Ray Quinn first shot to fame whilst appearing in popular CH4 soap 'Brookside' as the long sufffering Anthony Murray, between 1999-2003. Whilst in this role he won various Awards, including Best Storyline and Best Dramatic Performance at the British Soap Awards (2002), Best Young Actor in the Inside Soap Awards (2002), and Best Performance in a Network Soap at the Royal Television Society Awards (2002).
In 2006 Ray took part in the popular reality series The X-Factor and was mentored by Simon Cowell. He came second to Leona Lewis.
In 2009 Ray became Dancing On Ice Champion, skating with professional ice skater Maria Fillipov, to win the coveted title.
Actor and singer Ray's TV credits include roles in Merseybeat (BBC), Doctors (BBC), The Singing Cactus (part of the BBC Afternoon Play series), Alan Titchmarsh Show (ITV), This Morning (ITV), Loose Women (ITV), The Wright Stuff( Ch5), BBC Breakfast, Paul O Grady (ITV), The 5 O'Clock Show (Ch4), Baby Ballroom (ITV), Ready Steady Cook (BBC) and on Daybreak.
Ray's film credits include 'Bulletproof' and 'The Singing Cactus' and theatre credits include 'Dirty Dancing' at the Aldwych Theatre, 'Grease' at the Piccadilly Theatre, 'Buster' at The Playhouse Theatre, 'Me and My Girl' at The Empire Theatre and 'Peter Pan' at The Neptune Theatre.
Since his X-Factor appearances Ray has had a No.1 platinum selling album 'Doing It My Way' and has also had his own sell-out tour as well as taking part in the UK wide X-Factor tour.