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Raymond Burr

Raymond Burr

  • Born on
    • May 21st, 1917
  • Died on
    • September 12th, 1993
Raymond William Stacey Burr (May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993) was a Canadian actor, primarily known for his title roles in the television dramas Perry Mason and Ironside. His early acting career included roles on Broadway, radio, television and in film, usually as the villain. He won two Emmy Awards in 1959 and 1961 for the role of Perry Mason, which he played for nine seasons between 1957 and 1966. His second hit series, Ironside, earned him six Emmy nominations, and two Golden Globe nominations. He is also known for his role as Steve Martin in both Godzilla, King of the Monsters! and Godzilla 1985. In addition to acting, Burr owned an orchid business and had begun to grow a vineyard. He was a collector of wines and art, and was very fond of cooking. After his death from cancer in 1993, Burr's personal life came into question as details of his known biography appeared to be unverifiable. Gradually, it was revealed that Burr had possibly contrived a life story that hid his homosexuality. Description above from the Wikipedia article Raymond Burr, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (52 Credits)

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1991Delirious as Carter Hedison
1988Perry Mason Returns as Perry Mason
1987Unsolved Mysteries
1985Perry Mason Returns as Perry Mason
1985Godzilla 1985 as Steve Martin
1985Godzilla 1985 as Steve Martin
1985Godzilla 1985 as Steve Martin
1982Airplane II: The Sequel as Judge D.C. Simonton
1981Peter and Paul as Herod Agrippa I
1980Out of the Blue as Dr. Brean
1980The Return as Dr. Kramer
1979Disaster on the Coastliner as Estes Hill
1978Tomorrow Never Comes as Burke
1978Centennial as James Clark
1967Ironside as Robert Ironside
1957Perry Mason as Perry Mason
1956Godzilla: King of the Monsters! as Steve Martin
1956Please Murder Me! as Attorney Craig Carlson
1956Crime of Passion as Inspektor Pope
1956A Cry in the Night as Harold Loftus
1956Great Day in the Morning as Jumbo Means
1955A Man Alone as Stanley
1955You're Never Too Young as Noonan
1954Gorilla at Large as Cy Miller
1954Rear Window as Lars Thorwald
1954Casanova's Big Night as Bragadin
1953Tarzan and the She-Devil as Vargo
1953The Blue Gardenia as Harry Prebble
1952Mara Maru as Brock Benedict
1952Horizons West as Cord Hardin
1951Bride of the Gorilla as Barney Chavez
1951The Whip Hand as Steve Loomis
1951New Mexico as Private Anderson
1951M as Pottsy
1951A Place in the Sun as District Attorney R. Frank Marlowe
1951His Kind of Woman as Nick Ferraro
1950Borderline as Pete Ritchie
1950Key to the City as Les Taggart
1949Black Magic as Alexandre Dumas, Jr.
1949Red Light as Nick Cherney
1949Love Happy as Alphonse Zoto
1949Criss Cross as Gangster
1948Pitfall as MacDonald
1948Raw Deal as Rick Coyle
1948Walk a Crooked Mile as Krebs
1948Station West as Lawyer Mark Bristow
1948Ruthless as Pete Vendig
1948Sleep, My Love as Detective Sergeant Strake
1948I Love Trouble as Herb
1948Adventures of Don Juan as Capitão Alvarez
1947Desperate as Walt Radak
1946Without Reservations as Paul Gill (uncredited)

Director (1 Credits)

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