Celebrities Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke  

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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 25 - 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

Solomon Burke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

Cheryl Burke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 33 - 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

Alexandra Burke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 29 - 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

Delta Burke is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 61 - 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

Billy Burke is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 51 - 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

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

Elijah Burke is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 39 - 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

Kathy Burke is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 53 - 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

Edmund Burke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

Glenn Burke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

Sean Burke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 51 - 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

James Lee Burke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 81 - 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

Clem Burke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 62 - 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.

Michèle Burke is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 59 - 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

Mildred Burke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

Kelly Burke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 73 - 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

Sarah Burke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

Stacy Burke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 42 - 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

Jimmy Burke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

Billie Burke is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

Doris Burke is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 53 - 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

Thomas Henry Burke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

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

Robert John Burke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 57 - Robert John Burke is an American actor.

Keni Burke is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 64 - 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

Aedanus Burke is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

Chris Burke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Chris Burke age 52 - 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

Alfred Burke is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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.

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

James Burke is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 79 - 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

Joe Burke is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 79 - 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

Greg Burke is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 35 - 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

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

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

Arleigh Burke is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

Brian Burke is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 62 - 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

Jan Burke is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 64 - Jan Burke is an author of novels and short stories. She is a winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel.

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

Frankie Burke is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

Edward R. Burke is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

David Burke is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 56 - David Burke is an American chef and restaurateur, known for his appearance on the reality TV program Iron Chef America.

Walter Burke is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 85 - 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

Paul Burke is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

David Burke is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 83 - 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.

Tim Burke is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 36 - 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

Brendan Burke is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Dec. 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

Jamie Burke is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
age 46 - 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

Jason Burke is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burke
Jason Burke age 48 - 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