Ric Burns Biography (1955-)

Born c. 1955; son of Robert Kyle (an anthropology professor) and Lyla (a homemaker; maiden name, Tupper) Burns; brother of Ken Burns (a documentary filmmaker). Career: Producer, director, and writer. Awards, Honors: Christopher Award, best film script, 1987, for The Statue of Liberty; Emmy Awards, outstanding informational series and outstanding individual achievement--informational programming, 1991, both for The Civil War. Addresses: Contact: Steeplechase Films, 2095 Broadway, Room 503, New York,NY 10023.

Producer, director, writer

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