(11/11/42-11/22/42) Stage: Appeared in Esther McCracken's play, "Quiet Wedding," at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, CA, with Leta Bonynge
and Russell Gold in the cast. Gilmor Brown
was artistic director. Lenore Shanewise
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Burr, Minerva Annetta
| Burr, William Johnston
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[about his character in Perry Mason
(1957)] Let's just say that the part isn't conducive to leisurely living the way I once knew it. I only hope that I can regain my own identity, once I decide that Perry Mason and myself have come to the parting of the road. Perry Mason has become a career for me . . . all I know is that I work, eat and sleep Perry Mason.
Was considered for the role of Matt Dillon in Gunsmoke
(1955). In an 8/23/75 article in "TV Guide" called "When Chester Forgot to Limp" commemorating trivia from the show as it was about to leave the air, the show's first producer, Charles Marquis Warren
, recalled, "His voice was fine, but he was too big. When he stood up, his chair stood up with him". William Conrad
, who played Matt Dillon on ...
Deep commanding voice.