Perry Mason: Living or Dead?

Which cast members of American dramatized court show Perry Mason have died?

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American dramatized court show

Perry Mason

Started 21 Sep 1957
Ended 22 May 1966
Released64 years, 4 months ago
Run span8 years, 8 months
Seasons 9
Episodes 271
Correction?
Perry Mason
Perry Mason
Press photograph for The Jack Benny Program broadcast "Jack On Trial for Murder" with guest star Raymond Burr in character as Perry Mason

About Perry Mason

Perry Mason is an American legal drama series originally broadcast on CBS television from September 21, 1957, to May 22, 1966. The title character, portrayed by Raymond Burr, is a Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner. Many episodes are based on stories written by Gardner. Perry Mason was Hollywood's first weekly one-hour series filmed for television, and remains one of the longest-running and most successful legal-themed television series. During its first season, it received a 10th Primetime Emmy Award nomination as Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Dramatic Series, and it became one of the five most popular shows on television. Raymond Burr received two Emmy Awards for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, and Barbara Hale received an Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Mason's confidential secretary Della Street. Perry Mason and Burr were honored as Favorite Series and Favorite Male Performer in the first two TV Guide Award readers' polls. In 1960, the series received the first Silver Gavel Award presented for television drama by the American Bar Association. Perry Mason has aired in syndication in the United States and internationally ever since its cancellation, and the complete series has been released on Region 1 DVD. A 2014 study found that Netflix users rate Raymond Burr as their favorite actor, with Barbara Hale number seven on the list. The New Perry Mason, a 1973 revival of the series with a different cast, was poorly received and ran for 15 episodes. In 1985, Burr returned to play Mason in a successful series of Perry Mason television films airing on NBC. A total of 30 films were made; Burr starred in 26 of them before his death in 1993.

Other cast and crew

The following people were involved in the making of Perry Mason:

Ryan Phillippe
American actor
Alive
Adam West
American actor
Dead
Lee Meriwether
American actress and model
Alive
Gavin MacLeod
American actor
Dead
Barbara Eden
American actress and singer
Alive
George Kennedy
American actor
Dead
Ryan O'Neal
American actor
Alive
Diane Ladd
American actress
Alive
Ruta Lee
actress, dancer
Alive
Victoria Vetri
American playboy model
Alive
Nancy Kulp
actress
Dead
Genie Francis
American actress
Alive
June Lockhart
actress from the United States
Alive
Louise Fletcher
American actress
Alive
Joyce Bulifant
American actress
Alive
Sherry Jackson
American actress
Alive
David McCallum
Scottish actor
Alive
James Coburn
American film and television actor
Dead
Herb Vigran
American actor
Dead
Shari Belafonte
American actress
Alive
Barbara Bain
American actress
Alive
Richard Donner
American filmmaker (1930–2021)
Dead
Dabbs Greer
American actor
Dead
Lee Van Cleef
actor
Dead
Constance Towers
Actress, singer
Alive
Paul Winchell
American ventriloquist, voice actor, comedian, inventor, and humanitarian
Dead
David Hedison
American actor (1927-2019)
Dead
Barbara Perry
American actress (1921-2019)
Dead
Joan O'Brien
American actress and singer
Alive
Fredd Wayne
American actor
Dead
James Hong
American actor, voice actor and director
Alive
James Shigeta
American actor and musician
Dead
Ben Johnson
American film actor (1918-1996)
Dead
ZaSu Pitts
actress
Dead
Mike Connors
American actor
Dead
John Dall
actor
Dead
Edgar Buchanan
actor
Dead
John Banner
Austrian actor
Dead
L. Q. Jones
American actor
Alive
Faith Domergue
actress
Dead
Harold Gould
American actor
Dead
Norman Fell
American actor
Dead
Richard Erdman
actor, film director (1925-2019)
Dead
Michael Parks
American actor
Dead
Rachel Ames
American soap opera actor, Emmy winner
Alive
Peggy Ann Garner
actress from the United States
Dead
Daniel J. Travanti
actor
Alive
Don Galloway
American actor
Dead
Frances Bavier
American stage and television actress
Dead
Hampton Fancher
American actor and director
Alive
Frank Cady
American actor
Dead
Alejandro Rey
Argentine actor and television director
Dead
John Howard
American actor
Dead
Chris Noel
actor, Art Department
Alive