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David Burns (I) (1901–1971)

David Burns was born on June 22, 1901 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Saint in London (1939), Let's Make Love (1960) and ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969). He was married to Mildred Todd. He died on March 12, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Let's Make Love Oliver Burton


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 1971 Eggs (Short) (voice)
 1971 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Solomon
- The Price (1971) ... Mr. Solomon
 1971 The Price (TV Movie)
Mr. Solomon
 1970 Move
 1970 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
Isadore Katz
- The Ninety-Nine Mile Circle (1970) ... Isadore Katz
 1969 Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall (TV Movie)
 1969 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Uncle Howard
 1967 The Tiger Makes Out
Mr. Ratner
 1965-1966 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
The Great McGonigle / McGonigle
- The Greatest Game: Part 1 (1966) ... The Great McGonigle
- No Justice for the Judge (1965) ... The Great McGonigle
- Dead End on Flugel Street (1965) ... The Great McGonigle
- Picture Me a Murder (1965) ... The Great McGonigle
- Charlie's Got All the Luck (1965) ... McGonigle
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Mike Ross
- The Crowd Pleaser (1963) ... Mike Ross
 1962 The Laughmakers (TV Short)
 1960 Sunshine (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1960 Let's Make Love
Oliver Burton
 1959 Omnibus (TV Series) (segment)
- Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway (1959) ... (segment)
 1958 Once Upon a Horse...
Bruno de Gruen
 1957 Four Boys and a Gun
Television man
 1955 My Favorite Husband (TV Series)
Uncle Norman
- The Painting (1955) ... Uncle Norman
 1955 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Supporting Player
- Episode #5.2 (1955) ... Supporting Player
 1954 Deep in My Heart
Lazar Berrison, Sr.
 1954 The Imogene Coca Show (TV Series)
Regular (1954-1955)
 1954 Knock on Wood
Marty Brown
 1954 The Mask (TV Series)
 1951 Fourteen Hours
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1940/I She Couldn't Say No
 1939 The Saint in London
 1939 A Gentleman's Gentleman
 1939 Who Is Guilty?
 1939 A Girl Must Live
Joe Gold
 1939 So This Is London
Drunk (uncredited)
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Forrest
 1938 The Sky's the Limit
'Ballyhoo' Bangs
 1938 Hey! Hey! U.S.A!
Tony Ricardo
 1938 Sidewalks of London
 1938 The Return of Carol Deane
Nick Wellington
 1938 Just Like a Woman
 1937 The Live Wire
 1937 Larceny Street
 1937 Palm Beach Knights (Short)
 1937 Spring Handicap
 1936 Strangers on a Honeymoon
 1936 Crime Over London
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld
Clarence (uncredited)
 1935 Rendezvous
German-Speaking Bellhop (uncredited)
 1935 All American Drawback (Short)
Game Announcer (uncredited)
 1935 Nutville (Short)
 1935 Rah, Rah, Radio (Short)
The Radio School Owner
 1935 We Do Our Part (Short)
 1934 Romance in Rhythm
 1934 The Path of Glory
 1934 Runaway Queen
 1933 That Goes Double (Short)
Manny Stein (as Dave Burns)
 1933 World's Champ (Short)
The Trainer
 1933 Bye-Gones (Short)
 1918 De Luxe Annie
Joe - Grocery Clerk
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Personal Details

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Stage: Appeared in "70 Girls, 70", Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia, PA. NOTE: On March 12, 1971, while performing in the second act of the production, he had a heart attack and died on stage. The last sounds he heard were laughter and applause. See more »

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