Top Ten Perry Mason Judges

One of my all-time favorite TV series is Perry Mason, the original one, black & white, starring Raymond Burr. Here is my list of the top 10 actors who played Judges in the Mason/Burger courtroom.

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Morris Ankrum
A graduate of the University of Southern California School of Law, Morris Ankrum was an attorney and an economics professor before switching careers and joining the theater. He was a veteran stage actor by the time he entered the film industry in the 1930s, where he spent much time in westerns, playing everything from Indian chiefs to crooked town bankers...
 
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Willis Bouchey
American character actor primarily of pompous or officious types, long a favorite supporting player for John Ford. Bouchey was born in or near Vernon, Michigan but raised by his mother and stepfather in the state of Washington. He entered films in 1951 at the age of 44 and quickly became a familiar (if unnameable) fixture in movies and television. He died in 1977.
 
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Frank Wilcox
American character actor in scores of films after substantial stage experience. He was born in DeSoto, Missouri, but raised in Atchison, Kansas. The son of a railroad worker and law clerk (some publicity material states the father was a physician, but family and census records show otherwise), he wavered between various careers including oil exploration...
 
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