Edmund Burns

Edmund Burns (September 27, 1892 in Philadelphia – April 2, 1980 in Los Angeles), also known as Ed, Eddie, or Edward Burns,[1] was an American actor. He was best known for his films of the silent 1920s, particularly The Princess from Hoboken (1927),[2] Made for Love (1926), and After the Fog (1929),[3] although he continued acting in films until 1936. Burn's first film appearance was an uncredited role as an extra in The Birth of a Nation (1915). Other films include The Country Kid (1923), The Farmer from Texas (1925), Ransom (1928), The Adorable Outcast (1928), Hard to Get (1929), The Shadow of the Eagle (1932), Hollywood Boulevard (1936), and his last film, Charles Barton's Murder with Pictures (1936) for Paramount Pictures.

Not to be confused with Ed Burns.

Edmund Burns
Born(1892-09-27)September 27, 1892
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedApril 2, 1980(1980-04-02) (aged 87)
Los Angeles, California

Partial filmography


  1. Katz, Ephraim (1979). The Film Encyclopedia. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. p. 185.
  2. Rainey, Buck (1992). Sweethearts of the Sage: Biographies and Filmographies of 258 Actresses Appearing in Western Movies. McFarland & Company Incorporated Pub. p. 372. ISBN 978-0-89950-565-7.
  3. Munden, Kenneth White (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States. University of California Press. p. 997. ISBN 978-0-520-20969-5.

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