Edward Burns Biography (1968-)

Full name, Edward J. Burns, Jr.; born January 28 (some sources cite January 29), 1968, in Valley Stream (some sources cite Woodside, Queens County), NY; son of Edward J. (a police officer and public relations spokesperson) and Molly (a federal agency manager; maiden name, McKenna) Burns; brother of Brian Burns (a producer, director, and writer); children: Edward F. Addresses:Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211-1923 (some sources cite William Morris Agency, 151 South El CaminoDr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212).

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, director, writer
Birth Details
January 28, 1968
Valley Stream, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Barry/Finbar McMullen, The Brothers McMullen, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1995
  • At Sundance (documentary), 1995
  • Mickey Fitzpatrick, She's the One, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Charlie Ryan, No Looking Back (also known as Long Time, NothingNew), Gramercy, 1998
  • Private First Class Richard Reiben, Saving Private Ryan, DreamWorks Distribution, 1998
  • Into the Breach: "Saving Private Ryan" (documentary), 1998
  • Jordy Warsaw, 15 Minutes (also known as 15 Minuten Ruhm), New Line Cinema, 2001
  • (As Ed Burns) Thomas "Tommy" Riley, Sidewalks of New York, Paramount Classics, 2001
  • Ash Wednesday, 10th Avenue Productions, 2001
  • Tony Scanlon, Life or Something Like It, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002
  • The Last Lane, 2002
  • Jake Vig, Confidence, Lions Gate Films, 2002
  • Film Work
  • Executive producer, producer (with Dick Fisher), and director, The Brothers McMullen, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1995
  • Producer and director, She's the One, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • Producer and director, No Looking Back (also known as Long Time, Nothing New), Gramercy, 1998
  • Producer and director (as Ed Burns), Sidewalks of New York, Paramount Classics, 2001
  • Producer and director, Ash Wednesday, 10th Avenue Productions, 2001
  • Producer, The Last Lane, 2002
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Executive producer, The Fighting Fitzgeralds, NBC, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Appeared in an episode of Independent Focus.
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • The Brothers McMullen, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1995
  • She's the One, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996
  • No Looking Back (also known as Long Time, Nothing New), Gramercy, 1998
  • Sidewalks of New York, Paramount Classics, 2001
  • Ash Wednesday, 10th Avenue Productions, 2001
  • Collected Screenplays
  • Three Screenplays by Edward Burns (contains The Brothers McMullen, No Looking Back, and She's the One), Hyperion Press (Westport, CT), 1998
  • Television Episodes
  • The Fighting Fitzgeralds, NBC, 2001

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers 1997, Issue 4, Gale, 1997
    Periodicals
    • Cosmopolitan, March, 1998, p. 242
    • Empire, October, 1998, pp. 100-10, 112, 114
    • Entertainment Weekly, November 18, 1996, p. 78
    • Glamour, February, 2002, pp. 80-83
    • Los Angeles Times, March 29, 1998
    • Maclean's, April 27, 1998, p. 58; November 19, 2001, p. 114
    • Movieline, Volume 7, number 11, 1996, pp. 40-41
    • People Weekly, September 4, 1995; November 18, 1996, p. 78; November 26, 2001, p. 186
    • Playboy, June, 2001, pp. 137-38, 182
    • Premiere, April, 1998, pp. 54-55
    • Red, October, 2001
    • Rolling Stone, August 24, 1995
    • US, August, 1998
    • USA Weekend, March 29, 1998
    • U.S. News & World Report, March 30, 1998, p. 8

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