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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Burke. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Burke on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Burke as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Burke along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Burke, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Burkes include Trey Burke, Solomon Burke, and Cheryl Burke, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Trey Burke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Trey Burke age 24 - Alfonso Clark "Trey" Burke III is an American professional basketball player who currently plays with the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted by the ...more

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Solomon Burke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Solomon Burke Died at 70 (1940-2010) - Solomon Burke was an American recording artist and vocalist, who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues as one of the founding fathers of soul music in the 1960s and a "key transitional ...more

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Cheryl Burke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Cheryl Burke age 32 - Cheryl Stephanie Burke is a professional dancer. She is best known for being one of the professional dancers on ABC's Dancing with the Stars, where she was the first female professional to win ...more

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Alexandra Burke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Alexandra Burke age 28 - Alexandra Imelda Cecelia Ewen Burke is an English singer and songwriter. Burke was exposed to music from an early age, with her mother, Melissa Bell, being the lead singer of Soul II Soul. Burke ...more

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Delta Burke is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Delta Burke age 60 - Delta Ramona Leah Burke is an American television, stage and film actress, comedian, producer and author. From 1986 to 1991, she starred as Suzanne Sugarbaker in the CBS sitcom Designing Women, ...more

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Billy Burke is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Billy Burke age 50 - William Albert "Billy" Burke is an American actor. He is known for his role as Charlie Swan in Twilight and its sequels. He is also known for his role as Gary Matheson in the Season 2 ...more

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Hoolihand Burke is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Hoolihand Burke Died at 43 (1951-1994) - Hoolihand Burke is an actress.

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Elijah Burke is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Elijah Burke age 38 - Elijah Samuel Burke is an American professional wrestler, best known for his time in World Wrestling Entertainment working under his real name, and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling under the name ...more

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Kathy Burke is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Kathy Burke age 52 - Katherine Lucy Bridget Burke is an English actress, comedian, playwright and theatre director. She won Best Actress at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival for her performance in the Gary Oldman film ...more

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Edmund Burke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Edmund Burke Died at 68 (1729-1797) - Edmund Burke PC was an Irish statesman born in Dublin; author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher, who, after moving to England, served for many years in the House of Commons of Great ...more

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Glenn Burke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Glenn Burke Died at 43 (1952-1995) - Glenn Lawrence Burke was a Major League Baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland Athletics from 1976 to 1979. Burke was the first and only MLB player to come out as gay to ...more

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Sean Burke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Sean Burke age 48 - Sean Burke is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League for the New Jersey Devils, Hartford Whalers, Carolina Hurricanes, Vancouver ...more

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James Lee Burke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
James Lee Burke age 80 - James Lee Burke is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won an Edgar Award for Black Cherry Blues and Cimarron Rose, and has also been presented ...more

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Clem Burke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Clem Burke age 61 - Clement "Clem" Burke is an American musician who is best known as the drummer for the band Blondie from 1975, shortly after the band formed, throughout the band's entire career.

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Michèle Burke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Michèle Burke age 58 - Michèle Burke is an Irish-born make-up artist. She emigrated to Canada with her brother Mark in 1973 and first worked as a model in Montreal before becoming a make-up artist. She ...more

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Mildred Burke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Mildred Burke Died at 74 (1915-1989) - Mildred Bliss was an American professional wrestler, who wrestled under the name Mildred Burke. She is a member of the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame as well as the Wrestling Observer Hall ...more

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Kelly Burke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Kelly Burke age 72 - Kelli Burke is an American model who was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its June 1966 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by William Figge. Burke was born in Los Angeles, ...more

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Sarah Burke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Sarah Burke Died at 30 (1982-2012) - Sarah Jean Burke was a Canadian freestyle skier who was a pioneer of the superpipe event. She was a four-time Winter X Games gold medallist, and won the world championship in the halfpipe in ...more

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Stacy Burke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Stacy Burke age 40 - Stacy Burke is an American bondage model and pornographic actress. An only child, Burke was raised by her grandparents in Pomona, California. She was homecoming queen at her high school. She ...more

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Jimmy Burke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Jimmy Burke Died at 68 (1874-1942) - James Timothy Burke was a Major League Baseball third baseman with the Cleveland Spiders, St. Louis Perfectos, Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago White Stockings, Pittsburgh Pirates, and St. Louis ...more

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Billie Burke is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Billie Burke Died at 86 (1884-1970) - Mary William Ethelbert Appleton "Billie" Burke was an American actress, famous on Broadway and in early silent film, but is primarily known to modern audiences as Glinda the Good Witch ...more

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Doris Burke is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Doris Burke age 52 - Doris Burke is a sideline reporter and color analyst for ESPN college basketball, as well as NBA on ESPN and NBA on ABC games. Burke handles both men's and women's basketball at the college and ...more

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Thomas Henry Burke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Thomas Henry Burke Died at 53 (1829-1882) - Thomas Henry Burke was Permanent Under Secretary at the Irish Office for many years before being killed during the Phoenix Park Murders on Saturday 6 May 1882. The killing was carried out by an ...more

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Jamie Burke is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke

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Robert John Burke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Robert John Burke age 56 - Robert John Burke is an American actor.

