Jack Burns

Actor · Writer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 60
John Francis Burns was an American comedian, actor, voice actor, writer, and producer. During the 1960s, he was part of two stand-up comedy partnerships, first with George Carlin and later Avery Schreiber. 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.

John Francis Burns was an American comedian, actor, voice actor, writer, and producer. During the 1960s, he was part of two stand-up comedy partnerships, first with George Carlin and later Avery Schreiber. 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.

Birth Name

John Francis Burns

Born

Wednesday, 15 November 1933

Died

Monday, 27 January 2020

Actor Filmography

George Carlin's American Dream Self 2022
Don Knotts: Tied Up with Laughter Himself 2011
Second City: First Family of Comedy (archive footage) 2006
The Pitts Mysterious Man 2003
Sour Grapes Eulogist 1998
Deadly Family Secrets Man #3 1995
Animaniacs Sid the Squid 1993
Double Vision Angry Cab Driver 1992
Silk Stalkings Jack Colgate 1991
Darkwing Duck Bank President / Police Officer 1991
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

George Carlin's American Dream Self 2022
Don Knotts: Tied Up with Laughter Himself 2011
Second City: First Family of Comedy (archive footage) 2006
The Pitts Mysterious Man 2003
Sour Grapes Eulogist 1998
Deadly Family Secrets Man #3 1995
Animaniacs Sid the Squid 1993
Double Vision Angry Cab Driver 1992
Silk Stalkings Jack Colgate 1991
Darkwing Duck Bank President / Police Officer 1991
Mother Goose and Grimm (voice) 1991
The Simpsons Edward Christian 1989
CBS Summer Playhouse Bud Stone 1987
Brothers Duke, Herbie the Hod Carrier 1984
Fridays Announcer, Self 1980
Saturday Night Live Various / Self - Host 1975
Jack Paar Tonite Self 1973
Wait Till Your Father Gets Home Ralph Kane 1972
The Midnight Special Guest Host (as Burns & Schreiber) 1972
Getting Together Officer Rudy Colcheck 1971
The Partridge Family Stillman Kelly 1970
Flip Self 1970
Happy Days Self, Dance Marathon Host 1970
Nanny and the Professor Harry Phillips 1970
Love, American Style (segment "Love and the Lady Killers"), Dan (segment "Love and the Perfect Wife"), Deputy Sheriff Preston Steele (segment "Love and the Eyewitness"), Ralph Kane (segment "Love and the Old-Fashioned Father"), Sam Sloan (segment "Love and the Opera Singer") 1969
Hee Haw Self, The Governor 1969
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Self, Parent in PTA meeting 1969
The Night They Raided Minsky's Candy Butcher 1968
The Ghost & Mrs. Muir Frank Donaldson 1968
Premiere Minihane 1968
Our Place Self - Host 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self 1967
Occasional Wife Sgt. Krock 1966
The Roger Miller Show Self 1966
The John Gary Show Self 1966
The Dean Martin Show Himself 1965
Goldstein Truck Driver / Policeman 1965
Oh My Word Self 1965
Gypsy Self 1965
The Entertainers Self 1964
The Hollywood Palace Self - Comedian, Self 1964
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself (as Burns & Schreiber), Himself 1962
The Jack Paar Program Self, Self - Guest 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself (as Burns & Schreiber) 1961
The Andy Griffith Show Deputy Warren Ferguson, Warren Ferguson 1960
The Kraft Music Hall Self 1958
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself (as Burns & Schreiber), Himself 1948

Producer Filmography

1977 Emmy Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series Nominated
1977 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Series Nominated
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