Barbara Hale

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Barbara Hale
Barbara Hale in Jolson Sings Again trailer.jpg
Barbara Hale in Jolson Sings Again, 1949.
Born(1922-04-18)April 18, 1922
DiedJanuary 26, 2017(2017-01-26) (aged 94)
OccupationActress
Years active1943–2000
Known forPerry Mason
Spouse(s)Bill Williams
(married 1946–1992)
ChildrenJodi Katt (b. 1947)
William Katt (b. 1950)
Juanita Katt (b. 1953)

Barbara Hale (April 18, 1922 – January 26, 2017) was an American actress. She was best known for her role as legal secretary Della Street on more than 270 episodes of the long-running Perry Mason television series. She was also known for her roles in The Window, The Giant Spider Invasion, Jolson Sings Again, and in Last of the Comanches. She won an Emmy Award in 1959.

Hale died at her home in Sherman Oaks, California on January 26, 2017 of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, aged 94.[1]

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  1. Adam Bernstein (January 27, 2017). "Barbara Hale, who played Della Street on 'Perry Mason,' dies at 94". Washington Post. Retrieved January 27, 2017.

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