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Paul E. Burns (1881–1967)

Paul E. Burns was born on January 26, 1881 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Paul Edward Burns. He was an actor, known for The Ox-Bow Incident (1943), Son of Paleface (1952) and The Southerner (1945). He died on May 17, 1967 in Van Nuys, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Ox-Bow Incident
Son of Paleface
Son of Paleface Ebenezer Hawkins
The Southerner
The Southerner Uncle Pete Tucker
Montana Tecumseh Burke


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 1967 Barefoot in the Park
Bum in Park (uncredited)
 1967 The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
Fight Rooter (uncredited)
 1964 Stage to Thunder Rock
Joe Withers
 1964 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Fred Elkins
- The Grover Allen Story (1964) ... Fred Elkins
 1962-1964 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Mose / Baliff / Bailiff
- Bristle Face: Part 2 (1964) ... Baliff
- Bristle Face: Part 1 (1964) ... Bailiff
 1964 Temple Houston (TV Series)
- The Guardian (1964) ... (as Paul Burns)
 1963 Summer Magic
Drinker (uncredited)
 1959-1962 Laramie (TV Series)
Telegraph Clerk / Prospector
- The Replacement (1962) ... Telegraph Clerk (credit only)
- Dark Verdict (1959) ... Prospector
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Herman Weller
- Out of Order (1962) ... Herman Weller
 1961 Pocketful of Miracles
Mallethead (uncredited)
 1961 The Absent Minded Professor
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1961 Lock Up (TV Series)
Fred Regan
- Abandoned Mine (1961) ... Fred Regan (as Paul Burns)
 1960 Spartacus
Fimbria (uncredited)
 1956-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Proprietor / Fisherman / Furrier Assistant
- Hitch Hike (1960) ... Proprietor
- The Blessington Method (1959) ... Fisherman
- Mink (1956) ... Furrier Assistant (as Paul Burns)
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Captain Connors
- Key to the City (1960) ... Captain Connors
 1960 Guns of the Timberland
Bill Burroughs
 1959 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
- Escape Clause (1959) ... Janitor (uncredited)
 1959 The Big Fisherman
Old Man (uncredited)
 1959 Johnny Guitar (TV Movie)
 1957-1959 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Drunk / Old Pete
- Ballad to Die For (1959) ... Drunk
- I Shot a Prowler (1958)
- Switch Station (1957) ... Old Pete
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Fred Waller
- The Gunfighter (1959) ... Fred Waller
 1959 Face of a Fugitive
Jake the Barber (as Paul Burns)
 1959 M Squad (TV Series)
Mr. Crowley
- Robber's Roost (1959) ... Mr. Crowley
 1958-1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
Lineup Suspect with Slippers
- The Girls and Guns Case (1959) ... Lineup Suspect with Slippers (uncredited)
 1959 The D.A.'s Man (TV Series)
- Iron Mike Benedict (1959) ... Derelict
 1955-1959 Lassie (TV Series)
Mr. Hanby / Old Jason
- The Tree (1959) ... Mr. Hanby
- Runaways (1955) ... Old Jason (as Paul Burns)
 1958 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
- The Bells of Fear (1958) ... Mathers
 1958 26 Men (TV Series)
Ancient / Adam Davis
- Killers Trail (1958) ... Ancient (as Paul Burns)
- Hole Up (1958) ... Adam Davis (as Paul Burns)
 1958 Gunman's Walk
Cook (uncredited)
 1958 Screaming Mimi
McGuffin / Mac (uncredited)
 1958 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Dooley Dolan
- The Frame-Up (1958) ... Dooley Dolan (uncredited)
 1957-1958 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Yak (1957)
 1958 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Richy - Telegram Delivery Man
- The Case of the Half-Wakened Wife (1958) ... Richy - Telegram Delivery Man
 1957-1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Deskclerk / Man with Body
- The Sooners (1958) ... Deskclerk
- Alder Gulch (1957) ... Man with Body (as Paul Burns)
 1958 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
- Choctaw Honor (1958) ... Doctor
 1957 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Bartender / Papa Saintene
- The Face of Truth (1957) ... Bartender
- Guests for Dinner (1957) ... Papa Saintene
 1957 Colt .45 (TV Series)
- Small Man (1957) ... Hawkins (as Paul Burns)
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
 1957 The Thin Man (TV Series)
A. Pincus - Greengrocer
- Acrostic Murders (1957) ... A. Pincus - Greengrocer
 1957 Domino Kid
Tom Barnes - aka Pop (uncredited)
 1957 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Pete Drum
- Duel at Lockwood (1957) ... Pete Drum (as Paul Burns)
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Knute Matthews
- The Hired Man (1957) ... Knute Matthews
 1957 The Adventures of McGraw (TV Series)
- Tycoon (1957) ... Oscar (as Paul Burns)
 1957 Panic! (TV Series)
- The Embezzler (1957)
 1957 Fury (TV Series)
Caleb Brennan
- The Feud (1957) ... Caleb Brennan
 1956 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Hotel Clerk
- Return from the Shadows (1956) ... Hotel Clerk
 1954-1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- Pursuit of a Princess (1956) ... Joseph (as Paul Burns)
- Wild April (1956)
- Night Call (1954)
 1954-1956 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Clem Lacey / Paul Denain / Justice of the Peace / ...
