The son of Ezra Ramin, a Window trimmer and Beatrice D. Samin, he was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 22, 1919. On January 9, 1949, he married Gloria Breit, a singer and model. They have one child, a son Ronald.
Ramin has won countless prossional awards throughout his career. He's one of the many people who have won a Tony, an Oscar, a Grammy and an Emmy Award.