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Edmund Burns (1892–1980)

Edmund Burns was born on September 27, 1892 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Male and Female (1919), The Shamrock and the Rose (1927) and The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924). He was married to Ruth Curry. He died on April 2, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1936 Murder with Pictures
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 Hollywood Boulevard
Pago Pago Patron (uncredited)
 1935 She Married Her Boss
Newspaper Photographer (uncredited)
 1935 Love Me Forever
Polo Player (scenes deleted)
 1935 People Will Talk
Douglas Mahoney (uncredited)
 1934 Broadway Bill (uncredited)
 1934 The Captain Hates the Sea
Assistant Jeweler (uncredited)
 1934 Cleopatra
Roman (uncredited)
 1934 One Night of Love
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1934 Whom the Gods Destroy
Forrester Associate (uncredited)
 1934 The Hell Cat
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 It Happened One Night
Best Man at Wedding (uncredited)
 1934 The Quitter
 1934 Miss Fane's Baby Is Stolen
Friend of Miss Fane (uncredited)
 1933 Female
Alison's Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 Golden Harvest
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1933 Rusty Rides Alone
Steve Reynolds
 1933 Dangerously Yours
 1932 The Death Kiss
Myles Brent (uncredited)
 1932 Call Her Savage
Jack Carter (uncredited)
 1932 False Impressions (Short)
Edward the Butler aka Windy Windermere
 1932 Air Mail
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1932 The Western Limited
 1932 The Texas Bad Man
Bank Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Week Ends Only
Kissing Guest (uncredited)
 1931 The Devil Plays
Dick Quincy
 1931 Hell-Bent for Frisco
Frank Kenton
 1931 Men Call It Love
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1931 Sea Devils
Richard Charters
 1930 One Night at Susie's
Chippy's Henchman (uncredited)
 1929 After the Fog
John Temple
 1929 The Love Racket
George Wayne
 1929 Tanned Legs
Clinton Darrow
 1929 Hard to Get
Dexter Courtland
 1929 She Goes to War
 1929 Children of the Ritz
Jerry Wilder (as Eddie Burns)
 1928 Black Cargoes of the South Seas
Stephen Conn
 1928 Phyllis of the Follies
Clyde Thompson
 1928 Ransom
Burton Meredith
 1927 The Chinese Parrot
Robert Eden (as Edward Burns)
 1927 Poor Girls
Richard Deane
 1927 The Shamrock and the Rose
Tom Kelly
 1927 The Princess from Hoboken
Terence O'Brien
 1926 Whispering Wires
Barry McGill
 1926 Forlorn River
Ben Ide
 1926 Sunny Side Up
Stanley Dobrington
 1926 The Lodge in the Wilderness
Jim Wallace
 1926 Paris at Midnight
Eugène de Rastagnic
 1926 Out of the Storm
James Morton
 1926 Made for Love
Nicholas Ainsworth / Aziru
 1925 Simon the Jester
Dale Kynnersly
 1925 Somebody's Son
 1925 Hell's Highroad
Ronald McKane
 1925 The Manicure Girl
Antonio Luca
 1925 The Million Dollar Handicap
George Mortimer
 1924 Those Who Dare
Harry Rollins (as Edward Burns)
 1924 The Guilty One
Donald Short (as Edward Burns)
 1924 Broadway After Dark
Jack Devlin
 1924 The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln
John McNeil (as Eddie Burns)
 1924 The Humming Bird
Randall Carey
 1923 Thundering Dawn
Michael Carmichael (as Edward Burns)
 1923 The Country Kid
Arthur Grant (as Edward Burns)
 1923 Scars of Jealousy
Jeff Newland
 1923 Jazzmania
Sonny Daimler (as Edward Burns)
 1922 The Dangerous Age
Tom (as Edward Burns)
 1922 The Lavender Bath Lady
David Bruce
 1922 East Is West
Billy Benson (as Edward Burns)
 1922 Lights of the Desert
Andrew Reed (as Edward Burns)
 1922 The Woman's Side
Theodore Van Ness Jr. (as Edward Burns)
 1922 The Green Temptation
Hugh Duyker (as Edward Burns)
 1922 The Ruling Passion
'Bill' Merrick (as Edward Burns)
 1921 Fifty Candles
Ralph Coolidge (as Edward Burns)
 1921 The Girl from God's Country
Owen Glendon (as Edward Burns)
 1921 Opened Shutters
John Dunham (as Edward Burns)
 1921 Hickville to Broadway
Peter Van Reuter (as Ed Burns)
 1921 Children of the Night
Barry Dunbar (as Ed Burns)
 1920 To Please One Woman
Dr. John Ransome
 1920 Eyes of the Heart
Mike Hogan (as Edward Burns)
 1920 One Hour Before Dawn
 1920 The Virgin of Stamboul
Hector Baron
 1920 Pegeen
John Archibald
 1919 Male and Female
 1919 The Love Burglar
Arthur Strong
 1919 A Very Good Young Man
Adrian Love (as Edward Burns)
 1919 Miss Adventure
Richard Hamilton (as Edward Burns)
 1919 Marriage for Convenience
Ned Gardiner (as Edward Burns)
 1918 Under the Greenwood Tree
Sir Kenneth Graham (as Edward Burns)
 1918 The Queen of Hearts
Robert Faulkner
 1918 Love Watches
Count Andre de Juvigny
 1918 The Danger Mark
Scott Seagrave (as Edward Burns)
 1918 The Soap Girl
Richard Van Ruhl
 1918 The Ordeal of Rosetta
 1918 The Life Mask
Richard Courtland (as Edward J. Burns)
 1918 The Wasp
Harry's Roommate (as Edward Burns)
 1918 Morgan's Raiders
John Davidson (as Edward Burns)
 1917 Diamonds and Pearls
John Leffingwell Jr. (as Edward Burns)
 1917 Her Hour
Dick Christie (as Edward Burns)
 1917/I The Slave
Egbert Atwell (as Edward Burns)
 1915 The Birth of a Nation
Klansman (uncredited)
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Eddie Burns | Edward J. Burns | Edward Burns | Ed Burns


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Silent screen actor who began in films as an extra in D.W. Griffith's "Birth of a Nation" (1915). Under contract at United Artists, he graduated to featured roles by the 1920's. By the time sound films arrived, he had slipped back into uncredited bit parts.

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