The much underrated Ray Collins plays low keyed but crucial roles enhancing classic movies and later television shows such as….
- Citizen Kane (1941) he plays political opponent Jim Gettys who successfully blackmails Kane (Orson Wells) into withdrawing from politics.
- Leave Her to Heaven (1945) he plays Cornell Wilde’s very mild attorney who is eyewitness to the Noir descent of his client via the temptation of Ellen (Gene Tierney).
- The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) he plays bank manager Mr. Milton concerned that employee Al Stephenson (Fredric March) is granting risky GI Bill loans.
- Perry Mason TV series (1957-1966) he is Lt. Arthur Tragg a very professional homicide detective of great integrity respected by the famous attorney played by Raymond Burr.