Kevin Burns Biography (1955-)

Full name, Kevin Joseph Burns; born June 18, 1955, in Schenectady, NY; son ofJoseph Irving and Ann Marie (maiden name, Bechard) Burns. Addresses:Agent: Endeavor, 9701 Wilshire Blvd., 10th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Producer, director, writer
Birth Details
June 18, 1955
Schenectady, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Director
  • (And producer) I Remember Barbra (documentary short film), 1981
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Specials
  • Paul Newman: Hollywood's Charming Rebel (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1995
  • (And director) The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen (documentary), Sci-Fi Channel, 1995
  • (And director) Betty Grable: Behind the Pin-Up (documentary), Artsand Entertainment, 1995
  • (And director) Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of Movies (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1996
  • Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1996
  • (And director) Carol Burnett: Just to Have a Laugh (documentary),Arts and Entertainment, 1996
  • Carmen Miranda: The South American Way (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1996
  • Alice Faye: The Star Next Door (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1996
  • Vincent Price: The Versatile Villain (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • (And director) TV Guide Looks at Science Fiction (documentary), USA Network, 1997
  • (And director) TV Guide Looks at Christmas (documentary), USA Network, 1997
  • Sophia Loren: Actress Italian Style (documentary; also known as A&E Biography, Sophia Loren: Actress Italian Style), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • Sonja Henie: Fire on Ice (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • (And director) Monster Mania (documentary), AMC, 1997
  • Joan Collins: A Personal Dynasty (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • Jimmy Stewart (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • Jane Russell (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • (And director) Hollywood Aliens and Monsters: A Century of Science-Fiction Drama (documentary; also known as To the Galaxy and Beyond with Mark Hamill and Hollywood Aliens and Monsters), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • (And director) Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century-Fox Film Vaults (documentary), AMC, 1997
  • Henry Fonda: Hollywood's Quiet Hero (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • Bruce Lee: The Immortal Dragon (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • Audrey Hepburn: The Fairest Lady (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • Andy Griffith: Hollywood's Homespun Hero (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • Alan Alda: More than Mr. Nice Guy (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1997
  • (And director) 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (documentary),AMC, 1997
  • Susan Hayward: The Brooklyn Bombshell (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Small Steps, Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood (documentary), AMC, 1998
  • Roddy McDowall: Hollywood's Best Friend (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Rex Harrison (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Myrna Loy: A Class by Herself (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Loretta Young (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • John Wayne: American Legend (documentary), Arts and Entertainment,1998
  • Ida Lupino: Through the Lens (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • (And director) A Hollywood Christmas, syndicated, 1998
  • Harrison Ford: The Reluctant Hero (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • George C. Scott (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Gene Hackman: Portrait of an Artist (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Ernie Kovacs: Please Stand by (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Doris Day: It's Magic (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Donna Reed: I'll Take the Moon (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Cinema Combat: Hollywood Goes to War (documentary), AMC, 1998
  • Gary Grant (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Beyond Titanic (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • (And director) Behind the Planet of the Apes (documentary), AMC, 1998
  • Anthony Quinn (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • Ann-Margret: Sugar and Spice (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • William Holden: An Untamed Spirit (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Tim Conway: Just Clowning Around (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Susan Sarandon: Rebel with a Cause (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Robert Wagner: Hollywood's Prince Charming (documentary), Arts andEntertainment, 1999
  • Ray Walston: No Antennae, Please (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Raquel Welch (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Nicolas Cage: Wild at Heart (documentary), Arts and Entertainment,1999
  • The Nicholas Brothers: Flying High (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Martha Raye: In Love and War (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Linda Darnell: Hollywood's Fallen Angel (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Lesley Ann Warren: A Cinderella Story (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • John Ford: An American Icon (documentary), Arts and Entertainment,1999
  • Hollywood's Hot Wheels (documentary), AMC, 1999
  • Hollywood Spies on Spies (documentary), AMC, 1999
  • Hollywood Screen Tests: Take One (documentary), AMC, 1999
  • Hollywood Goes to Court (documentary), AMC, 1999
  • Hollywood behind the Badge: A Century of Cinema Cops and Detectives (documentary), AMC, 1999
  • Hidden Hollywood II: Treasures from the 20th Century-Fox Film Fault (documentary), AMC, 1999
  • Hayley Mills (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Gene Tierney: A Shattered Portrait (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Fred Gwynne (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Ethel Merman: There's No Business Like Show Business (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Elizabeth Montgomery: A Touch of Magic (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Dorothy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Donald O'Connor: Make `Em Laugh (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Don Ameche: Hollywood's Class Act (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • The Bunny Years (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Between Heaven and Hell: Hollywood Looks at the Bible (documentary), AMC, 1999
