Perry Mason Was Everyone’s Favorite Lawyer – But Not All Fans Will Know These Off-Screen Secrets

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20. Perry Mason made his debut in 1933

The character of Perry Mason became a household name thanks to the iconic TV show. But he already had quite the history before he popped up on CBS. Yes, it turns out that the lawyer is fast approaching the century-old mark. He was first introduced in the novel The Case of the Velvet Claws, which was penned by Erle Stanley Gardner way back in 1933.

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