Janessa Ray

Janessa Beth Ray (who was credited as Janessa Ray in 1990 to 1993 and as Janessa Beth in 1994) is an actress that was a Kidsongs cast from 1990 to 1994. She was born on October 10, 1984 as Janessa Beth Ray and replaced the retired Triskin Potter/Nicole Mandich in/at the end of 1990. At the end of 1994, she left Kidsongs.


  • Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs (wearing an old green school dress, best seen in Mail Myself to You, in which she dresses up as a mail package with Andrea Schuette with signs like Rush and Fragile)
  • Kidsongs: We Wish You a Merry Christmas (wearing a red holiday sweater and an old dress and blue caplet)
  • Kidsongs: Play Along Songs (wearing a pink Kidsongs Club shirt under a yellow shirt and rainbow shorts; best seen in the songs, Come on and Join in the Game, Fooba Wooba John, Down by the Station, Ten in the Bed, and Join the Band, where she played the clarinet (but Janessa's favorite instruments were the tuba and drums in the TV Show episode, "Professor Majorchord's Music Lesson")
  • The Kidsongs Television Show (Season 1) (as a camera person and stage manager; best seen in the intro wearing a pink shirt and pale yellow overalls)