Perry Mason, the most successful and longest-running lawyer series on television debuted on September Certainly the forerunner of today's barrage of courtroom/crime dramas. Thank you Raymond Burr, great job!
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
Actor William Hopper was born today in Boomers watched him on the long running TV series Perry Mason where Hopper played the private investigator, Paul Drake. He was the son of Hollywood gossip columnist, Hedda Hopper.
Ray Bidwell Collins (December 1889 – July was an American actor in film, stage, radio, and television. One of Collins' best remembered roles was that of Lt. Arthur Tragg in the long-running series Perry Mason.