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Raymond Burr : Biography, Pictures, Photos, Trivia, Address, Filmography (The New Perry Mason)

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Raymond Burr - Biography

Perry Mason in The New Perry Mason

Photos Raymond Burr Nom de naissance : Raymond William Stacy Burr
Date de naissance : 1917/05/21
Date of death : 1993/09/12 (76 years old)
Birth place : New Westminster Canada
Taille : 1.85 m

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Biography for Raymond Burr

Born as Raymond 'William Stacy' Burr, 21 May 1917, in New Westminster, British Columbia, Burr spent most of his early life travelling. While still young, his father moved his family to China, while the elder Burr worked as a trade agent. When the family returned to Canada, Raymond's parents divorced; his mother then took him to Vallejo, California, where she raised him with the aid of his grandparents. As he got older, Burr began to take jobs to support his mother, younger sister and younger brother. He took jobs as a ranch hand in Roswell, New Mexico; as a deputy sheriff; a photo salesman; and even as a singer in night clubs.

In World War Two, Burr served in the Navy. When in Okinawa, he was shot in the stomach and sent home. Soon after this, in 1946, Burr made his film debut in San Quentin (1946). From there, he went on to act in more than 90 films before landing the role of defense attorney "Perry Mason" (1957) in the series of the same name. Then, in 1993, after a battle with cancer that dated back to his days on "Perry Mason", Burr died on 12 September 1993 at his ranch home.

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. Creation date : 2003/07/01 by abdest

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