Raymond Burr

1917 - 1993

Raymond Burr

Raymond William Stacy Burr (May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993) was a Canadian-American actor known for his lengthy Hollywood film career and his title roles in the television dramas Perry Mason and Ironside. Burr's early acting career included roles on Broadway, radio, television, and film, usually as the villain. His portrayal of the suspected murderer in the Alfred Hitchcock thriller Rear Window (1954) is his best-known film role, although he is also remembered for his role in the 1956 film Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, which he reprised in the 1985 film Godzilla 1985. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raymond Burr has received more than 4,722,402 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,262nd most popular actor.

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Among actors, Raymond Burr ranks 2,233 out of 8,832Before him are Marshall Bell, Wil Wheaton, Elizabeth McGovern, Desi Arnaz, Joe Dallesandro, and Lisa Edelstein. After him are Wayne Knight, George Raft, Annette O'Toole, Grace Moore, David Cassidy, and David Rasche.

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Among people born in 1917, Raymond Burr ranks 149Before him are Ann Rutherford, Celeste Holm, June Allyson, Park Chung-hee, Steno, and Desi Arnaz. After him are Adolfo Consolini, Red Auerbach, Bertil Nordahl, Walter Munk, Mouloud Mammeri, and Caspar Weinberger. Among people deceased in 1993, Raymond Burr ranks 117Before him are Leo Löwenthal, Giuseppe Occhialini, Eleanor Hibbert, Freya Stark, David Koresh, and Yulian Semyonov. After him are Cyril Cusack, Erich Leinsdorf, Józef Czapski, Andrée Brunet, Mario Evaristo, and Albert Collins.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Raymond Burr ranks 174 out of 840Before him are Ann Rutherford (1917), Mark Robson (1913), Ellen Page (1987), John Ireland (1914), Cory Monteith (1982), and Hume Cronyn (1911). After him are Hayden Christensen (1981), John Murray (1841), Eugene Levy (1946), Viola Desmond (1914), Ethel Smith (1907), and Igor Gouzenko (1919).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Raymond Burr ranks 57Before him are Florence Lawrence (1886), Ann Rutherford (1917), Ellen Page (1987), John Ireland (1914), Cory Monteith (1982), and Hume Cronyn (1911). After him are Hayden Christensen (1981), Eugene Levy (1946), Sandra Oh (1971), Neve Campbell (1973), Walter Pidgeon (1897), and Martin Short (1950).