n 1993, Burr’s close friend, actor Charles Macaulay, told Mary Murphy of TV Guide, “Raymond Burr really was Perry Mason. The two were one and the same.” Maybe so, but Raymond Burr had other interests. He was an innovative breeder of orchids, an award-winning vintner, a respected Beverly Hills art dealer, and foster father to more than twenty children.
Perry Mason Show cast. (L-to-R) William Talman (February 1915 – August Ray Collins (December 1889 – July Barbara Hale (born April Raymond Burr (May 1917 – September William Hopper (January 1915 – March
Raymond Burr was a Canadian TV actor, best known for his role as Perry Mason. Also in 'Centennial,' 'Kingston' and as Robert Ironside on 'Ironside.' Movies: 'Perry Mason Returns,' 'Airplane II: The Sequel,' and many others.