Actor S1c Aldo Ray US Navy (Served 1944-1946) Short Bio: Born Aldo DaRe, he was singled out by a Hollywood scout who at first was interested in his brother Guido, but Aldo seemed to have a better voice (his mother always told this story). In 1944, at age 18, he entered the Navy, serving as a frogman until 1946; he saw action at Okinawa with UDT-17.
Aldo Ray (1926-1991), most famous as "Sgt. Muldoon" in John Wayne's "The Green Berets", Ray was himself a WWII veteran of the U.S. Navy's Ellie UDT Teams ("Frogmen") and saw combat on Okinawa. He also served as a police officer for a short time after the war, before his acting career took off.
Aldo Ray (né Aldo DaRe) (1926-1991) Frogman USN 1944-46 WW II. Entered the Navy at age 18 serving as a Frogman and participated in the invasion of Okinawa and many other Pacific landings. Best remembered for his raspy voice and roles in “Battle Cry” (1955) and “Green Berets” (1968).