Edward Burns Biography, Age, Wife, Movies, Tv Show and Net Worth

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Edward Burns Biography

Edward Burns is an American actor, producer, writer, and director. He is best known for appearing in several films including Saving Private Ryan (1998), 15 Minutes (2001), Life or Something Like It (2002) and Confidence (2003).

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He has also appeared in A Sound of Thunder (2005), The Holiday (2006), One Missed Call (2008), 27 Dresses (2008), Man on a Ledge (2012), Friends with Kids (2012), and Alex Cross (2012).

He has directed movies such as The Brothers McMullen (1995), She’s the One (1996), Sidewalks of New York (2001), Purple Violets (2007), and The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012). Edward also starred as Bugsy Siegel in the TNT crime drama series Mob City and as Terry Muldoon in TNT’s Public Morals.

Edward Burns Age

Edward was born on January 29 , 1968 in Woodside Queens, New York. He is 51 years old as of 2019.

Edward Burns Height

Edward stands at a height of 1.85 m.

Edward Burns Family

Edward was born in Woodside, Queens, New York.  He is the son of Molly (née McKenna), a federal agency manager, and Edward J. Burns, a public relations spokesman and police officer.  He was brought up a Roman Catholic. Edward has two siblings Mary and Brian where he is the second of three children.

His family is of Irish, and a small amount of Swedish, descent.  Edward was raised in Valley Stream, New York, on Long Island.  He briefly went to Chaminade High School before transferring to Hewlett High School. From 1987 to 1992 after high school, Edward attended, SUNY Oneonta, University at Albany, and Hunter College.

Edward Burns Wife | Edward Burns Christy Turlington

Edward is married to model Christy Turlington. The couple has two children, Grace (born 2003) and Finn (born 2006). He and Turlington are Catholics.

Edward Burns Career| Actor Edward Burns

Immediately after college Edward got his start in the film industry  as a production assistant on the Oliver Stone film, The Doors. When he was working as a gofer at Entertainment Tonight, Edward financed, produced, directed and starred in his first film The Brothers McMullen in his spare time, which was largely shot in his hometown of Valley Stream.

After he completed the film, Edward was able to get a copy to Robert Redford after an ET junket interview for Quiz Show at the Rhiga Royal Hotel in Manhattan.  Edward wrote, directed and starred in the ensemble drama She’s The One in 1996, with Jennifer Aniston, Cameron Diaz and Amanda Peet, as well as Sidewalks of New York in 2001.

Edward wrote a movie, Newlyweds that he also directed and starred in to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the Tribeca Film Festival in 201 . Following a model similar to Nice Guy Johnny, Newlyweds was shot on the Canon 5D, with an even smaller crew, for $9000 in 12 days.

The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2011 as the closing night film. He claimed on Twitter that the $9,000 budget broke out to “5k for actors, 2k insurance, 2k food and drink. 9k in the can.” Edward starred as real-life gangster Bugsy Siegel in Frank Darabont’s miniseries, Mob City in 2013 .

Edward set up a screenwriting contest with the web startup Scripped for a crowdsourced screenplay in 2012, which he intended to help get produced.

Edward Burns Saving Private Ryan

Burns is also known for his acting work on movies such as Saving Private Ryan (1998).  An epic war film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Robert Rodat. The film was set during the Invasion of Normandy in World War II.  It is notable for its graphic portrayal of war, and for the intensity of its opening 27 minutes, which includes a depiction of the Omaha Beach assault during the Normandy landings.

The film follows United States Army Rangers Captain John H. Miller (Tom Hanks) and a squad (Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Barry Pepper, Giovanni Ribisi, Vin Diesel, Adam Goldberg, and Jeremy Davies) as they search for a paratrooper, Private First Class James Francis Ryan (Matt Damon), who is the last-surviving brother of four servicemen.

Edward Burns Net Worth

Edward has an estimated net worth of $18 million dollars.

Edward Burns Movies

Year

Title

Roles

2018
Summertime
2015
Public Morals
Terry Muldoon
2014
Louie
Himself
2013
Mob City
Bugsy Siegel
2012
Man on a Ledge
Jack Dougherty
2012
Friends with Kids
Kurt
2012
Alex Cross
Tommy Kane
2012
The Fitzgerald Family Christmas
Gerry
2011
Newlyweds
Buzzy
2011
Vietnam in HD
Joe Galloway (voice)
2010
Nice Guy Johnny
Uncle Terry
2009
Echelon Conspiracy
John Reed
2008
One Missed Call
Detective Jack Andrews
2008
27 Dresses
George
2007
Purple Violets
Michael Murphy
2006
The Groomsmen
Paulie
2006
The Holiday
Ethan Ebbers
2005
Will & Grace
Nick
2005
A Sound of Thunder
Travis Ryer
2005
The River King
Abel Grey
2004
The Breakup Artist
Himself
2004
Looking for Kitty
Jack Stanton
2003
Confidence
Jake Vig
2002
Lethargy
Store Clerk
2002
Ash Wednesday
Francis Sullivan
2002
Life or Something Like It
Pete Scanlon
2001
15 Minutes
Fire Marshal Jordan Warsaw
2001
Shark Attack 2
Surfer Guy 2
2001
Sidewalks of New York
Tommy Reilly
1998
Saving Private Ryan
Private Richard Reiben
1998
No Looking Back
Charlie
1996
She’s the One
Mickey Fitzpatrick
1995
The Brothers McMullen
Barry/Finbar McMullen

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