Jackson Burns (I) (1956–2016)

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Born July 29, 1956 in Poteau, Oklahoma. He is part Native American. Worked on Walker, Texas Ranger; The Con; and Fingerprints. He is the record holder for longest fire drag stunt from a vehicle at 246 feet, Burns was totally engulfed in flames at one point and damaged his Nomex fire suit ; most squib hits at once, 22 total in 15 seconds; and as ... See full bio »


(age 60) in Houston, Texas, USA

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Known For

RoboCop 2 Stunts
Splinter Stunts
Powder Stunts


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  Unconquerable Part I (Documentary) (stunt coordinator)
 2020/I Journey (stunt coordinator)
 2017 Trap Plane (TV Mini Series) (stunt coordinator - 2016)
 2017 Osprey (stunt coordinator)
 2017 200 Degrees (stunt coordinator)
 2017 The Boo Boo Bandits 2016 (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2016 Jean (stunt coordinator)
 2016 She Rises (stunt coordinator)
 2016 Trigger Man (Short) (stunt coordinator)
 2016/III Seeds (Short) (stunt coordinator)
 2015 Sorrow (stunt coordinator)
 2015 Murder Book (stunt coordinator)
 2014 Doll Factory (stunt coordinator)
 2014 The AXI: The Avengers of Extreme Illusions (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- The Gift (2014) ... (stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 2014 Pickaxe (stunt coordinator)
 2014 Pound of Flesh (stunt coordinator)
 2014 Varsity Blood (stunt coordinator)
 2014 The Legend of DarkHorse County (stunt coordinator)
 2014 Web Army (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Take This Vaac (2014) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2013 Gem of the Rainforest (stunts)
 2013 Sanitarium (stunt coordinator) / (stunt double: for Chris Mulkey)
 2013 The Power of Few (stunt driver)
 2012 Ted Nugent's Gun Country (TV Movie documentary) (stunt coordinator)
 2012 In Search of the American Dream (weapons supervisor)
 2012 Flipped Off (TV Series) (stunt coordinator - 1 episode)
- Deal or No Deal (2012) ... (stunt coordinator)
 2012 Because I Love You (stunt coordinator)
 2011/I Jacob (stunt coordinator)
 2011 The Land (stunt coordinator)
 2011 Macabre Theatre (TV Series) (stunt department - 1 episode)
- Renfield the Undead (2011) ... (stunt department)
 2011/I Apart (utility stunts)
 2010 A Gangland Love Story (action coordinator)
 2010 The Waiter (stunt coordinator)
 2010 The Killer Inside Me (stunt player)
 2009 Sweatshop (stunts)
 2009 Mindsight (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2009 On the Edge (Video short) (stunt coordinator)
 2008/I Through the Valley (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Alamo Gold (stunt coordinator) / (stunts)
 2008/I Splinter (stunt coordinator) / (stunt double: Shea Whigham)
 2008 Maid to Kill (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Soul Searching (Short) (stunt coordinator)
 2008 Grey Focus (stunt coordinator)
 2008 The Man Who Came Back (assistant stunt coordinator) / (stunt double: George Kennedy)
 2007 Sugar Creek (stunt coordinator) / (stunt double: Grant James)
 2007 The Bracelet of Bordeaux (stunt coordinator)
 2007 Domain of the Damned (stunts)
 2006 Fingerprints (stunt coordinator) / (stunt double: Andrew Lawrence) / (stunt driver)
 2006 Soul's Midnight (stunt coordinator) / (stunt double: Joe Nipote) / (stunt double: Miguel Perez) / (stunt driver - uncredited) / (stunts)
 2006 Mr. Hell (stunt coordinator)
 2003 Surviving Nugent (TV Series) (stunt coordinator)
 2003 Hustletown Mobbin' (Video) (stunt coordinator)
 2003 Where's the Party Yaar? (stunts)
 2002 Diamonds from the Bantus (stunt coordinator)
 1995-2001 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) (utility stunts - 17 episodes)
- Blood Diamonds (2001) ... (utility stunts)
- Retribution (2000) ... (utility stunts)
- Deadly Situation (2000) ... (utility stunts)
- Wedding Bells: Part 2 (2000) ... (utility stunts)
- Justice Delayed (2000) ... (utility stunts)
 2000 It Took Brave Men: Deputy U.S. Marshals of Fort Smith (Documentary short) (stunt coordinator)
 2000 The President's Man (TV Movie) (utility stunts)
 2000 Hell Swarm (TV Movie) (utility stunts)
 2000 Clean and Narrow (stunt coordinator)
 1999 Killing the Badge (utility stunts)
 1999 Natural Selection (stunt double: Michael Bowen)
 1999 Arlington Road (stunt rigger - uncredited)
 1999 Sons of Thunder (TV Series) (utility stunts)
 1998 Logan's War: Bound by Honor (TV Movie) (stunts)
 1998 Rushmore (assistant stunt coordinator - uncredited)
 1998 The Con (TV Movie) (stunt driver - uncredited) / (utility stunts)
 1997 When Cars Attack (TV Movie) (stunt driver)
 1997 Hope (TV Movie) (stunt rigger)
 1997 Perdita Durango (stunt double: James Gandolfini)
 1997 Prithvi (stunt driver - uncredited) / (utility stunts)
 1997 The Locusts (stunt rigger)
 1996 Children of the Corn: The Gathering (Video) (stunt double: William Wyndom)
 1996 Witness (Short) (stunt driver)
 1995 Gravely Speaking (stunts)
 1995 The Kangaroo (stunts)
 1995 Deadly Family Secrets (TV Movie) (utility stunts)
 1995 The Dark Dancer (stunts)
 1995 Powder (stunts)
 1994 The House on Todville Road (stunt rigger)
 1994 OcchioPinocchio (stunt driver) / (stunts)
 1994 Walker Texas Ranger 3: Deadly Reunion (utility stunts)
 1994 The Chase (stunt driver - uncredited)
 1994 Pointman (TV Movie) (utility stunts)
 1992 The Broken Spur (stunts)
 1992 The Media Madman (stunt performer - uncredited)
 1992 Sidekicks (stunts - uncredited)
 1992 Behind the Mask (TV Movie) (stunt driver)
 1991 Behind the Mask (Documentary) (utility stunts)
 1991 Rush (stunt double: Greg Allman) / (stunt driver - uncredited)
 1991 The Hitman (utility stunts)
 1991 Raw Nerve (stunts)
 1991 Switched at Birth (TV Mini Series) (stunt driver - uncredited)
 1991 Miller & Mueller (TV Series) (stunt rigger)
 1990 Texas Forever! The Battle of San Jacinto (Documentary short) (stunts)
 1990 RoboCop 2 (stunts - as Jack Burns)
 1990 Keaton's Cop (stunts)
 1990 Dark Angel (stunt driver - uncredited) / (stunts - uncredited)
 1989 Blind Fury (stunt double: Rutger Hauer)
 1989 Night Game (stunts - uncredited)
 1989 Black Snow (stunts)
 1988 Into the Spider's Web (stunts)
 1987 Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series documentary) (stunt rigger)
 1985 Pray for Death (stunts)
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2 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Flash Burns | Jackson Earl Burns | Jack Burns | The Redneck Archaeologist


Nelly Martha Castro  (his death)  (1 child)

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Hit by car moving at 17 mph performing stunt for James Gondolfini on the motion picture Dance With The Devil aka Perdita Durango. Later performed second car hit coming off of 18 wheel truck for same film and actor. See more »


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