When the series returns with a six-month time-jump, Ray is trying to clean up his act, lay off the booze and be a better husband and father.
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Plus, a baby is on the way, courtesy of brother Bunchy (Dash Mihok), who also was molested by the priest Ray killed, and his wrestler wife, Teresa (Alyssa Diaz).
She’s really into being the Donovan matriarch.” Ray is a chronic philanderer and there’s no reason to think he’ll change, but Abby is in a new place with that.
But it only makes this new bond between Abby and Ray even stronger.” Through it all, “Ray has the Russian and Armenian mobs on his tail, so he’s a busy boy,” Schreiber says.