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Bobby Burns (I) (1878–1966)

Bobby Burns was born on September 1, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert Paul Burns. He was an actor and director, known for Speed Kings (1915), Chickens (1916) and Ups and Downs (1915). He died on January 16, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1958 Adventures of the Sea Hawk (TV Series)
Grandall / Policeman
- Fiery Opal (1958) ... Grandall
- Search at Sea (1958) ... Policeman
 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth
Spectator (uncredited)
 1948 The Snake Pit
Inmate at Dance Social (uncredited)
 1947 The Good Bad Egg (Short)
Minister (uncredited)
 1947 My Brother Talks to Horses
Bank Clerk (uncredited)
 1946 Sister Kenny
Parent at Clinic (uncredited)
 1945 The Body Snatcher
Mourner (uncredited)
 1945 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Library Patron (uncredited)
 1945 Off Again, on Again (Short)
Customer (uncredited)
 1944 Gents Without Cents (Short)
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1944 Radio Bugs (Short)
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1944 Doctor, Feel My Pulse (Short)
Pallbearer (uncredited)
 1943 You Dear Boy (Short)
Wedding Witness
 1943 This Land Is Mine
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1943 Air Raid Wardens
Townsman in Gymnasium (uncredited)
 1942 Loco Boy Makes Good (Short)
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1941 I'll Never Heil Again (Short)
King's Aide (uncredited)
 1939 Stanley and Livingstone
Geographical Society Delegate (uncredited)
 1938 Sue My Lawyer (Short)
Asst. Prosecutor
 1938 Halfway to Hollywood (Short)
Man (uncredited)
 1938 Healthy, Wealthy and Dumb (Short)
Room Service Waiter (uncredited)
 1938 My Old Kentucky Home (uncredited)
 1937 The Grand Hooter (Short)
Man in Lobby (uncredited)
 1937 Stuck in the Sticks (Short)
Townsman
 1937 Dizzy Doctors (Short)
Man in Wheelchair (uncredited)
 1937 Jail Bait (Short)
Warden (uncredited)
 1936 Free Rent (Short)
 1936 Am I Having Fun! (Short)
Hotel Manager
 1936 Shakedown
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1936 Dummy Ache (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 A Pain in the Pullman (Short)
Man in Berth (uncredited)
 1936 The Peppery Salt (Short)
Clothing Store Clerk (background)
 1936 On the Wrong Trek (Short)
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1936 Share the Wealth (Short)
First Newspaper Reader
 1936 Ants in the Pantry (Short)
Party Guest With Mouse Down Back (uncredited)
 1935 Speed Limited
Farmer (uncredited)
 1935 Just My Luck
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 1935 I Don't Remember (Short)
Man in Hallway (as Robert Burns)
 1935 Top Flat (Short)
Water Bomb Victim (uncredited)
 1935 His Marriage Mix-up (Short)
 1935 Just Another Murder (Short)
Bellhop (uncredited)
 1935 Honeymoon Bridge (Short)
 1935 Star Gazing (Short)
 1935 Slightly Static (Short)
Member of Stock Company (uncredited)
 1935 Diamond Jim
Waiter (uncredited)
 1935 The Captain Hits the Ceiling (Short)
Head Parson (uncredited)
 1935 Do Your Stuff (Short)
 1935 Tramp Tramp Tramp (Short)
Tramp (uncredited)
 1935 Motive for Revenge
Milroy's Secretary (uncredited)
 1935 Teacher's Beau (Short)
Party Guest (unconfirmed)
 1935 Pop Goes the Easel (Short)
Professor Fuller (uncredited)
 1935 His Bridal Sweet (Short)
Doctor (uncredited)
 1935 Restless Knights (Short)
Queen's Ally (uncredited)
 1935 I'm a Father (Short)
Office Worker
 1934 Babes in Toyland
Townsman (uncredited)
 1934 Three Little Pigskins (Short)
Third Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1934 Counsel on De Fence (Short) (uncredited)
 1934 You Said a Hatful! (Short)
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1934 The Curtain Falls
Seven Eleven Club Maitre d' (uncredited)
 1934 Them Thar Hills (Short)
Officer (uncredited)
 1934 Apples to You! (Short)
Opera Patron in Box with Announcer (uncredited)
 1934 Elmer Steps Out (Short)
 1933 Hold Your Temper (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1933 The Return of Casey Jones
Doctor at Hospital (uncredited)
 1933 Dream Stuff (Short)
Servant with Cake
 1933 Cheating Blondes
Tenement Neighbor (uncredited)
 1933 Justice Takes a Holiday
Convict (uncredited)
 1933 The Eleventh Commandment
Butler (uncredited)
 1933 Forgotten
Foundation Home President (uncredited)
 1932 Mr. Bride (Short)
Bass Fiddler (uncredited)
 1932 Sneak Easily (Short)
Professor Austin
 1932 Slightly Married
Minister (uncredited)
 1932 Washington Merry-Go-Round
Senate Clerk (uncredited)
 1932 Alum and Eve (Short)
Hospital Patient (uncredited)
 1932 Show Business (Short)
Train Passenger in Lower Berth (uncredited)
 1932 The Thirteenth Guest
Photographer (uncredited)
 1932 Forbidden Company
Waiter (uncredited)
 1932 The Old Bull (Short)
Farm Hand (uncredited)
 1932 The Chimp (Short)
Tenant (uncredited)
 1932 Red Noses (Short)
Lucas' Secretary (uncredited)
 1932 Any Old Port! (Short)
