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Raymond Burr

Raymond Burr

Birthdate:   21 May 1917
Category: Movies

Born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, 21 May 1917. Attended Stanford University, University of California, Columbia University, and University of Chungking. Married 1) Annette Sutherland, 1941 (died, 1943); children: Michael and Evan (died, 1953); 2) Isabella Ward, 1947 (divorced); 3) Laura Andrina Morgan, 1953 (died, 1955). Served in California Conservation Corp. and Forestry Service. Began stage career as teenager, eventually performing on Broadway in Crazy with the Heat, 1941, and The Duke in Darkness, 1944; director, Pasadena Community Playhouse, 1943; started film career in 1946; cast often as villain, notably in A Place in the Sun, 1951, and Rear Window, 1954; television actor, appearing as title character in Perry Mason, CBS, 1957-66, and Ironside, NBC, 1967-75; returned to television as Perry Mason in 1985-86 made-for-television movie, which led to 25 subsequent Perry Mason made-for-television movies on NBC; started Royal Blue Ltd., television production company with business partner Robert Benevides, 1988. Recipient: Emmy Awards, 1959 and 1961. Died, in Dry Creek, California, 12 September 1993.




Resume:  Filmography:

Actor

1993 The Return of Ironside
1993 Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin Deep Scandal
1992 Perry Mason: The Case of the Heartbroken Bride
1992 Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing
1992 Grass Roots
1992 Perry Mason: The Case of the Reckless Romeo
1991 Delirious
1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruthless Reporter
1991 Showdown at Williams Creek
1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster
1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin
1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion
1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception
1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen
1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter
1990 The Defense Never Rests
1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer
1989 Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder
1989 Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin
1989 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson
1988 Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace
1988 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake
1987 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love
1987 Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit
1987 Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel
1987 Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam
1986 Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star
1986 Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun
1985 Perry Mason Returns
1984 Godzilla 1985: The Legend is Reborn
1982 Airplane II: The Sequel
1981 Peter and Paul
1981 Out of the Blue
1980 The Curse of King Tut's Tomb
1980 The Night the City Screamed
1980 The Return
1979 Never Look Down
1979 Love's Savage Fury
1979 Disaster on the Coastliner
1978 The Jordan Chance
1978 Centennial
1978 The Bastard
1977 The Amazing World of Psychic Phenomena
1977 79 Park Avenue
1977 Tomorrow Never Comes
1977 Aliens from Spaceship Earth
1976 Mallory
1976 Incircumstantial Evidence
1976 Kingston: The Power Play
1974 Ironside: Season 08
1974 Amy Prentiss, AKA: The Chief
1973 Ironside: Season 07
1972 Ironside: Season 06
1972 Ironside: Death by the Numbers
1972 Survival of Spaceship Earth
1971 The Priest Killer
1971 Ironside: Season 05
1970 Ironside: Season 04
1970 Split Second to an Epitaph
1970 Goodbye to Yesteryear
1969 Ironside: Season 03
1968 Ironside: Season 02
1968 P.J.
1967 Ironside: Season 01
1967 Ironside
1966 Perry Mason: The Case of the Dead Ringer
1965 Perry Mason: Season 09
1964 Perry Mason: Season 08
1963 Perry Mason: Season 07
1962 Perry Mason: Season 06
1961 Perry Mason: Season 05
1960 Perry Mason: Season 04
1960 Desire in the Dust
1959 Big Hello / The Wild Bunch
1959 Perry Mason: Season 03
1959 Star Gazing
1958 Perry Mason: Season 02
1957 Affair in Havana
1957 Perry Mason: Season 01
1957 Crime of Passion
1956 Great Day in the Morning
1956 Ride the High Iron
1956 A Cry in the Night
1956 The Brass Legend
1956 The Secret of Treasure Mountain
1956 Please Murder Me
1955 The Ox-Bow Incident
1955 Count Three and Pray
1955 You're Never Too Young
1955 A Man Alone
1954 Passion
1954 Gorilla at Large
1954 Thunder Pass
1954 Casanova's Big Night
1954 Mannequin für Rio
1954 Rear Window
1954 Party Girls for Sale
1954 Khyber Patrol
1954 Godzilla, King of the Monsters
1953 The Blue Gardenia
1953 Tarzan and the She-Devil
1953 Serpent of the Nile
1953 Fort Algiers
1953 The Bandits of Corsica
1952 Mara Maru
1952 Horizons West
1952 Meet Danny Wilson
1951 New Mexico
1951 M
1951 FBI Girl
1951 The Magic Carpet
1951 His Kind of Woman
1951 The Whip Hand
1951 Bride of the Gorilla
1951 Dragnet: The Human Bomb
1951 A Place in the Sun
1950 Key to the City
1950 Borderline
1950 Unmasked
1949 The Adventures of Don Juan
1949 Bride of Vengeance
1949 Love Happy
1949 Abandoned
1949 Black Magic
1949 Red Light
1948 Walk a Crooked Mile
1948 Station West
1948 Raw Deal
1948 Pitfall
1948 Fighting Father Dunne
1948 Sleep, My Love
1948 Ruthless
1947 I Love Trouble
1947 Code of the West
1947 Desperate
1946 Without Reservations
1946 San Quentin

Director
1972 Ironside: Achilles' Heel
1972 Ironside: Nightmare Trip Share on Facebook

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