Raymond Burr

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Raymond Burr

Burr on the set of the 1956 movie Please Murder Me.
Born Raymond William Stacey Burr
May 21, 1917(1917-05-21)
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Died September 12, 1993(1993-09-12) (aged 76)
Healdsburg, California, United States
Cause of death Kidney cancer
Years active 1940-1993
Known for Acting roles:
Perry Mason in
Perry Mason
Robert T. Ironside in Ironside
Steve Martin in Godzilla, King Of The Monsters and Godzilla 1985
Spouse Annette Sutherland (1942-1943)
Robert Benevides (1955-1993)
Awards Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor - Drama Series
1961, Perry Mason
1959, Perry Mason

Raymond William Stacey Burr (May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993) was a Canadian actor and vintner, famous for his roles in the television dramas Perry Mason, for which he was awarded two Emmy Awards, and Ironside.

Burr's mother was of English and Scottish ancestry; his father was Irish.

Burr was a closeted homosexual.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hiding in Plain Sight

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