Barbara Hale (April 18, 1922 – January 26, 2017) was an American actress best known for her role as legal secretary Della Street in the television series Perry Mason (1957–1966), earning her a 1959 Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. She reprised the role in 30 Perry Mason made-for-television movies (1985–1995).
|Full name at birth||
|Claim to fame||
Della Street on Perry Mason
|Date of birth||
18 April 1922
|Place of birth||
DeKalb, Illinois, USA
|Date of death||
26 January 2017
94 (age at death)
|Place of death||
Sherman Oaks, California, USA
|Cause of death||
Complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, California, USA
5' 5½" (166 cm)
Rockford High School, Rockford, Illinois, USA
Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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