- Santa Claus Wears a Gun (1956) ... Clem Lacey
- Annie and the Lacemaker (1956) ... Paul Denain
- Sure Shot Annie (1955) ... Justice of the Peace
- Annie's Desert Adventure (1954) ... Station Agent Phil (uncredited)
- The Cinder Trail (1954) ... Station Agent Jim
 1956 Love Me Tender
Jethro (uncredited)
 1956 Wire Service (TV Series)
Old Man
- Hideout (1956) ... Old Man
 1956 The Naked Hills
Prospector (uncredited)
 1956 The Proud Ones
Billy Smith (uncredited)
 1956 Stranger at My Door
Old Fellow (uncredited)
 1956 Medic (TV Series)
Albert Ainsworth
- Awake to Spring (1956) ... Albert Ainsworth
 1956 Fury at Gunsight Pass
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series)
- The Storm Riders (1956) ... Marty (as Paul Burns)
 1956 Glory
Squeaky Bob
 1955 The Man with the Golden Arm
Suspenders in Lock-Up (uncredited)
 1955 The Desperate Hours
Chef at Al's Dining Room (uncredited)
 1955 Lay That Rifle Down
Mr. Gribble (uncredited)
 1954-1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Harry Nelson / Adams / Farmer
- Failure (1955) ... Harry Nelson
- Brutality (1955) ... Adams
- Hot Rod (1954) ... Farmer (as Paul Burns)
 1955 Willy (TV Series)
- Willy and the Counterfeiters (1955) ... Pomeroy
 1955 Wyoming Renegades
Tipsy Man (uncredited)
 1955 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
Murdered Rancher
- Nate Champion (1955) ... Murdered Rancher (uncredited)
 1954 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
Mr. Merriman
- The Reckoning (1954) ... Mr. Merriman (uncredited)
 1954 Three Hours to Kill
Albert (uncredited)
 1954 Apache
General Store Proprietor (uncredited)
 1953-1954 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Mr. Whitlock / Lu Song
- Star of Fate (1954) ... Mr. Whitlock (as Paul Burns)
- The Riddle of the Chinese Jade (1953) ... Lu Song (as Paul Burns)
 1951-1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Night Watchman
- The Grass Is Greener (1954) ... (as Paul Burns)
- Phantom of the Bridge (1953) ... Night Watchman
- Handcuffed (1951) ... (as Paul Burns)
 1954 Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series)
- Trouble in Pakistan (1954) ... Sahood (as Paul Burns)
 1953 Hopalong Cassidy (TV Series)
Sandy Morgan
- The Jinx Wagon (1953) ... Sandy Morgan (as Paul Burns)
 1953 Those Redheads from Seattle
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1953 Powder River
Store Proprietor (uncredited)
 1953 Cow Country
Doc (uncredited)
 1953 My Little Margie (TV Series)
- Buried Treasure (1953) ... Mailman
 1953 The Stars Are Singing
Henryk, the Ship's Messboy
 1953 Girls in the Night
'Blind' Fred Minosa
 1952-1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Pop / Seth Means
- This Is My Heart (1953) ... Pop
- Birth of a Hero (1952) ... Seth Means
 1952 Toughest Man in Arizona
Teamster (uncredited)
 1952 Carrie
Coachman (uncredited)
 1952 Son of Paleface
Ebenezer Hawkins
 1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Silas Hanson
- The Staff of Life (1952) ... Silas Hanson (as Paul Burns)
 1952 Flaming Feather
Gold Prospector (uncredited)
 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth
Spectator (uncredited)
 1951 Silver City
Ed Paxton - Stableman (uncredited)
 1951 The Guest (Short)
 1951 Hot Lead
Old Man Dukes, Telegrapher (uncredited)
 1951 Warpath
Bum (as Paul Burns)
 1951 The Big Gusher
Cappy Groves
 1951 As Young as You Feel
Dick (uncredited)
 1951 The Texas Rangers
Pete - Printer (uncredited)
