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Raymond Hart Massey (August 30, 1896 – July 29, 1983) was a Canadian actor.

Known for his commanding, stage-trained voice, among his most well known roles were Dr. Gillespie in the series Dr. Kildare (1961–1966), Abraham Farlan in A Matter of Life and Death (1946) and Jonathan Brewster in Arsenic and Old Lace (1944).

For playing the title role in Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940), Massey was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

He had three children, two of which, Daniel Massey and Anna Massey, became actors in their own right.


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  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1959, episode "Road Hog") as Colonel Archie Dittman
  • Wagon Train (1960, episode "Princess of a Lost Tribe") as Montezuma IX
  • Dr. Kildare (1961–1966) as Dr. Leonard Gillespie
  • Night Gallery (1971–1972, "Clean Kills and Other Trophies" and "Rare Objects") as Colonel Archie Dittman and Doctor Glendon, respectively


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