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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burns

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

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    age 46 Christy Nicole Turlington Burns is an American model currently representing Calvin Klein's Eternity campaign and Maybelline. Turlington was named one of Glamour '​s Women of the Year in 2013, and was

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    age 37 Brooke Elizabeth Burns is an American actress, television presenter, and former fashion model. She began her career on the popular TV series Baywatch and Baywatch Hawaii.

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    Died at 100 (1896-1996) George Burns, born Nathan Birnbaum, was an American comedian, award-winning actor and best-selling writer. George Burns was one of the few entertainers whose career successfully spanned vaudeville,

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    Died at 37 (1759-1796) Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots

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    age 47 Edward Fitzgerald Burns is an American actor, film producer, writer, and director best known for appearing in several films including Saving Private Ryan and One Missed Call. Burns made his

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    Anna Burns is the wife of Wes Welker.

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    Died at 74 (1881-1955) Tommy Burns, born Noah Brusso, is the only Canadian-born World Heavyweight Champion boxer. The first to travel the globe in defending his title, Tommy made 11 title defences despite often being the

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    Died at 58 (1952-2010) Patrick John Joseph Burns was a National Hockey League head coach. Over 14 seasons between 1988 and 2004, he coached in 1,019 games with the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, and

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    age 57 Ursula M. Burns serves as Chairwoman and CEO of Xerox. As such, she is the first African-American woman CEO to head a Fortune 500 company. She is also the first woman to succeed another woman as head

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    age 30 William Brent Burns is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward currently playing as a defenseman for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League. He has also played for the Minnesota Wild,

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    age 42 Michael "Burnie" Burns is an American independent filmmaker living in Austin, Texas. He is best known for his contributions in machinima, a form of film-making that uses video game

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    age 88 Jerome Monahan "Jerry" Burns is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Iowa, from 1961 to 1965, compiling record of 16–27–2,

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    age 62 Kenneth Lauren "Ken" Burns is an American director and producer of documentary films, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs. His most widely known documentaries are

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    Died at 66 (1890-1956) Robin "Bob" Burns was an American musical comedian, who appeared on radio and in movies from 1930 to 1947. Burns played a novelty musical instrument of his own invention, which he called a

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    age 50 Vinny Burns is an English hard rock guitarist and producer, best known for his work with the bands Dare, Ten and Bob Catley. He has also been a member of Asia, Ultravox, Hugo, FM, The Ladder, Phoenix

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    Died at 64 (1864-1928) Thomas P. "Oyster" Burns was a professional baseball player whose career spanned 15 seasons, 11 of which were spent with the Major League Baseball Wilmington Quicksteps, Baltimore Orioles,

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    age 37 Michael John Burns is an American professional baseball pitcher who played in Major League Baseball for the Houston Astros, the Boston Red Sox, the Cincinnati Reds and the Milwaukee Brewers. He is

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    age 41 Christian Anthony Burns is an English musician and the son of Tony Burns of The Signs, a Liverpool-based rock band signed to Decca Records in the 1960s.

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    Died at 37 (1916-1953) John Horne Burns was a United States writer, the author of three novels. The first, The Gallery, is his best known work, which was very well received when published and has been reissued several

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    Died at 87 (1879-1966) Lucy Burns was an American suffragist and women's rights advocate. She was a passionate activist in the United States and in the United Kingdom. Burns was a close friend of Alice Paul, and together

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    Died at 65 (1949-2014) Marilyn Burns was an American actress, best known for her roles in Tobe Hooper's cult horror films The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, and its sequels and Eaten Alive. She is also known for portraying Linda

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    age 40 Heather Burns is an American actress.

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    age 73 Gordon Henry Burns is a Northern Irish born British journalist and broadcaster, best known as the host of Granada Television's popular game show The Krypton Factor for its original 18-year run. From

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    Died at 45 (1857-1902) Thomas Everett "Tom" Burns was an American infielder and manager in Major League Baseball, primarily for the Chicago White Stockings/Colts/Orphans. He also played for, and managed, the

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    Died at 77 (1924-2001) James Milton Burns was an American attorney and judge in Oregon. He served as a United States federal judge, state court judge, and district attorney.

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    age 61 Jerald Eugene "Jere" Burns II is an American actor who has appeared in theatre productions and on television. He is perhaps best known for his role as ladies' man Kirk Morris on the

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    Died at 85 (1893-1978) George Henry Burns, nicknamed "Tioga George", was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball who played for five American League teams from 1914 to 1929. One of the league's top

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    age 59 Steve Burns is an actor.

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    age 68 Carol Burns is an Australian actress. She has worked in film, television and theatre in Australia and the United Kingdom.

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    age 82 Jack Burns is an American comedian and voice actor.

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    age 68 Michael Burns is an American professor emeritus of history at Mount Holyoke College. He is also a former television and film actor, particularly known for his role as the teenager "Barnaby

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    age 29 Megan Burns, also known as Betty Curse, is a British musician and actress.

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    Died at 69 (1902-1971) David Burns was an American Broadway theatre and motion picture actor and singer.

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    age 30 Matthew James Burns, better known by the stage name BURNS, is an English DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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    age 57 John "Jake" Burns is a singer and guitarist, and is best known as the frontman of Stiff Little Fingers.

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    age 57 Martha Burns is a Canadian actress known for her stage work and youth outreach in Ontario and her leading role as Ellen Fanshaw in the TV dramedy series Slings and Arrows. Burns was born 1958 in

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    age 60 Ric Burns is an American documentary filmmaker and writer. He has written, directed and produced historical documentaries for nearly 20 years, beginning with his collaboration on the celebrated PBS

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    Sarah Burns is an American film and television actress and comedian, best known for playing Krista on HBO's Enlightened.

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    age 42 Steven Michael "Steve" Burns is an American entertainer. He is best known as the original host of the long-running children's television program Blue's Clues, and was nominated for a Daytime

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    age 41 Barry Burns is a Scottish musician best known for his work with post-rock band Mogwai.

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    age 80 Conrad Ray Burns is a lobbyist and former United States Senator from Montana. He is only the second Republican to represent Montana in the Senate since the passage in 1913 of the Seventeenth Amendment

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    Died at 69 (1920-1989) Kenneth C. Burns was an American country musician, comedian, and mandolin player. He was better known by his stage name Jethro from his years with Henry D. Haynes as part of the comedic musical duo

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    age 53 Scott Z. Burns is an American screenwriter, producer, and director. Burns has written screenplays for The Bourne Ultimatum, The Informant!, and Contagion, all of which feature Matt Damon. His films

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    age 34 Curry Burns is a former American football safety.

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    Died at 76 (1861-1937) Martin "Farmer" Burns was an American world champion "catch-as-catch-can" wrestler as well as wrestling coach and teacher. Born in Cedar County, Iowa he started wrestling as a

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    age 60 Kevin Burns is an American television and film producer, director, and screenwriter. His work can be seen on A&E, National Geographic Channel, E!, Animal Planet, AMC, Bravo, WE tv, Travel Channel,

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    age 23 Ryan Burns is an Northern Irish football player who is currently playing for Dandenong Thunder.

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    age 28 Cory Burns is an American baseball player.

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    Died at 77 (1889-1966) George Joseph Burns was an American left fielder in Major League Baseball who spent most of his career as the leadoff hitter for the New York Giants. A soft-spoken person, he was nicknamed

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    Died at 74 (1863-1937) Richard Simon "Dick" Burns was an American professional baseball player from 1883 to 1890. He played three seasons in Major League Baseball, principally as a pitcher and outfielder, for the

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