Ray Noritsune

London, United Kingdom

Actor, Model, Musician

Half British, half Japanese. Bilingual, fluent in English and Japanese. Starred in a motion picture in Japan. (Tokyo, Japan). Graduated from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts with a BA (Hons) in Sound Technology. (Liverpool, UK). A songwriter, rap musician, pianist and producer. Classically trained. Winner of numerous industry songwriting competitions in the USA, (New York, Nashville), UK (London) and Japan (Tokyo).

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Physical Details

Height:
172 cm / 5ft 8in
Waist:
73 cm / 29in
Weight:
61 kg / 134 lbs
Shoe size:
7.0 UK / 8.0 US / 40.5 Euro
Ethnicity:
Other
Hair color:
Brown
Skin color:
Olive
Hair length:
Medium
Eye color:
Brown
Hair type:
Straight
Chest:
91 cm / 36 in

Acting

Acting experience:
  Previous paid speaking roles
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
Accents spoken
  • USA California
Supporting role in the motion picture ‘A Boy Called H.’ Based on the best selling novel ‘Shonen H’ by Japanese novelist Seno Kappa. Produced by Fuji Film. Tokyo, Japan.

Modeling

Modeling experience:
  Beginner, starting out

Music

My Life

Composed/Arranged, Written/Performed, Produced, Keyboards/Programmed By: Ray

Keyboard ability:
  Expert
Producer ability:
  Expert
Rapping ability:
  Expert
Like to join a band:
  No
Composer ability:
  Expert
Favorite genres
  • Hip-hop
  • Classical
Influences: Michael JacksonTupacTimbalandEminemBeethovenMozartHans ZimmerChopinDr. DreRakimJay Electronica

Graduated with a BA (Hons) in Sound Technology from Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. Liverpool, UK.

Co-produced an R&B track that won First Place as the most downloaded song in a music competition hosted by EMI Japan & the British Council. Tokyo, Japan/London, UK.

HitQuarters ‘Artist of the Week’ in 2010.

Grand Prize Winner as well as Lennon Award Winner for the Hip-Hop category of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in 2010. Judges included Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas. New York, USA.

First Place for the R&B/Hip-Hop category of the International Songwriting Competition in 2010. Judges included Timbaland & Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC. Nashville, USA.

Debut EP, entitled ‘Requiem For Hip Hop,’ released on Apple iTunes & Amazon MP3 on March 11, 2012. Includes the charity single ‘Imagine,’ the proceeds of which is being donated in full to scholarship funds established for the children uprooted and orphaned by the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami.

Impressive reviews received from British alternative rock record producer Alan Moulder.

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