How to Dress Like Ray Gillette

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Best Ray Gillette Costume Guide

Ray Gillette is a fictional character in the popular animated TV series Archer. He is voiced by Adam Reed, and is an openly gay character on the show. He is also a far more competent and dedicated agent than Sterling Archer, and the two often butt heads because of this. He takes his role as an agent of ISIS (International Secret Intelligence Service), often going to the aid of his colleagues, except for Archer, who he has a genuine contempt for.

Becoming paralyzed is a running issue for Ray, usually being Archer’s fault, and when it finally happens for real he is given bionic legs by Dr. Krieger. If you want to become the ISIS agent with bionic legs, you’ll need a Men Short Wig, Blonde Mustache, Men’s Grey Suit, Navy Tie, Dress Shoes and Dual Pistols.

Ray Gillette Cosplay Costumes

Ray Gillette is a genuinely good agent at the International Secret Intelligence service. Though he cops a lot of abuse from certain agents, he does have a good relationship with fellow agent Lana Kane. While he seems capable of lying to his friends easily, he really does value them and shows this by helping them out when in need. He also showed his dedication by being extremely frustrated when his paralysis prevented him from going on missions.

Characterized by his pencil mustache and effeminate voice, Ray is a much-loved character and is going to be great fun to cosplay! If you don’t want to be alone dressed as Ray Gillette, how about getting some friends to join in dressed as  his Archer colleagues Pam PooveyLana Kane, Dr Algernop Krieger, Sterling Archer, Cheryl Tunt, or Malory Archer.

Ray Gillette Costume Tips & FAQs

Dive into the world of espionage and style with our comprehensive FAQ on dressing up as Ray Gillette from the popular animated series “Archer.” Known for his sharp wit and sharper dress sense, Ray is a standout character, and we’re here to guide you through crafting his distinctive look.

Ray Gillette is often seen in a smart, casual style. His signature outfit includes a light blue dress shirt, a dark blue sweater vest, khaki trousers, and brown dress shoes. For added authenticity, include a pair of thin-framed glasses and a wristwatch.

Ray has short, neatly combed blonde hair. To mimic his hairstyle, keep your hair short on the sides and slightly longer on top, combed smoothly. If you don't have blonde hair, consider using temporary hair dye or a wig for an accurate portrayal.

Ray is rarely seen without his thin-framed glasses, which are quintessential to his look. Additionally, a wristwatch and a light smirk will bring your costume closer to Ray's suave appearance. If you want to add a fun twist, include a pair of crutches or a wheelchair, referencing his various mishaps in the series.

Absolutely! Ray's outfit is quite practical and can be easily replicated with everyday clothing items. Focus on getting a light blue dress shirt, dark blue sweater vest, and khaki trousers, which are commonly available.

Including some of Ray's witty remarks can enhance your portrayal. Here are a few memorable quotes: "You better call Kenny Loggins. 'Cause you're in the danger zone.," "I swear to God I had something for this.," "Oh great, now I'm at a spa for ants!," "Dukes!" and "Well, excuse me, Lana, it's a rampage." These quotes capture Ray's sarcastic humor and his unique personality in the "Archer" series.


About Ray Gillette

Ray Gillette is one of the more hardworking ISIS agents on the animated TV series Archer, where he is voiced by the show’s creator Adam Reed.  He has always hidden his homosexuality from his father, and also his brother who is a marijuana farmer, however at his workplace he is openly gay. He has been married before, to a lesbian woman he met at a ‘pray away the gay’ camp, however this relationship didn’t last for obvious reasons.

A running joke on the show is Ray ending paralyzed, usually as a result of Archer’s reckless actions. In one episode though, the paralysis is for real. This turned his feelings of general resentment towards Archer into a more serious hatred, and since that time he has been particularly nasty towards him, even seeming to want his fellow agent dead. Following the paralysis however, he was given bionic legs but he has a fear of becoming a full cyborg if he continues to be paralyzed.

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