'Dallas': Where Is "Ray Krebbs" Today?

Steve Kanaly at the 30th Anniversary Reunion of Dallas, Texas, 2008

8. August 2019 - 10:30 Uhr / Laura Pérez

Steve Kanaly has appeared in more than 20 films and more than 30 television shows; he is best known for his role as "Ray Krebbs" in the American soap opera Dallas, where he was part of the cast for more than 10 years. We always loved to see him on screen!

"Ray Krebbs" was one of the main characters in the American television soap opera Dallas and the role was portrayed by Steve Kanaly from 1978 to 1989. He started his acting career only a couple of years before in 1972 with his debut film The Life and Time of Judge Roy Bean. During the 1970's he was also part of the cast of the crime drama series Chasewhere he played the role of "Jock".

Steve Kanaly as "Ray Krebbs" in the 1979 show Dallas

What did "Ray Krebbs" do after Dallas?

After his last appearance in DallasSteve Kanaly worked on several film and television projects. In 1997, he played the role of "Coller" in the film Midnight Blueand the same year he starred in and directed the film The MarksmenFrom 1994 to 1995 he appeared as "Seabone Hunkle" in the American soap opera All My Children. A couple of years later his fans were happy to see him in Dallas again; in 2012 and 2013 he reprised his role of "Ray Krebbs" for the TNT revival of the show, attending his nephew's wedding and the funeral of J.R. Ewing, respectively.

Steve Kanaly at the 2006 TV Land Awards at the Barker Hangar, California

Five quick facts about Dallas star Steve Kanaly

-He served in the Vietnam War as a radio operator 

-He is a very talented watercolor artist

-He is 77 years old and lives with his wife Brent Power in California. They have been together for 44 years!

-He grows his own avocados and oranges on his ranch in California

-He was initially cast as "Bobby Ewing" in Dallas before being given the role of "Ray Krebbs"

Steve Kanaly and his wife Brent Power at the TV Land Awards, California, 2016