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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke 

Chris Abraham
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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
Age 26 from Columbus, Ohio, United States of America
Alfonso Clark "Trey" Burke III (born November 12, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was ...more
Solomon Burke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. at 70 (1940-2010) from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Solomon Burke (born James Solomon McDonald, March 21, 1936 or 1940 – October 10, 2010) was an American preacher and singer who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues as one of the founding fathers ...more
Cheryl Burke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Age 34 from California, United States of America
Cheryl Stephanie Burke (born May 3, 1984) is an American dancer, model and TV host. She is best known for being one of the professional dancers on ABC's Dancing with the Stars, where she was the ...more
Alexandra Burke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Age 30 from Islington, London, United Kingdom
Alexandra Imelda Cecelia Ewen Burke (born 25 August 1988) is an English singer, songwriter and actress. Burke won the fifth series of British television series The X Factor in 2008. She has been ...more
Delta Burke is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Delta Burke Age 62 from Orlando, Florida, United States of America
Delta Ramona Leah Burke (born July 30, 1956) is an American actress, producer and author. From 1986 to 1991, she starred as Suzanne Sugarbaker in the CBS sitcom Designing Women, for which she ...more
Billy Burke is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Age 52 from USA, Washington, Bellingham
William Albert Burke (born November 25, 1966) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Charlie Swan in Twilight and its sequels. In 2011, he played Cesaire in Red Riding Hood. In 2012, ...more
Hoolihand Burke is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Hoolihand Burke Dec. at 43 (1951-1994) from New York City, New York, United States of America
Hoolihand Burke is an actress.
Elijah Burke is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Elijah Burke Age 40 from Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America
Elijah Samuel Burke (born May 24, 1978) is an American professional wrestler and color commentator, better known under the ring names D'Angelo Dinero, Da Pope and Elijah Burke. He started his ...more
Kathy Burke is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Age 54 from Camden Town, London, United Kingdom
Katherine Lucy Bridget Burke (born 13 June 1964) is an English actress, comedian, writer, producer, and director. She achieved fame with her appearances on sketch shows such as French and ...more
Edmund Burke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. at 68 (1729-1797) from Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Edmund Burke (; 12 January [NS] 1729 – 9 July 1797) was an Anglo-Irish statesman and philosopher. Born in Dublin, Burke served as a member of parliament (MP) between 1766 and 1794 in the House ...more
Glenn Burke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. at 43 (1952-1995) from Oakland, California
Glenn Lawrence Burke (November 16, 1952 – May 30, 1995) was a Major League Baseball (MLB) player for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland Athletics from 1976 to 1979. He was the first MLB player ...more
Sean Burke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Age 52 from Windsor, Canada
Sean Burke (born January 29, 1967) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New Jersey Devils, Hartford Whalers, ...more
James Lee Burke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Age 82 from Houston, Texas
James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won Edgar Awards for Black Cherry Blues (1990) and Cimarron Rose ...more
Clem Burke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Age 63 from Bayonne, New Jersey, United States of America
Clement Burke (born November 24, 1954) 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
Michèle Burke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Age 60 from Kildare, Republic of Ireland
Michèle Burke (born 1959) 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. ...more
Mildred Burke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. at 74 (1915-1989) from Coffeyville, Kansas
Mildred Bliss (August 5, 1915 – February 18, 1989), better known by the ring name Mildred Burke, was an American professional wrestler. Burke's heyday lasted from the mid-1930s to the mid-1950s, ...more
Sarah Burke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. at 30 (1982-2012) from Barrie, Canada
Sarah Jean Burke (September 3, 1982 – January 19, 2012) was a Canadian freestyle skier who was a pioneer of the superpipe event. She was a five-time Winter X Games gold medallist, and won the ...more
Jimmy Burke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. at 68 (1874-1942) from St. Louis, Missouri
James Timothy Burke (October 12, 1874 – March 26, 1942) was a Major League Baseball third baseman, coach, and manager. He played for the Cleveland Spiders, St. Louis Perfectos, Milwaukee ...more
Billie Burke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. at 86 (1884-1970) from Washington, D.C., United States of America
Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke (August 7, 1884 – May 14, 1970) was an American actress who was famous on Broadway, on radio, early silent film, and subsequently in sound film. She is best ...more
Doris Burke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Age 54 from West Islip, New York
Doris Burke (born November 4, 1965) is an American sports announcer and analyst for NBA on ESPN and NBA on ABC games. She formerly worked as an analyst for WNBA games on MSG, and has worked on ...more
Thomas Henry Burke is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. at 53 (1829-1882) from Tuam, Galway, Republic of Ireland
Thomas Henry Burke (29 May 1829 – 6 May 1882) 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 ...more
Jamie Burke is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Robert John Burke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Age 58 from Washington Heights, New York City, New York, USA
Robert John Burke (born September 12, 1960) is an American actor.
Keni Burke is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Age 65 from Chicago, Illinois
Kenneth M. "Keni" Burke (born September 28, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist who began his career with four siblings in the 1970s ...more
Aedanus Burke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. at 59 (1743-1802) from Galway, Republic of Ireland
Aedanus Burke (16 June 1743 – 30 March 1802) was a soldier, judge, and United States Representative from South Carolina.