Jan 29, 2017
By Bob Sheppard
The actress who played “Perry Mason’s” secretary has died.
Barbara Hale passed away Thursday at her home in the Los Angeles area, according to an agent for her son, actor William Katt. Hale was 94.
For nine years, from 1957 to 1966, Hale played the role of Della Street, secretary to attorney Perry Mason on the popular television series of the same name. She won a best-actress emmy for her work in 1959.
Mason was played by British Columbia-born actor Raymond Burr.
The cause of Hale’s death has not been released.