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1932 Helpmates (Short)
Neighbor (uncredited)
 1931 Hollywood Halfbacks (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1931 Sidewalks of New York
Attorney (uncredited)
 1931 Pardon Us
Dental Patient (uncredited)
 1931 Defenders of the Law
Informant (uncredited)
 1931 Los presidiarios
Dental Patient (uncredited)
 1931 The College Vamp (Short)
Professor (uncredited)
 1930 Another Fine Mess (Short)
Bicyclist (uncredited)
 1930 Racket Cheers (Short)
Kellogg's Butler (uncredited)
 1930 The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (Short)
Nervous Relative at Window (uncredited)
 1930 Goodbye Legs (Short)
Tuxedoed Bystander (uncredited)
 1930 Below Zero (Short)
'Blind' Man / Deadbeat Diner (uncredited)
 1929 Lazy Days (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1929 Household Blues (Short)
The Boss (as Robert Burns)
 1929 Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (as Robert Burns)
 1929 Four Wheel Brakes (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1928 Mary Lou
Bobby
 1928 Ladies Preferred (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1928 Three Tough Onions (Short)
The Minister (uncredited)
 1928 Never Too Late (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1927 Scared Silly (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1927 Hold Fast (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1927 Sure Cure (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1927 Night Owls (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1927 Careless Hubby (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1927 Grandpa's Boy (Short)
The Butler (as Robert Burns)
 1927 Ask Dad (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1927 Dear Season (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1926 Teacher, Teacher (Short)
The Principal
 1926 Who Hit Me? (Short)
 1925 Beware (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1924 A Deep Sea Panic (Short)
The Cook
 1922 General Nuisance (Short)
 1922 Jazz Babies (Short)
 1922 Bars and Stripes (Short)
 1922 Strikes to Spare (Short)
 1922 Moonshiners (Short)
 1921 An Eastern Breeze (Short)
 1921 Bungalow Love (Short)
 1921 Don't Marry (Short)
 1921 The Brown Derby (Short)
 1921 Dry Water (Short)
 1919 The Shimmy Jim (Short)
 1919 The Sultan of Djazz (Short)
 1919 Starting Out in Life (Short)
 1917 Play Ball (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Before the Show (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Reckless Romeos (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 What's the Use (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 A Rare Boarder (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Good and Proper (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Hot Dogs (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 In the Ranks (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 The Frame-Up (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Here and There (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Watch Your Watch (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Strictly Business (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Tangled Ties (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 The Man Hunters (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Payment in Full (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 A Bag of Trouble (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 The Reward (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 The Try Out (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Comrades (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Rushing Business (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Wait a Minute (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 What'll You Have? (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Help! Help! (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 The Great Safe Tangle (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Furnished Rooms (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 For Value Received (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 For Better or Worse (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 The Raid (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 A Dollar Down (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 The Land Lubbers (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Villains and Violins (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 A Fair Exchange (Short)
Jabbs
 1916/II The Pretenders (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Home-Made Pies (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 The Rivals (Short)
Jabbs
