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Bob Burns (III)

World renown archivist and historian of props, costumes, and other screen used paraphernalia from some of the greatest (and not so great) science fiction, fantasy, and horror motion pictures. Among some of the things found in his "basement" museum are, the original Time Machine from the George Pal classic of the same name, the original wolf's head ... See full bio »
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 2012 Captain Movies' Shorts (completed)
Major Mars
 2010 The United Monster Talent Agency (Short)
UMTA Handler (uncredited)
 2009 Dark and Stormy Night
Kogar the Gorilla
 2005 King Kong
NY Stander
 2005 Monster Kid Home Movies (Video)
Various Roles ("The Alien, " "The Monster")
 2005 The Naked Monster
Admiral Burns / Tracy the Gorilla
 2001 The Vampire Hunters Club (Video short)
 1997 Drive
Doctor / Co-pilot
 1995 Sirens (TV Series)
- Aftermath (1995) ... Pathologist (as Robert Burns)
 1993 King B: A Life in the Movies
Kogar the Gorilla
 1988 Invasion Earth: The Aliens Are Here
Muffo - alien character with elephant's trunk
 1982 Robot Monster: Special Edition (TV Movie)
Gorilla Monster
 1981 Superbman: The Other Movie (Short)
Tracy the Gorilla
 1976 The Further Adventures of Major Mars (Short)
Major Mars (uncredited)
 1966 Rat Pfink a Boo Boo
Kogar the Gorilla (as Kogar)
 1966 My Three Sons (TV Series)
- Steve and the Huntress (1966) ... Gorilla (uncredited)
 1965 Superman vs. the Gorilla Gang (Short)
Kogar the Gorilla
 1965 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
- Lucy and the Monsters (1965) ... Werewolf
 1965 Wrath of the Sun Demon (Short)
 1964 Mickey (TV Series)
 1964 Captain America vs. The Mutant (Short)
 1963 The Adventures of the Spirit (TV Mini-Series)
Clark Kent / Superman / Steve Rogers / ...
 1957 Invasion of the Saucer Men
Saucer Man (uncredited)
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DVD audio commentaries for "The White Gorilla" (with Tom Weaver; 1945), "The War of the Worlds" (with Joe Dante and Bill Warren; 1953), "Revenge of the Creature" (with Lori Nelson and Tom Weaver; 1955), "The Creature Walks Among Us" (with Tom Weaver; 1956), "Frankenstein 1970" (with Charlotte Austin and Tom Weaver; 1958) and "... See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 6 Interviews | 17 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Burns | Rob Burns | Kogar | Rob Rurns

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Was credited on The Ghost Busters (1975) as the one who "trained" Tracy the Gorilla. (He was actually the one in the gorilla costume.) See more »

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