Jack Burns Biography

Jack Burns

Quick Facts Of Jack Burns

Celebrated Name Jack Burns
Age 87 Years
Nick Name Jack Burns
Birth Name John Francis Burns
Birth Date 1933-11-15
Gender Male
Profession American comedian
Nationality American
Place Of Birth Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Famous For comedy series roles alongside two stand-up comedy partnerships
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity white
Horoscope Scorpio
Net Worth $1 million dollars
Marital Status Divorced
Height 5feet 11inches
Eye Color Green
Hair Color dark black

Jack Burns (born November 15, 1933) is an American comedian, actor, voice actor, writer, show host, and producer. He is widely known for his comedy series roles alongside two stand-up comedy partnerships, first with George Carlin and later Avery Schreiber during the 1960s. By the 1970s, he had transitioned to working behind the camera as a writer and producer on such comedy series as The Muppet Show and Hee Haw. He also had many roles as a voice actor.

What is Jack Burns famous for?

He is best famous for being his comedy series roles alongside two stand-up comedy partnerships, first with George Carlin and later Avery Schreiber during The 1960s. Later in the 1970s and 1980s, he became known as an actor and writer, known for The Muppet Movie (1979), The Muppet Show (1976) and We've Got Each Other (1977).

When was Jack Burns born?

Jack Burns was born on November 15, 1933, in Boston, Massachusetts, the USA as Jack Francis Burns. He is an American by nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His religion is Christianity and his zodiac is Scorpio. There is no further information regarding his parents, siblings, childhood life and education history of him.

How is Jack Burns's career?

Burns began his comedy career in 1959 when he partnered with George Carlin; both were working for radio station KXOL in Fort Worth, Texas. After successful performances, The duo released an album containing some of their material in 1963, titled Burns and Carlin at the Playboy Club Tonight. He then joined The Second City, a live comedy and improv troupe based in Chicago. He got wide fame from the comedy series in which he played a talkative taxicab passenger, with Schreiber as the driver and appeared in ABC TV variety series, The Burns and Schreiber Comedy Hour in 1973. He then appeared in the first half of the 1965-1966 season of The Andy Griffith Show. In 1967, he was cast as 'Candy Butcher' in The Night They Raided Minsky's.In 1971, he was cast as Mr. Kelly in The Partridge Family episode "Dora, Dora, Dora", (S2/Ep1). He hosted a 1977 episode of NBC's Saturday Night Live.

In the early 1980s, Burns became a writer, announcer, and sometimes-performer on the ABC sketch comedy series Fridays. He co-wrote Man on the Moon. Jack became the head writer on the first season of The Muppet Show (1976). He did voice acting for films and cartoons like, Wait Till Your Father Gets Home(1972-1974), Animaniacs(1993) and  The Simpsons: Beyond Blunderdome(1999).

What is Jack Burns's net worth?

The famous comedian and actor of the 1970s and early 1980s has the estimated net worth of $1 million dollars as of 2019. His major source of income was his comedy and acting career. Over the years, he also earned turning himself to screenwriter, voice actor, show host, TV star and producer. These all added helped raise his net worth to millions. His average salary is not known and also information regarding his cars, houses and other businesses is still under review.

Who is Jack Burns's wife?

The comedy star of the early 1970s and 1980s, Burns is a married man but is currently single as he got divorced from her longtime wife, Violet Ruth Torre. Further information on how the couple met and when did they get married is still not known. Also, details regarding their children are not available right now. There are no other legit source reports about Burns's pre-marital relationships and now.

How tall is Jack Burns?

The voice actor and comedian, Jack Burns is now 86 years old. He has a decent height of 5feet 11inches tall. He has a slim body type however his weight number is not known for now. He has green eyes and dark black hair. Similarly, regarding his other body measurements, dress size and shoe size are also not available. He has a straight sexual orientation.