright for My Sister, My Sister. Aranha also wrote and toured in a one-man show, I Am Black, and later appeared as “Jim Bono” in Fences.
On October 9, 2011, Aranha died at the age of 72 from a stroke.