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Edward Fitzgerald Burns was born January 29, 1968 in Woodside, Queens, New York. He is the second of three children of Molly (McKenna), who worked for the Federal Aviation Administration at Kennedy Airport, and Edward J. Burns, a police sergeant and active spokesperson for the New York Police Dept. He was raised Catholic, and is of Irish, and one ... See full bio »

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Known For

Saving Private Ryan
Saving Private Ryan Private Reiben
(1998)
She's the One
She's the One Mickey Fitzpatrick
(1996)
The Brothers McMullen
The Brothers McMullen Barry / Finbar McMullen
(1995)
Flight of the Phoenix
(2004)

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  All Together (announced)
Jack Kelly
 2012 Alex Cross
Thomas Kane
 2012 The Fitzgerald Family Christmas
Gerry Fitzgerald
 2012 Man on a Ledge
Jack Dougherty (as Ed Burns)
 2011 Newlyweds
Buzzy
 2011 Friends with Kids
Kurt
 2010 Nice Guy Johnny
Uncle Terry
 2009 Echelon Conspiracy
John Reed
 2008 27 Dresses
George
 2008 One Missed Call
Det. Jack Andrews
 2007 Purple Violets
Michael Murphy
 2006 The Holiday
Ethan
 2006 The Groomsmen
Paulie
 2005 The River King
Abel Grey
 2005 A Sound of Thunder
Travis Ryer
 2004 The Breakup Artist
Edward Burns
 2004 Looking for Kitty
Jack Stanton
 2003 Confidence
Jake Vig
 2002 Ash Wednesday
Francis Sullivan
 2002 Life or Something Like It
Pete (as Ed Burns)
 2001 Sidewalks of New York
Tommy
 2001 15 Minutes
Fire Marshal Jordy Warsaw
 1998 Saving Private Ryan
Private Reiben
 1998 No Looking Back
Charlie
 1996 She's the One
Mickey Fitzpatrick
 1995 The Brothers McMullen
Barry / Finbar McMullen
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Other Works:

Music video: Appears in Tom Petty's video "Walls". See more »

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9 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ed Burns

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Saving Private Ryan (1998)] When your first experience of acting for somebody else is Steven Spielberg, you learn to observe. I certainly knew I wasn't going to be offering any advice. I just sat back and watched him work. See more »

Trivia:

Was reportedly offered several studio scripts to direct before deciding to continue his independent film career with Nice Guy Johnny (2010). See more »

Trademark:

Surprisingly high-pitched yet husky voice See more »

Nickname:

Eddie

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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