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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 9 July 1935Evanston, Illinois, USA
Date of Death 14 November 2007Pacific Palisades, California, USA  (cancer)
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ronnie Burns was born on July 9, 1935 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950), Anatomy of a Psycho (1961) and Bernardine (1957). He was married to Janice Powell and Peggy Jo Lyon. He died on November 14, 2007 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA.

Spouse (2)

Janice Powell (6 August 1977 - 14 November 2007) (his death) (3 children)
Peggy Jo Lyon (15 January 1966 - 1973) (divorced) (3 children)

Trivia (4)

Adopted son of George Burns and Gracie Allen. Adoptive brother of Sandra Burns.
In his youth, Burns was an avid surfer and later got into boat racing and sailing. After leaving show business, he went into real estate investment, using money he made from acting. In later years, he raised Arabian horses and had a ranch in Santa Ynez.
He quit acting in the early 1960s, although he worked behind the cameras with his father in 1964, producing the sitcom Wendy and Me (1964).
Born in Evanston, Illinois, he was adopted when he was 3 months old. He grew up among the elite of Hollywood and the privileged of Beverly Hills, but preferred a more low-key life, according to friends and family.

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