Man Ray

Man Ray bio

Birth Name: Emmanuel Radnitzky

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Philadelphia

Date Of Birth: August 27, 1890

Date Of Death: November 18, 1976

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Man Ray was born on the 27th of August, 1890. He was popular for being a Painter. Most famous for his paintings and works of fashion photography, this twentieth-century visual artist is associated with both Surrealism and Dadaism.
His most famous works include Noire et Blanche (a 1926 photograph); The Misunderstood (a 1938 painting); and L’Etoile de Mer (a 1928 experimental art film).

Man Ray was born in Philadelphia. After taking several classes each at the Art Students League and the National Academy of Design, he began his artistic training in earnest at the Ferrer School (also called the New York City Modern School). In the late 1990s, ARTnews magazine included Ray on a list of the Twentieth Century’s Twenty-Five Most Influential Artists.

Man Ray was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Man Ray was born in 1890s.

Emmanuel Radnitzky is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Man’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Man Ray’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Man Ray’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Man Ray kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Man Ray was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Emmanuel Radnitzky
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Man Ray was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Man Ray was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Man Ray had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Man Ray’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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