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New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Place of Death
Sonoma, California, USA
Claim to Fame
Perry Mason, Ironside
Actor/Actress, Other Crew, Director
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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. In addition to acting, Burr owned an orchid business and had begun to grow a vineyard and was well known for his philanthropy. He was a collector of wines and art, and was fond of cooking. After his death from cancer in 1993, the details of Burr's personal life came into question as some details of his known biography appeared to be unverifiable (the existence of a first wife, son, or a third wife, service in the navy).
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Raymond William Stacey Burr
James Edmond Burr
Naitauba, Fiji Islands
Raymond William Stacey Burr (May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993) was a Canadian-American actor, primarily known for his title roles in the television dramas Perry Mason and Ironside. He was prominently involved in multiple charitable endeavors, such as working on behalf of the United Service Organizations.
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1940–93, 1940 – 1993, 1940–1993
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passed away on 12th Sep 1993 aged 76. |||
Raymond Burr passed away on 12th Sep 1993 aged 76.
Raymond Burr was previously married to Isabella Ward (1946 - 1951).
He was also in relationships with Joan Tabor (1959), Tuesday Weld (1959), Jonathan Frid (1958 - 1959), Vincente Minnelli (1953), Mark Herron (1952 - 1953), Debra Paget, Pier Angeli, Phillip Reed and Natalie Wood.
Raymond Burr is a 76 year old Canadian Actor. Born Raymond William Stacey Burr on 21st May, 1917 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, he is famous for Perry Mason, Ironside in a career that spans 1940–93. His zodiac sign is Taurus.
Raymond Burr is a member of the following lists:
Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners and
Male actors from British Columbia.
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