 1916/II Hired and Fired (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 The Sleuths (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 In the Ring (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Anvils and Actors (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Behind the Footlights (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 A Pair of Skins (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Their Wedding Day (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 The Artist's Model (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Love and Lather (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Pluck and Luck (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 The High Sign (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 The Getaway (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Busted Hearts (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Frenzied Finance (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 Chickens (Short)
Jabbs
 1916 This Way Out (Short)
Jabbs
 1915 Ups and Downs (Short)
Jabbs
 1915 Mixed and Fixed (Short)
Jabbs
 1915 Speed Kings (Short)
Jabbs
 1915 Strangled Harmony (Short)
Jabbs
 1915 Pressing Business (Short)
Jabbs
 1915 A Pair of Birds (Short)
Jabbs (unconfirmed)
 1915 The Midnight Prowlers (Short)
Jabbs
 1915 Billy Van Deusen's Campaign (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1915 In Clover (Short)
Jabs
 1915 Juggling the Truth (Short)
Jabs
 1915 Mashers and Splashers (Short)
Jabs
 1915 A Quiet Game (Short)
Jabs
 1915 One Busy Day (Short)
Jabs
 1915 Two for a Quarter (Short)
Jabs
 1915 Pokes and Jabs (Short)
Jabs
 1915 When You and I Were Young (Short)
 1915 How Ida Got a Husband (Short)
Bill Saddle - Justice of the Peace (as Robert Burns)
 1915 The Unloaded 45 (Short)
 1915 Oh, Those Kids (Short)
 1915 Capturing Stella (Short)
The Sheriff
 1915 His Double Did It (Short)
 1914 A Hasty Exit (Short)
Jabs (as Robert Burns)
 1914 Such a Business (Short)
Jabs (as Robert Burns)
 1914 The Busy Man (Short)
Jabs (as Robert Burns)
 1914 Handle with Care (Short)
Ben Binks (as Robert Burns)
 1914 At Bay for a Day (Short)
The Man on Critches (as Robert Burns)
 1914 I Should Worry (Short)
The Tramp (as Robert Burns)
 1914 Collecting the Rent (Short)
Jabs (as Robert Burns)
 1914 Sadder But Wiser (Short)
Jack Smith (as Robert Burns)
 1914 He Who Laughs Last (Short)
Reggie (as Jack Burns)
 1914 Snowball Pete (Short)
Snowball Pete (as Robert Burns)
 1913 How He Won (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1913 The Actor Book Agent (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1913 A Method in His Illness (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1913 The Man with a Razor (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1913 Making Himself a Hero (Short)
Mr. Jones
 1913 Murphy's New Hat (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1913 The Drummer's Narrow Escape (Short)
Abner (as Robert Burns)
 1913 The Actress and Her Jewels (Short)
The Thief
 1913 This Isn't John (Short)
John (as Robert Burns)
 1913 Her Present (Short)
Ben (as Robert Burns)
 1913 An Exclusive Pattern (Short)
Tom (as Robert Burns)
 1913 Roses for Rosie (Short)
The Florist
 1913 The Widow's Wiles (Short)
John Scott - Jack's Father
 1913 Building a Trust (Short)
Wun Lung (as Robert Burns)
 1913 The Zulu King (Short)
Smith - the White King
 1913 Kate the Cop (Short)
The Burglar
 1913 His First Experience (Short)
Muggins - the Valet
 1913 A Ten Acre Gold Brick (Short)
The Farmer
 1913 She Must Be Ugly (Short)
The Employer
 1913 Fixing Auntie Up (Short)
Dad Carson - First Couple
 1913 Beating Mother to It (Short)
The Minister
 1913 Angel Cake and Axle Grease (Short)
Col. Hopkins - the Father (as Robert Burns)
 1913 Collecting the Bill (Short)
John Scott (as Robert Burns)
 1913 His Widow (Short)
Edwin Barbour - Walter's Godfather (as Robert Burns)
 1913 The Fake Soldiers (Short)
Johnson (as Robert Burns)
 1913 The Fixer (Short)
Jim Gay - the Fixer's Friend (as Robert Burns)
 1913 Sixes and Nines (Short)
2nd Rural Constable (as Robert Burns)
 1913 Training a Tightwad (Short)
Mr. Wad (as Robert Burns)
 1913 The Missing Jewels (Short)
James Y. Henry
 1913 She Must Elope (Short)
Harry (as Robert Burns)
 1913 Fooling Their Wives (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1913 Stage-Struck Sally (Short) (as Robert Burns)
 1912 Nora the Cook (Short)
 1912 Love and Treachery (Short)
The Captain (as Robert Burns)
 1912 Meeting Mamie's Mother (Short)
Josh Bentham - the Husband
 1912 No Trespassing (Short)
 1912 His Vacation (Short)
Bob (as Robert Burns)
 1912 The Uninvited Guests (Short)
2nd Convict
 1912 Over the Hills to the Poorhouse (Short)
Jim Downs - the Husband (as Robert Burns)
 1912 The Tramp Elephant (Short)
First Tramp
 1912 A Midwinter Night's Dream (Short)
The Tramp in the Freight Car
 1912 A Compromise (Short)
Mr. Wallace (as Robert Burns)
 1912 A Dark Deception (Short)
Count de Tears
 1908 The Fighting Parson (Short) (as Robert P. Burns)
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A comedy actor who played leads in early silent comedies, supporting roles, often uncredited, in sound films, both features and shorts; not to be confused with Bob Burns or Bob Burns. See more »

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