Raymond Burr

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Raymond Burr
Burr in 1961
Raymond William Stacey Burr

(1917-05-21)May 21, 1917
DiedSeptember 12, 1993(1993-09-12) (aged 76)
Cause of deathKidney cancer
Years active1940-1993
Known forActing roles:
Perry Mason in
Perry Mason
Robert T. Ironside in Ironside
Steve Martin in Godzilla, King Of The Monsters and Godzilla 1985
Spouse(s)Annette Sutherland (1942-1943)
Robert Benevides (1955-1993)
AwardsEmmy 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 may have been a closeted homosexual.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hiding in Plain Sight

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