Raymond "Ray" Conway is a fictional character in the ABC daytime drama General Hospital.
He was played by Stephen Burleigh in 1993.
On June 22, 1993, Rhonda brings her old boyfriend Ray into Kelly’s where he meets Jagger and says hello to Karen, Rhonda’s daughter. Karen acts strange when she sees Ray. Jagger starts to suspect that Ray is the reason Karen is acting off. Ray claims Karen is just nervous about her upcoming graduation speech.
Karen soon remembers that she was molested by Ray as a little girl. Alan and Monica meet Ray at the graduation. Jagger notices that Karen is very upset and after she makes it through her speech, she runs off without Jagger. Rhonda finds Karen’s graduation gift from Ray in the trash.
Karen is worried about Rhonda leaving town for a long time when Ray is still around. Karen asks Rhonda why she feels she can trust Ray so much.
Karen has another flashback of Ray abusing her as a child. She confronts him when he shows up at her apartment but he claims he is innocent. Karen later tells Ray she remembers everything he did to her. He says she never told her mother what he did because she liked it. Karen has a nightmare about Ray. She shows up late to work which worries Jagger. Ray goes to Karen’s bedroom.
Karen finds out that Rhonda gave a spare key for their apartment to Ray. Rhonda tells Ray about Karen’s mood swings. Karen cancels dinner with her mother when she finds out Ray will be going with them. Rhonda says Karen is being rude to Ray. Karen hears about Rhonda drinking all night with Ray and tries to convince her mother that she can do better than Ray.
Karen starts stripping at the Paradise Lounge. She freaks out when she sees Ray on the surveillance at the club. The owner of the club, Sonny Corinthos, convinces Karen to tell him about Ray. Sonny has Ray tossed out of the club.
Ray tries to touch Karen at Kelly’s and she threatens him. She runs to Sonny’s and tells him. Sonny gives her a tranquilizer to calm her down.
Rhonda tells Karen that Ray will be living with them for a while until he is more financially stable. Sonny offers his place to Karen when she tells him but Karen is relieved to hear Ray found a new job and place to live. Soon after, Karen finds out Ray is living downstairs in her apartment building. Sonny offers his place again. Ray goes into Karen’s room to wake her up for class.
After taking some pills, Karen strips on stage at the club and thinks she sees Ray in the audience. Karen tells Sonny she is done stripping. Ray goes to Rhonda’s apartment wanting to party. Jagger and Karen run off together and he tells her that he still loves her. Karen isn’t sure she can love anyone again but they make love.
Karen wants Ray to be arrested for sexual abuse. He is brought into the PCPD and confronted by Karen. Sean tells Karen he needs evidence to lock up Ray but he will continue his investigation. Karen tells Rhonda that Ray sexually abused her. Karen also says she is in therapy and Sean is currently investigating Ray.
Rhonda goes to Ray’s job to look for him. Jason and Brenda also find out what Ray did to Karen. Ray attacks Rhonda when she confronts him about his abuse. Alan develops an infatuation with Rhonda and when he calls her, he can hear her struggle with Ray on the phone. Alan finds Ray beating up Rhonda and throws him off her. Ray crashes into a windowsill and breaks his neck.
Alan covers up the evidence and calls for help as Rhonda is unconscious. Later Ray’s body is found in a storm drain at the ELQ petrochemical plant. Sean identifies the body.
A.J. attempts to frame Jagger for the murder, but he is eventually cleared.
Molested Karen Wexler as a young girl [pre-1993; revealed on Aug 23, 1993]