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Raymond Burr

Burr on the set of the 1956 movie Please Murder Me.
Born Raymond William Stacey Burr
May 21, 1917(1917-05-21)
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Died September 12, 1993(1993-09-12) (aged 76)
Healdsburg, California, United States
Cause of death Kidney cancer
Years active 1940-1993
Height 183 cm (72 in)
Spouse Annette Sutherland (1942-1943)
Robert Benevides (1955-1993)

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 Emmys, and Ironside.

Burr's mother was of English and Scottish ancestry; his father was Irish.

Burr was a closeted homsexual.[1]


  1. Hiding in Plain Sight

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