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Read ¿ Hiding in Plain Sight: The Secret Life of Raymond Burr (Applause Books) 106 ´ ➷ [Reading] ➹ Hiding in Plain Sight: The Secret Life of Raymond Burr (Applause Books) By Michael Seth Starr ➬ – Dcmdirect.co.uk Applause Books Now in paperback the complete story of the acBury Barbara Hale Robert Wagner Gale Storm andApplause Books Now in paperback the complete story of the actor's career including his secret gay life Raymond Burrwas an enigma A film noir regular known for his villainous roles in movies like Rear Window he eventually became one of the most popular stars in television history as the lead actor on two top rated dramas Perry Mason and Ironside which between them ran virtually uninterrupted for years But Raymond Burr was leading a secret gay life at a time in Hollywood when exposure would have been career suicide To protect his secret Burr fabricated a tragic past for himself as a grieving husband and father He claimed to have been twice widowed he said his first wife had died in a plane crash and his second marriage had ended with his wife's early death from cancer And there was also a dead son year old Michael who lost his battle with leukemia Neither of the wives nor Michael ever existed But that didn't stop these lies from being perpetuated again and again even in Burr's New York Times obituary Hiding in Plain Sight examines the totality of Raymond Burr's career and his personal life including his years with partner Robert Benevides The author interviewed over people who knew or worked with Burr including Angela Lansbury Barbara Hale Robert Wagner Gale Storm a. Bought as a present I’ve been told this is a highly entertaining biographical book if you’re a fan of Raymond Burr

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Applause Books Now in paperback the Plain Sight ePUB #9734 complete story of the actor's Hiding in eBook #216 career including his secret gay life Raymond Burrwas an in Plain Sight PDF #9734 enigma A film noir regular known for his villainous roles in movies in Plain Sight The Secret PDF or like Rear Windowhe eventually became one of the most popular stars in television history as the lead actor on two top rated dramas Perry Mason and Ironsidewhich between them ran virtually uninterrupted for years But Raymond Burr was leading a secret gay life at a time in Hollywood when exposure would have been career suicide To protect his secret Burr fabricated a tragic past for himself as a grieving husband and father He claimed to have been twice widowed he said his first wife had died in a plane crash and his second marriage had ended with his wife's early death from cancer And there was also a dead son year old Michael who lost his battle with leukemia Neither of the wives nor Michael ever existed But that didn't stop these lies from being perpetuated again and again even in Burr's New York Times obituary Hiding in Plain Sight examines the totality of Raymond Burr's career and his personal life including his years with partner Robert Benevides The author interviewed over people who knew or worked with Burr including A. I much enjoyed reading this book being old enough to remember Perry Mason and Ironside the first time around A very interesting life I am now following Ironside via DVD purchases from and reruns on ITV4 Sadly the only actor from Ironside still alive is Barbara Anderson the others all lost too soon

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Hiding in Plain Sight The Secret Life of Raymond Burr Applause BooksNgela Lansbury Barbara Hale Robert Wagner Gale Storm in Plain Sight The Secret PDF or and Applause Books Now in paperback the complete story of the actor's career including his secret gay life Raymond Burrwas an enigma A film noir regular known for his villainous roles in movies like Rear Window he eventually became one of the most popular stars in television history as the lead actor on two top rated dramas Perry Mason and Ironside which between them ran virtually uninterrupted for years But Raymond Burr was leading a secret gay life at a time in Hollywood when exposure would have been career suicide To protect his secret Burr fabricated a tragic past for himself as a grieving husband and father He claimed to have been twice widowed he said his first wife had died in a plane crash and his second marriage had ended with his wife's early death from cancer And there was also a dead son year old Michael who lost his battle with leukemia Neither of the wives nor Michael ever existed But that didn't stop these lies from being perpetuated again and again even in Burr's New York Times obituary Hiding in Plain Sight examines the totality of Raymond Burr's career and his personal life including his years with partner Robert Benevides The author interviewed over people who knew or worked with Burr including Angela Lans. Raymond Burr was a successful charcter actor specialising in playing villainsThen he was offered the role of Perry mason in the eponymous tv seriesand his career really took offThe show was inovative for the timeIt was a sort of dective show cum courtroom dramaThis is still being copied todaythe latest example of this being BBCs SilkIt even contained the trademark witness stand confession which Burr as Mason excelled at extractingAfter perry Mason Burr went on to Ironside which was almost as successfulIn private life Burr was a closet gayFor him to come out in those days would have been professional suicide so he spun a web of deceitHe claimed to have served in the armed forces when he had notHe claimed to have 3 wives whereas he had a brief marriageHe also claimed to have a deceased son which was also a figment of his imaginationThe author does an excellant job of unveilling the truth in this informative and entertaing biogMy only slight grumble is the number of times he mentions the weight of BurrIt must be at least once a pageOther than that a very easy read