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Ed Burns is an American novelist, writer and producer. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland and was wild in his early years. This led his parents to move him and his brother Michael to the suburbs. He went to Catholic schools as a boy and graduated from Loyola College in Baltimore. He worked as a Baltimore City detective for 20 years before retiring... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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The Wire
The Wire Writer
(2002-2008)
Generation Kill
(2008)

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 2014 Untitled FX Cyber Crime (TV Series) (2014)
  Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series) (story - 6 episodes, 2008) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 2008) (written by - 1 episode, 2008)
- Bomb in the Garden (2008) ... (story)
- Stay Frosty (2008) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- A Burning Dog (2008) ... (story)
- Combat Jack (2008) ... (story)
- Screwby (2008) ... (story) / (teleplay)
  The Wire (TV Series) (story by - 41 episodes, 2002 - 2008) (teleplay by - 9 episodes, 2002 - 2008) (written by - 1 episode, 2002)
- -30- (2008) ... (story by)
- The Dickensian Aspect (2008) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Transitions (2008) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- More with Less (2008) ... (story by)
- Final Grades (2006) ... (story by)
 2007 The Wire: The Chronicles (TV Series) (characters)
 2006 The Wire: It's All Connected (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 The Corner (TV Mini-Series) (book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood" - 6 episodes)
- Everyman's Blues (2000) ... (book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood")
- Corner Boy Blues (2000) ... (book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood")
- Dope Fiend Blues (2000) ... (book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood")
- Fran's Blues (2000) ... (book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood")
- DeAndre's Blues (2000) ... (book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood")
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Other Works:

Release of the book, "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-city Neighborhood", by Ed Burns and David Simon.

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I'm one of those people to believe that our democracy is hanging by a thread, and it is only the likes of the ACLU that are keeping it from snapping.

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He worked as a public school teacher in Baltimore for 7 years before retiring. See more »

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