Edward Burns Biography, Life, Interesting Facts

Film Actor

Edward Burns

Birthday :

January 29, 1968

Birth Place :

Woodside, New York, United States of America

Zodiac Sign :

Aquarius

Chinese Zodiac :

Goat

Birth Element :

Fire


Edward Burns was born on January 29, 1968. He is an American actor. He is also a producer, writer, and director. He is currently Fifty years old.

Early Life

Edward Burns was born Edward Fitzgerald Burns on January 29, 1968, in Woodside in Queens, New York, United States. He was born to Edward J. Burns and Molly Burns. He was brought up alongside two siblings. He was brought up in Valley Stream, New York. He was brought up as a Roman Catholic. He later joined Chaminade High School which he left later. He after that joined Hewlett High School. He later attended SUNY Oneonta, University at Albany. He later studied at Hunter College.






Career

Edward Burns started his career off as an assistant producer in ‘The Doors’ which was an Olive Stone film. He later worked at Entertainment Tonight as a gofer. In 1995, he screen wrote, produced, directed and starred as Barry Finbar McMullen in ‘The Brothers McMullen’ which was his first film. In 1996, he screen wrote, directed, produced and appeared as Mickey Fitzpat in ‘She’s the One.’ In 1998, he appeared in the film ‘Saving Private Ryan’ as Private Richard Reiben.

He also screen wrote, directed and acted as Charlie in the film ‘No Looking Back.’ In 2001, he appeared as Fire Marshall Jordan Warsaw in ’15 Minutes’. He also appeared in ‘Shark Attack 2’ as the second surfer guy. He later screen wrote, directed, produced and appeared as Tommy Reilly in the film ‘Sidewalks of New York’.

In 2002, Edward Burns appeared as a store clerk in ‘Lethargy.’ He after that screen wrote, directed, produced and acted as Francis Sullivan in ‘Ash Wednesday.’ He later appeared in ‘Life or Something Like It’ as Pete Scanlon. In 2003, he played a role in ‘Confidence.’ In 2004, he appeared as himself in ‘The Breakup Artist.’ He after that directed, screen wrote and acted as Jack Stanton in ‘Looking for Kitty.’

In 2005, he appeared in ‘Will & Grace’ as Nick, ‘A Sound of Thunder’ as Travis Ryer and in ‘The River King’ as Abel Grey. In 2006, he screen wrote, directed, produced and appeared as Paulie in ‘The Groomsmen.’ He also appeared in ‘The Holiday’ as Ethan Ebbers and in ‘Entourage’ as himself a role he played until 2009.

In 2007, Edward Burns screen wrote, produced, directed and appeared in ‘Purple Violets’ as Michael Murphy. In 2008, he appeared in ‘One Missed Call’ as Detective Jack Andrew and in ’27 Dresses’ as George. In 2009, he screen wrote, directed and appeared in ‘The Lynch Pin’ as Dan Lynch. He also appeared as John in ‘Echelon Conspiracy.'

In 2010, Edward Burns screen wrote, produced, directed and appeared as Uncle Terry in ‘Nice Guy Johnny.’ In 2011, he screen wrote, directed, produced and appeared as Buzzy in ‘Newlyweds.’ He also appeared in the film ‘Vietnam in HD’ as Joe Gallows’ voice. In 2012, he featured in ‘Man on a Ledge’ as Jack Doughe, ‘Friends with Kids’ as Kurt and in ‘Alex Cross’ as Tommy Kane. He also Screen wrote, produced, directed and appeared as Gerry in ‘The Fitzgerald Family Christmas.’

In 2013, he appeared in the film ‘Mob City’ as Bugsy Siegel. In 2014, he featured as himself in ‘Louie.’ In 2015, he screen wrote, produced, directed and appeared as Terry Muldoon in ‘Public Morals.’ In 2018, he is the screenwriter and producer of the film ‘Summertime.’




Awards and Achievement

In 1995, Edward Burns received the Independent Spirit Award under the Best Feature shred with Dick Fisher category. He also received the Sundance Film Festival Award in the Best Dramatic Film Category. In 1999, he won the Online Critics Society Award in the Best Ensemble Cast Performance Category. In 2010, he was awarded the Boston Film Festival Award under the Best Director Category.




Personal Life

In 2003, Edward Burns married Christy Turlington with whom he has two children. He is currently Fifty years old.


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