Jere Burns Biography (1954-)

Full name, Jere Eugene Burns II; given name is pronounced as "Jerry"; born October 15, 1954 (one source says October 5, 1956), in Cambridge, MA; son of acap and gown manufacturer and a homemaker; married Melissa, 1982 (divorced, 1996); married Kathleen Kinmont, 1997; children: (first marriage) Gillian, Jake, Luke. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Birth Details
October 15, 1954
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Eddie Green, Ohara, ABC, 1987
  • Breugel, a recurring role, Max Headroom (also known as Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future), ABC, 1987
  • Kirk Morris, Dear John (also known as Dear John USA), NBC,1988-1992
  • Pete Schmidt, Bob, CBS, 1993-1994
  • Tom Booker, The Mommies (also known as Mommies), NBC, 1994-1995
  • Jack Farrell, Something So Right, NBC, 1996-1997 then ABC, 1997-1998
  • Movies
  • Steve, a therapy group member, The Psychiatrist: God Bless the Children (also known as Children of the Lotus Eater), 1970
  • Junior Allen, The Last Precinct, NBC, 1986
  • William Hawkins, Turn Back the Clock (also known as Repeat Performance), NBC, 1989
  • Cliff Bartell, Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (alsoknown as Perry Mason: The Case of the Deadly Deal), NBC, 1990
  • Stephen Primes, Eye of the Stalker, NBC, 1995
  • Lewis Snow, The Secret She Carried, NBC, 1996
  • Eddie Madden, Road Rage, NBC, 1999
  • Ben, Life-Size, 2000
  • Miniseries
  • Cade Dalton, The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (also knownas Luck of the Draw: The Gambler Returns), NBC, 1991
  • Specials
  • Hal, "Mom's on Strike," ABC Afterschool Special, ABC, 1984
  • Brother Vinnie, "God, the Universe, and Hot Fudge Sundaes," CBS Schoolbreak Specials, CBS, 1986
  • Super Bloopers and New Practical Jones, NBC, 1990
  • Episodic
  • James Fitzsimmons, "Watt a Way to Go," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984
  • James Fitzsimmons, "Rookie Nookie," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1984
  • Pete Collins, "We're Not Worthy," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1998
  • Steven Jensen, "Friends," Vengeance Unlimited, ABC, 1999
  • Roy, "Nina's Choice," Just Shoot Me, NBC, 1999
  • Bob, "What about Bob?" Odd Man Out, 1999
  • Thomas "Tom" Lasky, "The Trouble with Harry," Twice in a Lifetime,PAX-TV, 2000
  • Andy Winston, "The Talented Mr. Ripoff," For Your Love, The WB, 2000
  • Sam, "Legacy," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2000
  • Jake Worthy, "The Vessel," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2001
  • Also appeared Riptide, NBC; Crime Story, NBC; Hunter, NBC.
  • Film Appearances
  • Levesque, Touch and Go, TriStar, 1986
  • Washington aide, Let's Get Harry (also known as The Rescue), TriStar, 1987
  • Lou, Wired, Taurus, 1989
  • Jared Riley, Hit List, New Line Cinema, 1989
  • Glen, Greedy, Universal, 1994
  • Dr. Dan Yates, Santa Fe, Absolute Unequivocal Productions, 1997
  • Weller, the movie director, My Giant, Columbia/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1998
  • Arnan Rothman, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Paramount, 2001
  • Stage Appearances
  • Member of ensemble, Don Juan, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre/Central Park, New York City, 1982
  • True West, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1982-1983
  • Egyptology, Other Stage, Public Theatre, New York City, 1983
  • Cyclist, Sarcophagus, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, 1987-1988
  • Also appeared in Gillette, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA.

Further Reference


    • People, April 10, 1989, p. 145

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