Perry Mason (TV series)

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Perry Mason is an American legal drama series originally broadcast on CBS television from September 21, 1957, to May 22, 1966.wikipedia
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Raymond Burr

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The title character, portrayed by Raymond Burr, is a fictional Los Angeles criminal-defense lawyer who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner.
Raymond William Stacy 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.

Barbara Hale

Raymond Burr received two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, and Barbara Hale received an Emmy Award for her portrayal of Mason's confidential secretary Della Street.
Barbara Hale (April 18, 1922 – January 26, 2017) was an American actress best known for her role as legal secretary Della Street in the television series Perry Mason (1957–1966), earning her a 1959 Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Perry Mason

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The title character, portrayed by Raymond Burr, is a fictional Los Angeles criminal-defense lawyer who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner.
These were followed by its best-known adaptation, the CBS television series Perry Mason (1957–66) starring Raymond Burr.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series

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During its first season, it received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination as Best Dramatic Series, and it became one of the five most popular shows on television.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

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Raymond Burr received two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, and Barbara Hale received an Emmy Award for her portrayal of Mason's confidential secretary Della Street.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

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Raymond Burr received two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, and Barbara Hale received an Emmy Award for her portrayal of Mason's confidential secretary Della Street.

The New Perry Mason

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The New Perry Mason, a 1973 revival of the series with a different cast, was poorly received and ran for 15 episodes.
The New Perry Mason is a 1970s TV series that was a revival of the television series of the 1950s and '60s about Erle Stanley Gardner's brilliant defense attorney.

10th Primetime Emmy Awards

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During its first season, it received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination as Best Dramatic Series, and it became one of the five most popular shows on television.

William Hopper

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He became best known for his work as private detective Paul Drake in the CBS television series Perry Mason.

William Talman (actor)

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"I'd seen a brilliant little movie, The Hitch-Hiker, and had to have Bill Talman as Burger—and he never disappointed us," Patrick said.
William Whitney Talman, Jr. (February 4, 1915 – August 30, 1968) was an American television and movie actor, best known for playing Los Angeles District Attorney Hamilton Burger in the television series Perry Mason.

Ray Collins (actor)

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"Ray Collins came on board as Lt. Arthur Tragg," Patrick said.
Collins appeared in more than 75 films and had one of his best-remembered roles on television, as the irascible Lieutenant Arthur Tragg on the television series Perry Mason.

Michael Fox (American actor)

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Some of his most famous recurring roles were as various autopsy physicians in Perry Mason, as Coroner George McLeod in Burke's Law, as Amos Fedders in Falcon Crest, and as Saul Feinberg in The Bold and the Beautiful.

TV Guide Award

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Perry Mason and Burr were honored as Favorite Series and Favorite Male Performer in the first two TV Guide Award readers' polls.

Perry Mason (TV film series)

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In 1985, the first in a successful series of 30 Perry Mason television films aired on NBC, with Burr reprising the role of Mason in 26 of them before his death in 1993.
A series of 30 Perry Mason television films aired on NBC from 1985 to 1995 as sequels to the CBS TV series Perry Mason.

Gail Patrick

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(The radio series would, without the Mason character, be adapted for television as the long-running crime soap opera The Edge of Night.) His literary agent was advertising executive Thomas Cornwell Jackson, who had, in 1947, married actress Gail Patrick.
After retiring from acting she became, as Gail Patrick Jackson, president of Paisano Productions and executive producer of the Perry Mason television series (1957–66).

Wesley Lau

During his acting career, Lau was probably best known as Lt. Andy Anderson in the series Perry Mason.

Richard Anderson

In the 1960s, Anderson made appearances in 23 episodes of Perry Mason during the series' final season as Police Lieutenant Steve Drumm, replacing the character of Lt. Tragg, played by Ray Collins, who died in 1965.

George E. Stone

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Character actor George E. Stone was impoverished, and for years he appeared on Perry Mason regularly in minor roles until his health made it impossible for him to work any longer.
He plays nervous stool pigeon "Toothpick Charlie" in Billy Wilder's comedy hit Some Like It Hot, and became a TV regular in the popular Perry Mason series, in the minor role of court clerk.

Don Beddoe

"They were grateful and delivered on time—and powerfully. … Gloria Henry, Vaughn Taylor, Hillary Brooke, John Archer, Morris Ankrum, Don Beddoe, Fay Wray, Olive Blakeney, Paul Fix, Addison Richards. We also had newcomers like Darryl Hickman, Barbara Eden. The trick was to only use them once a year. People like Fay Wray came back several times, but as other characters."
In the 1950s and 1960s, he made four appearances on Have Gun – Will Travel, three times on Lawman, three on Maverick, three on Laramie, three on Lassie, and three on Perry Mason including in the 1958 episode 'The Case of the Buried Clock'.

Erle Stanley Gardner

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The title character, portrayed by Raymond Burr, is a fictional Los Angeles criminal-defense lawyer who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner.
In 1957, Perry Mason became a long-running CBS-TV series, starring Raymond Burr in the title role.

Legal drama

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Perry Mason is an American legal drama series originally broadcast on CBS television from September 21, 1957, to May 22, 1966.
Early American television programs considered legal dramas include Perry Mason, The Defenders, JUDD for the Defense, Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law, Petrocelli, and Matlock.

Connie Cezon

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After leaving the Columbia shorts department, Cezon had a recurring role as receptionist Gertie on Perry Mason between 1957 and 1964.

Barbara Eden

"They were grateful and delivered on time—and powerfully. … Gloria Henry, Vaughn Taylor, Hillary Brooke, John Archer, Morris Ankrum, Don Beddoe, Fay Wray, Olive Blakeney, Paul Fix, Addison Richards. We also had newcomers like Darryl Hickman, Barbara Eden. The trick was to only use them once a year. People like Fay Wray came back several times, but as other characters."
Eden began her television career as a semiregular on The Johnny Carson Show in 1955 She also made featured appearances on shows such as The West Point Story, Highway Patrol, Private Secretary, I Love Lucy, The Millionaire, Target: The Corruptors!, Crossroads, Perry Mason, Gunsmoke, December Bride, Bachelor Father, Father Knows Best, Adventures in Paradise, The Andy Griffith Show, Cain's Hundred, Saints and Sinners, The Virginian, Slattery's People, The Rogues, and the series finale of Route 66.

Dan Tobin

He became a regular during the final season of Perry Mason as the proprietor of "Clay's Grill".

Morris Ankrum

"They were grateful and delivered on time—and powerfully. … Gloria Henry, Vaughn Taylor, Hillary Brooke, John Archer, Morris Ankrum, Don Beddoe, Fay Wray, Olive Blakeney, Paul Fix, Addison Richards. We also had newcomers like Darryl Hickman, Barbara Eden. The trick was to only use them once a year. People like Fay Wray came back several times, but as other characters."
Ankrum made 22 appearances on CBS's Perry Mason as one of several judges who regularly presided over the murder trials of Mason's clients from the show's first season in 1957 until his death in 1964.