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“You can take the girl away from the farm, but not the farm away from the girl.”


Maray Ayres is an Actress, Singer, Comedian and Dog Trainer. Born in San Francisco and raised on a small farm in Santa Cruz County. Maray grew up learning to love animals.  And being that she was an only child...the animals were her brothers and sisters. During high school she was an active participant in various projects, including being head majorette in the school band, playing snare drums, winning beauty contests and singing and playing piano for numerous charities and civic organizations. After graduating she left for San Francisco where she studied theatre at San Francisco State University and worked as a model while studying dance, singing and acting. 


Venturing to Los Angeles to pursue her ambitions for a film career, she  studied acting, opera techniques, appeared in various plays, modeled for trade shows and became a singing waitress at the Gaslight Club in the Beverly Hilton Hotel where she met her husband Rick. What followed was a slew of successful TV, Feature Film, and Theatre roles including parts in Married with Children, iCarly, Chips, and General Hospital to name a few.


Maray is recognized and respected as one of the most expert and effective dog trainers in the Southland and has appeared on radio and television talk shows discussing her successful techniques. Maray has received awards and certificates of appreciation for her work from the U.S. Olympic Committee, the Orange County Olympics, Disabled Veterans Club and the Pet Orphans Fund Charity Tennis Tournament.  She is most proud of receiving the City of Los Angeles “Mayors Certificate of Appreciation” award from Mayor Bradley for her charitable contribution work.  


Maray has had a very successful and busy acting career thus far and has loved every minute of it. Recently, Maray became a hyphenate as a Producer and star for her first film TRACES OF MEMORY under the banner of MARAY & FRIENDS Productions. She is very thankful for all of the wonderful opportunities she has had thus far and is very excited for all those to come!


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