Edward Burns Biography


Edward Burns

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Birth Name: Edward Burns
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Sign: capricorn
Age:   49 Years
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Online Film & Television Association winner, Edward Burns is the renowned actor, film producer and director from United States. He is also known to be the screenwriter. He is popular in the world for portraying his role in the movies like Saving Private Ryan (1998) and One Missed Call (2008). Edward Burns was from the upper middle class family born as Edward Fitzgerald Burns in Woodside, New York City, New York of United States of America to Molly and Edward J. Burns. He is an American and is of Irish and American descent.

On 7th of June, 2003, he got married to Christy Turlington. Christy's full name is Christy Nicole Turlington Burns and she is the supermodel from United States. Together they have been parents twice.

Edward gained his high school education from Chaminade High School. After graduating from his high school, he joined University at Albany, and Hunter College. Soon after graduating from there, he entered into the film industry and began working as a production assistant. He first worked in the movie The Doors. He directed, acted and did almost all the things in the movie The Brothers McMullen. His net worth is rumored to be around $18 million dollars.

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Born in Woodside, New York City, New York

1968 29th of January

Edward Burns was from the upper middle class family born as Edward Fitzgerald Burns in Woodside, New York City, New York of United States of America to Molly and Edward J. Burns. He is an American and is of Irish and American descent.

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Joined SUNY Oneonta, University at Albany

1987

He was enrolled at Chaminade High School and Hewlett High School. He completed his high school education from Hewlett High School. And then he joined SUNY Oneonta, University at Albany and pursed his higher education. He also attended Hunter College.

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Began working in the film industry

1991

After he complete his college education, he entered in the film industry. His first role in the film industry was as a as a production assistant and that was in the movie The Doors. The director of that movie is Oliver Stone. 

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Directed The Brothers McMullen

1995

After beginning his career as a production assistant, he decided to direct a movie in 1995. He directed and produced his own movie that year and it was titled The Brothers McMullen. He was also the screen writer and an actor of that movie. 

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Won Deauville Film Festival

1995

He also received several honors from his first movie, The Brothers McMullen. For his work in this movie, he was nominated in Deauville Film Festival from two different categories. He won this award that year but from one category. 

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Won Independent Spirit Awards

1996

He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won some of them. In 1996, he was honored with Independent Spirit Awards. He won this award for Best First Feature and he also shared this award with his co worker. 

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Won Online Film & Television Association

1999

Online Film & Television Association is one of the prestigious awards in the film industry and it an honor for every celebrity if they win this award. He has also once been honored with this award and that was in 1999 for Best Cinematic Moment. 

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Began dating Christy Turlington

2000

It was 2000, when her first met love of his life Christy Turlington. They met each other for the first time at a Hampton’s party and since that time on they began dating each other. They also got engaged at the end of 2000. 

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Married to Christy Turlington

2003 7th of June

After being engaged for about a year, they called off their engagement and began living separately but with the start of 2003 they patch up again and then they got married on 7th of June, 2003. They are still married. 

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First child, Grace Burns

2003 25th of October

He became father for the first time in his life in 2003. It seems like when they began seeing each other after they called off their engagement they decided to have a baby. They welcomed their first child, Grace Burns on 25th of October. 

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Second child, Finn Burns

2006 of February

He became father for the second time in his life in 2006. He and his sweet wife, Christy Turlington welcomed their second child together with the start of 2006 and that time it was a son and they named him Finn Burns.

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Won Boston Film Festival

2010

He has also once been honored with the Boston Film Festival. He got his one and only nomination in this award in 2010 and that was for directing the comedy and romance movie, Nice Guy Johnny. He won this award for Best Director. 

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