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Edward Fitzgerald Burns was born January 29, 1968 in Woodside, Queens, New York. He is the second of three children of Molly (McKenna), who worked for the Federal Aviation Administration at Kennedy Airport, and Edward J. Burns, a police sergeant and active spokesperson for the New York Police Dept. He was raised Catholic, and is of Irish, and one ... See full bio »

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Known For

Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan Private Reiben
(1998)
She's the One
She's the One Mickey Fitzpatrick
(1996)
The Brothers McMullen
The Brothers McMullen Barry / Finbar McMullen
(1995)
Purple Violets
Purple Violets Michael Murphy
(2007)

Filmography

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  All Together (announced)
Jack Kelly
 2016 MLB Network Presents (TV Series)
Narrator
- 56: The Streak (2016) ... Narrator
 2015 Public Morals (TV Series)
Terry Muldoon
- A Thought and a Soul (2015) ... Terry Muldoon
- Starts with a Snowflake (2015) ... Terry Muldoon
- No Crazies on the Street (2015) ... Terry Muldoon
- Collection Day (2015) ... Terry Muldoon
- A Good Shooting (2015) ... Terry Muldoon
 2014 Louie (TV Series)
Ed
- So Did the Fat Lady (2014) ... Ed
 2013 Mob City (TV Series)
Bugsy Siegel
- Stay Down (2013) ... Bugsy Siegel
- Oxpecker (2013) ... Bugsy Siegel
- His Banana Majesty (2013) ... Bugsy Siegel
- Red Light (2013) ... Bugsy Siegel
- Reason to Kill a Man (2013) ... Bugsy Siegel
 2012 Alex Cross
Thomas Kane
 2012 The Fitzgerald Family Christmas
Gerry Fitzgerald
 2012 Man on a Ledge
Jack Dougherty (as Ed Burns)
 2012 40 (TV Movie)
 2011 Newlyweds
Buzzy
 2011 Friends with Kids
Kurt
 2010 Nice Guy Johnny
Uncle Terry
 2006-2009 Entourage (TV Series)
Edward Burns / Ed Burns
- Running on E (2009) ... Edward Burns
- The Return of the King (2007) ... Edward Burns
- What About Bob? (2006) ... Edward Burns (as Ed Burns)
- The Release (2006) ... Ed Burns (as Ed Burns)
 2009 The Lynch Pin (TV Series)
Dan Lynch
 2009 Echelon Conspiracy
John Reed
 2008 27 Dresses
George
 2008 One Missed Call
Det. Jack Andrews
 2007 Purple Violets
Michael Murphy
 2006 The Holiday
Ethan
 2006 The Groomsmen
Paulie
 2005 The River King
Abel Grey
 2005 A Sound of Thunder
Travis Ryer
 2005 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Nick
- The Fabulous Baker Boy (2005) ... Nick
- The Birds and the Bees (2005) ... Nick
- Dance Cards & Greeting Cards (2005) ... Nick
 2004 The Breakup Artist
Edward Burns
 2004 Looking for Kitty
Jack Stanton
 2003 Confidence
Jake Vig
 2002 Ash Wednesday
Francis Sullivan
 2002 Life or Something Like It
Pete (as Ed Burns)
 2002 Lethargy (Short)
Store Clerk
 2001 Sidewalks of New York
Tommy
 2001 15 Minutes
Fire Marshal Jordy Warsaw
 1998 Saving Private Ryan
Private Reiben
 1998 No Looking Back
Charlie
 1996 She's the One
Mickey Fitzpatrick
 1995 The Brothers McMullen
Barry / Finbar McMullen
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9 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ed Burns

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

(On his fourth writing/directing effort, the Sidewalks of New York (2001)): "I hope people watch this movie and still see New York as the greatest city in the world. I certainly do". See more »

Trivia:

Was reportedly offered several studio scripts to direct before deciding to continue his independent film career with Nice Guy Johnny (2010). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently cast as cops or special investigators ("One Missed Call", "Man On A Ledge", etc.) See more »

Nickname:

Eddie

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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