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I had such a wonderful time talking to Angela. She blew me away with her presence and attitude.  Thank you, Angela, for coming on the Show check out everything about her below.



Fresh off her New York Times critically acclaimed performance on the hit show, Atlanta on the FX Network, Angela Ray is an actress, author and award-winning speaker. A few of her other television credits include Queen Sugar, Sleepy Hollow, One Tree Hill, and Dawson’s Creek. She is best known as “Carol”, the shady landlord on Tyler Perry’s Love thy Neighbor. A few of her film credits include Keeping up with the Joneses with Zach Galifianakis, the lead role in The Other Man and Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween. 

Angela is the author of the books, Blackberry Whispers, Rays of Motivation, and Megastar Student Leadership: Lessons I Learned as an Actress That Can Help Lead, Achieve and Succeed. As a speaker, she has presented to thousands of students around the country and considers it part of her mission to empower young people.

When she is not portraying a character, Angela enjoys being herself as a host and emcee. A charismatic presence with a golden voice, she has been the resident emcee for the touring show, The Food Lion Chef Challenge presented at both the CIAA and ACC basketball tournaments, two of the largest college basketball tournaments in the country. She has also hosted for Food Lion for the past five years in multiple cities for the Southern Women’s Show. She is frequently booked to host charity events, awards shows, and a myriad of live events. 

Today in addition to traversing the globe as a highly-requested keynote speaker and working in entertainment, Angela serves on the Board of Directors of the Banks Foundation. She is also a Life Member of the General Alumni Association of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Diamond Life Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She connects with fans socially @TheAngelaRay and online at

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