 1951 Santa Fe
Uncle Dick Wootton
 1951 Vengeance Valley
Dr. Irwin (uncredited)
 1951 The Great Missouri Raid
Barfly (uncredited)
 1951 Storm Warning
Frank Hauser
 1950 Frenchie
 1950 Double Deal
Well Assistant (uncredited)
 1950 Stage to Tucson
Old Timer (uncredited)
 1950 Chain Gang
Dr. Evans (uncredited)
 1950 Sunset in the West
Telegrapher Blinky Adams
 1950 The Fuller Brush Girl
Pop (uncredited)
 1950 Summer Stock
Frank (uncredited)
 1950 The Petty Girl
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1950 It's a Small World
Italian Truck Farmer
 1950 Tarzan and the Slave Girl
Courier (uncredited)
 1950 Armored Car Robbery
Mr. Kelly - Valley Auto Court Manager (uncredited)
 1950 Please Believe Me
Bill Hawkins (uncredited)
 1950 Father Makes Good
 1950 No Sad Songs for Me
Florist (uncredited)
 1950 The Good Humor Man
Mr. Watkins (uncredited)
 1950 Tarnished
Sam Haines
 1950 Young Man with a Horn
First Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1950 Montana
Tecumseh Burke
 1950 The Grass Is Always Greener (Short)
 1949 Chinatown at Midnight
James Mackintosh - Dry Cleaner (uncredited)
 1949 Dear Wife
Mr. Grindle (uncredited)
 1949 Mary Ryan, Detective
Night Watchman (uncredited)
 1949 The Reckless Moment
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1949 The Woman on Pier 13
 1949 Arctic Manhunt
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1949 Sand
Prospector (uncredited)
 1949 Anna Lucasta
Station Master (uncredited)
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining
Mr. Beeman (uncredited)
 1949 Lust for Gold
Bill Bates (uncredited)
 1949 The Doolins of Oklahoma
Al (uncredited)
 1949 Johnny Allegro
Gray (uncredited)
 1949 Manhandled
Pawn Shop Owner (uncredited)
 1949 Roughshod
Mr. Hayes, the Merchant (uncredited)
 1949 Tucson
Sharpe (uncredited)
 1949 Tulsa
Tooley (uncredited)
 1949 Hideout
Pops - the Janitor
 1949 Cover Up
Mr. Abbey
 1949 The Sun Comes Up
Dr. Sample (uncredited)
 1948 Ladies of the Chorus
Mr. Craig, Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1948 The Paleface
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1948 Whispering Smith
Baggage Car Guard (uncredited)
 1948 An Act of Murder
Old Man with Dog (uncredited)
 1948 Belle Starr's Daughter
Clearwater Doctor
 1948 Rusty Leads the Way
Postman (uncredited)
 1948 The Untamed Breed
Windy Bar Drunk (uncredited)
 1948 A Song Is Born
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1948 Black Eagle
Hank Daniels
 1948 Hollow Triumph
Clerk (as Paul Burns)
 1948 Four Faces West
Conductor #1
 1948 Coroner Creek
Townsman (uncredited)
 1948 Silver River
Wagon Master (uncredited)
 1948 The Fuller Brush Man
Gardener (uncredited)
 1948 Best Man Wins
 1948 Letter from an Unknown Woman
Concierge (uncredited)
 1948 Adventures in Silverado
Sam Perkins
 1948 Man from Texas
Older Henchman (uncredited)
 1948 Madonna of the Desert
Hank Davenport
 1948 Relentless
Len Briggs
 1948 Tenth Avenue Angel
Pop (uncredited)
 1948 The Wreck of the Hesperus
Rudolph Zeiss
 1948 On Our Merry Way
Mr. Hawks - the Publisher (uncredited)
 1948 I Love Trouble
Janitor (uncredited)
 1947 Blondie's Anniversary
Man in Park (uncredited)
 1947 Unconquered
Dan McCoy
 1947 Exposed
Profosser Ordson
 1947 Smoky River Serenade
Pop Robinson
 1947 Desperate
Uncle Jan
 1947 Saddle Pals
Mike (uncredited)
 1947 Framed
Sandy, Assayer (uncredited)
 1947 Blind Spot
Elevator Operator
 1947 The Pilgrim Lady
Oscar (as Paul Burns)