  • Barbara Eden: Out of the Bottle (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • (And director) The Attack of the 50-Foot Monstermania (documentary), AMC, 1999
  • Yvonne DeCarlo: Gilded Lily (documentary), Arts and Entertainment,2000
  • Shirley MacLaine: This Time Around (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Shirley Jones: Hollywood's Musical Mom (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Sally Field: Defying Gravity (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Robert Redford: Hollywood Outlaw (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Richard Widmark: Strength of Characters (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Maureen O'Hara: Wild Irish Rose (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Julie Newmar: The Cat's Meow (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • James Garner: A Maverick Spirit (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • (And director) Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years (documentary), AMC, 2000
  • (And director) Hollywood at Your Feet: The Story of the Chinese Theatre Footprints (documentary), AMC, 2000
  • Henry Winkler: Hollywood's Coolest Character (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Frances Farmer: Paradise Lost (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • The Fly Papers: The Buzz on Hollywood's Scariest Insect (documentary), AMC, 2000
  • Ernest Borgnine: Hollywood's Uncommon Character (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Don Knotts: Nervous Laughter (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Dick Powell: Thanks a Million (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Diahann Carroll: No Strings (documentary), Arts and Entertainment,2000
  • Deborah Kerr: Getting to Know Her (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Cesar Romero: In a Class by Himself (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • (And director) Bride of Monster Mania (documentary), AMC, 2000
  • Al Lewis: Forever Granpa (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2000
  • Adam West: Behind the Cowl (documentary), Arts and Entertainment,2000
  • (And director) 20th Century-Fox: The Blockbuster Years (documentary), AMC, 2000
  • Tim Burton: Trick or Treat (documentary), Arts and Entertainment,2001
  • The Omen Legacy (documentary), AMC, 2001
  • Mitzi Gaynor: Hollywood's Cockeyed Optimist (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Matthew Broderick (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (documentary), AMC, 2001
  • Lee Marvin: Hollywood's Straight Shooter (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Jennifer Jones: Portrait of a Lady (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Jean Simmons: Picture Perfect (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Janet Gaynor: A Star was Born (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Jackie Gleason: The Great One (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Jack Palance: From Grit to Grace (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • (And director) Hugh Hefner: American Playboy Revisited (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Hollywood Screen Tests: Take Two (documentary), AMC, 2001
  • Hidden Hollywood III: Return of the 20th Century-Fox Vaults (documentary), AMC, 2001
  • Florence Henderson: Here's the Story (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Eddie Albert: A Passion for Life (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Dustin Hoffman: First in His Class (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Dennis Franz: Out of the Blue (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • (And director) Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (documentary), AMC, 2001
  • Charlie Sheen (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Boom! Hollywood's Greatest Disaster Movies (documentary), AMC, 2001
  • Bobby Vinton: A Melody of Love (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Al Pacino: Inside Out (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • AMC Backstory: Valley of the Dolls (documentary), AMC, 2001
  • AMC Backstory: The Long Hot Summer (documentary), AMC, 2001
  • (And director) Inside the Playboy Mansion (documentary), Arts andEntertainment, 2002
  • Television Director
  • Specials
  • TV Guide Looks at Cops, 1998
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Series
  • (And director) Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 1987
  • Famous Families, Fox Family, 1998
  • History vs. Hollywood (also known as History through a Lens), History Channel, 2001-
  • Backstory (also known as Hollywood Backstories), AMC and syndicated, 2001
  • Movies
  • Alien Nation: Dark Horizon, Fox, 1994
  • (And director) Lost in Space Forever, 1998
  • Pilots
  • The Time Tunnel, Fox, 2002
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Specials
  • The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen (documentary), Sci-Fi Channel, 1995
  • Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1996
  • Monster Mania (documentary), AMC, 1997
  • Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century-Fox Vaults (documentary), AMC, 1997
  • 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (documentary), AMC, 1997
  • A Hollywood Christmas, syndicated, 1998
  • Cinema Combat: Hollywood Goes to War (documentary), AMC, 1998
  • Behind the Planet of the Apes (documentary), AMC, 1998
  • Hidden Hollywood II: Treasures from the 20th Century-Fox Film Vault (documentary), AMC, 1999
  • 20th Century-Fox: The Blockbuster Years (documentary), AMC, 2000
  • Hidden Hollywood III: Return to the 20th Century-Fox Vaults (documentary), AMC, 2001
  • Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (documentary), AMC, 2001
  • Inside the Playboy Mansion (documentary), Arts and Entertainment,2002
  • Television Series
  • Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 1987
  • Television Episodes
  • "Gentlemen's Agreement," Backstory, AMC, 1999
  • Wrote additional episodes of Backstory, AMC.
  • Television Movies
  • Lost in Space Forever, 1998

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