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Keni Burke is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Keni Burke age 63 - Kenneth M. Burke, better known as Keni Burke, is an American R&B, soul, funk, and jazz singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist who began his career as a member of the ...more

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Aedanus Burke is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Aedanus Burke Died at 59 (1743-1802) - Aedanus Burke was a soldier, judge, and United States Representative from South Carolina. Born in Galway, Ireland, he attended the theological college at Saint-Omer, France, visited the West ...more

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Chris Burke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Chris Burke age 50 - Christopher Joseph "Chris" Burke is an American actor and folk singer who has Down syndrome. He has become best known for his character Charles "Corky" Thacher on the

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Alfred Burke is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Alfred Burke Died at 93 (1918-2011) - Alfred Burke was an English actor, best known for his portrayal of Frank Marker in the drama series Public Eye, which ran on television for ten years.

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William Burke is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
William Burke Died at 37 (1792-1829)

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James Burke is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
James Burke age 80 - James Burke is a British broadcaster, science historian, author, and television producer, who is known, among other things, for his documentary television series Connections, and for its more ...more

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Joe Burke is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Joe Burke age 78 - Joe Burke is an Irish button accordion player. Burke was born in Kilnadeema, south of Loughrea in County Galway. He began playing at age four, and in the 1950s bought an accordion in Waltons of ...more

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Greg Burke is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Greg Burke age 33 - Gregory Francis Burke is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Toronto Blue Jays organization. He attended Duke University, and has played in Major League Baseball for the San Diego ...more

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Samantha Burke is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Samantha Burke Samantha Burke is a model.

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Thomas Burke is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Thomas Burke Died at 54 (1875-1929) - Thomas Burke was an American athlete. He was the first Olympic champion in the 100 and 400-meter dash races.

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Arleigh Burke is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Arleigh Burke Died at 95 (1901-1996) - Admiral Arleigh Albert '31-knot' Burke was an admiral of the United States Navy who distinguished himself during World War II and the Korean War, and who served as Chief of Naval Operations ...more

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Brian Burke is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Brian Burke age 61 - Brian P. Burke is an American executive who is currently the President of Hockey Operations for the Calgary Flames, and is a member of Rugby Canada’s board of directors . He most recently served ...more

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Jan Burke is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Jan Burke age 63 - Jan Burke is an author of novels and short stories. She is a winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel.

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Simon Burke is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Simon Burke age 54 - Simon Burke is an actor

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Frankie Burke is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Frankie Burke Died at 68 (1915-1983) - Frankie Burke was a Hollywood actor. Born in Brooklyn with the name Francis Vaselle Aiello, Frankie Burke changed his name to sound more Anglo. He went to P.S. 25 on Lafayette and Throop streets ...more

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Edward R. Burke is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Edward R. Burke Died at 88 (1880-1968) - Edward Raymond Burke was a Nebraska Democratic Party politician. Burke moved to Sparta, Wisconsin with his parents and then Beloit, Wisconsin where he went to Beloit College. Burke graduated in ...more

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David Burke is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
David Burke age 55 - David Burke is an American chef and restaurateur, known for his appearance on the reality TV program Iron Chef America.

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Walter Burke is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Walter Burke Died at 76 (1908-1984) - Walter Lawrence Burke was a prolific American character actor, of stage, film, and television of Irish descent. His small stature and distinctive voice and face made him easily recognizable in ...more

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Yvonne Brathwaite Burke is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke age 84 - Yvonne Brathwaite Burke is a politician from Los Angeles, California, United States. She was the first African-American woman to represent the West Coast in Congress. She served in congress from ...more

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Paul Burke is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Paul Burke Died at 83 (1926-2009) - Paul Burke was an American actor best known for his lead roles in two 1960s ABC television series, Naked City and Twelve O'Clock High. He was twice nominated for an Emmy Award for his portrayal ...more

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David Burke is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
David Burke age 82 - David P. Burke is an English actor, known for playing Watson in the initial series of Granada Television's 1980s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, which starred Jeremy Brett in the title role.

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Tim Burke is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Tim Burke age 35 - Timothy John "Tim" Burke is a U.S. biathlete. At the 2007 World Championships in Antholz, he made US history by finishing 7th in the men's 20 km race. On December 20, 2009, he became ...more

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Brendan Burke is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Brendan Burke Died at 22 (1988-2010) - Brendan Gilmore Burke was an athlete and student manager at Miami University for the RedHawks men's ice hockey team. The youngest son of Brian Burke, former general manager of the Toronto Maple ...more

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Jamie Burke is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Jamie Burke age 44 - James Eugene Burke is a retired Major League Baseball catcher. He attended Oregon State University, where, along with baseball, he also played for the school's football team playing the position ...more

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Jason Burke is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Jason Burke age 45 - Jason Burke is a British journalist and the author of several non-fiction books. A correspondent covering South Asia for The Observer and The Guardian, he is based in New Delhi. In his years of ...more