 1947 It's a Joke, Son!
Peterson the Mailman (uncredited)
 1946 My Dog Shep
Sheriff (as Paul Burns)
 1946 Crime Doctor's Man Hunt
Tom (uncredited)
 1946 Shadowed
 1946 Gallant Journey
'Peacock' Fox (uncredited)
 1946 Sing While You Dance
 1946 My Pal Trigger
Walling (uncredited)
 1946 Renegades
Alkali Kid
 1946 The Devil's Mask
Leon Hartman
 1946 Mysterious Intruder
Edward Stillwell
 1946 The Hoodlum Saint
Mr. Smith (uncredited)
 1946 Night Editor
Police Lt. Ole Strom
 1946 Talk About a Lady
Seth (uncredited)
 1945 Dakota
Farmer at Meeting (uncredited)
 1945 Fallen Angel
News Vendor (uncredited)
 1945 Purity Squad (Short)
John Billings, Janitor (uncredited)
 1945 The Royal Mounted Rides Again
'Latitude' Bucket
 1945 State Fair
Hank (uncredited)
 1945 The Southerner
Uncle Pete Tucker (as Paul Burns)
 1945 Along Came Jones
Small Man (uncredited)
 1945 The Clock
Counter Man (uncredited)
 1944 Together Again
Workman (uncredited)
 1944 Music for Millions
Hiram (uncredited)
 1944 Dark Waters
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1944 Alaska
Carter the Banker (uncredited)
 1944 Barbary Coast Gent
Tim Shea
 1944 The Seventh Cross
Pelzer (uncredited)
 1944 Dragon Seed
Neighbor Shen
 1943 Sweet Rosie O'Grady
Farmer (uncredited)
 1943 Young Ideas
Gardener-Caretaker (uncredited)
 1943 Bomber's Moon
Farmer, Cart Driver (uncredited)
 1943 Henry Aldrich Swings It
Mr. Harris (uncredited)
 1943 The Ox-Bow Incident
Winder (as Paul Burns)
 1943 Crash Dive
Simmons - Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1943 Dixie Dugan
Sign Painter
 1943 The Meanest Man in the World
Farmer (uncredited)
 1943 The Fighting Guerrillas
Veteran (uncredited)
 1942 The Mummy's Tomb
 1942 Timber!
Pop Turner (as Paul Burns)
 1942 Tough As They Come
Phillips (uncredited)
 1942 Juke Girl
Ed, a Farmer (uncredited)
 1942 My Gal Sal
Ferris Wheel Operator (uncredited)
 1942 Moontide
Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1942 Mystery of Marie Roget
Gardner (as Paul Burns)
 1942 Saboteur
Farmer (uncredited)
 1942 Wild Bill Hickok Rides
Kidnapper (uncredited)
 1941 Marry the Boss's Daughter
Cooley (uncredited)
 1941 Swamp Water
Tulle McKenzie (as Paul Burns)
 1941 Last of the Duanes
Horseshoe Pitcher (uncredited)
 1941 Belle Starr
Sergeant (as Paul Burns)
 1941 Wild Geese Calling
Logger (uncredited)
 1941 The People vs. Dr. Kildare
Postman at Mike's (uncredited)
 1941 Men of the Timberland
 1941 Footlight Fever
Second Furniture Mover (uncredited)
 1941 Western Union
Stagecoach Depot Master (uncredited)
 1941 The Wild Man of Borneo
Blackie, Banjo Player (uncredited)
 1940 Chad Hanna
Budlong (as Paul Burns)
 1940 Michael Shayne: Private Detective
Furniture Company Mover (uncredited)
 1940 Youth Will Be Served
Jeb Fuel (uncredited)
 1940 Bitter Sweet
Lathered Man (uncredited)
 1940 Dance, Girl, Dance
Reporter Calling Elinor (uncredited)
 1940 Brigham Young
Man with California Gold News (uncredited)
 1940 Young People (uncredited)
 1940 New Moon
Guard on Ship
 1940 Florian
Riding School Records Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 The Way of All Flesh
First Hobo (uncredited)
 1940 Lillian Russell
Soldier (as Paul Burns)
 1940 Little Orvie
Angelo, Grocer
 1940 Seventeen
 1940 Broadway Melody of 1940
Waiter (uncredited)
 1939 The Cisco Kid and the Lady
Jake (uncredited)
 1939 Reno
Hank--Waiter (uncredited)
 1939 Another Thin Man
Ticket Agent (uncredited)
 1939 Too Busy to Work
Tavern Keeper
 1939 Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence
Railroad Dispatcher (uncredited)
 1939 The Housekeeper's Daughter
Suspect (uncredited)
 1939 Three Sons
Photographer (uncredited)
 1939 The Day the Bookies Wept
Racetrack Taxi Patron (uncredited)
 1939 Stop, Look and Love
Neighbor (uncredited)
 1939 The Spellbinder
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1939 Career
Irate Bank Customer (uncredited)
 1939 Undercover Doctor
Mack Belton
 1939 Young Mr. Lincoln
Loafer (uncredited)
 1939 Rose of Washington Square
Chump (as Paul Burns)
 1939 Return of the Cisco Kid
Hotel Clerk (as Paul Burns)
 1939 The Saint Strikes Back
Organ Grinder (uncredited)
 1939 Jesse James
Hank (as Paul Burns)
 1935 One Big Happy Family (Short)
Hillbilly in Audience (uncredited)
 1930 Hell Harbor
Blinky (as Paul Burns)
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