Ken Burns

Actor · Director · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 72
Kenneth Lauren Burns is an American filmmaker, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs in documentary films. His widely known documentary series include The Civil War (1990), Baseball (1994), Jazz (2001), The War (2007), The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009), Prohibition (2011), The Roosevelts (2014), The Vietnam War (2017), and Country Music (2019). read more

Kenneth Lauren Burns is an American filmmaker, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs in documentary films. His widely known documentary series include The Civil War (1990), Baseball (1994), Jazz (2001), The War (2007), The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009), Prohibition (2011), The Roosevelts (2014), The Vietnam War (2017), and Country Music (2019). He was also executive producer of both The West, and Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.

Birth Name

Kenneth Lauren Burns

Born

Wednesday, 29 July 1953

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Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

Peacock Presents: The At-Home Variety Show Featuring Seth MacFarlane Self 2020
Henry Louis Gates Jr.: Uncovering America Self - Director and Producer 2019
MTP Daily Self 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest, Self 2015
Difficult People Ken Burns 2015
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Himself - Panelist 2015
MLB Network Presents Self 2015
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Self (voice) 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014
Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton As Himself Himself 2012
The Mindy Project Ken Burns 2012
Glue Man Himself 2012
Katie Himself 2012
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Self 2012
CBS This Morning Himself, Himself - Guest 1992
Overheard with Evan Smith Self - interviewee 2010
Prime 9 Himself 2009
Morning Joe Self 2007
Doc Talk Himself 2006
Wordplay Himself 2006
The Colbert Report Himself - Guest, Himself, Himself - Announcer 2005
The Hour Himself 2005
The Tony Danza Show Himself 2004
Tavis Smiley Himself 2004
Real Time with Bill Maher Self 2003
The Daily Show Self 1996
Gettysburg Hancock's Aide 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself, Himself - Guest 1993
The Simpsons Self (voice), Ken Burns (voice), Ken Burns 1989
Octopussy East German Bodyguard 1983
Live from Lincoln Center Self 1976
Great Performances Self 1971
Jeopardy! Himself - Clue Giver 1964
Face the Nation Himself 1954

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2018 Emmy Outstanding Directing for a Documentary/Nonfiction Program Nominated
2015 Emmy Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series Nominated
2015 Emmy Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series Nominated
2010 Emmy Outstanding Nonfiction Series Won
2008 Emmy Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2005 Emmy Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming Nominated
2005 Emmy Outstanding Nonfiction Special Won
2001 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for Non-Fiction Programming Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Non-Fiction Series Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Informational Series Won
1995 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming Nominated
1992 Emmy Outstanding Informational Special Nominated
1991 Emmy Outstanding Individual - Informational Programming Won
1991 Emmy Outstanding Informational Series Won
1986 Oscar Best Documentary, Features Nominated
1986 Emmy Outstanding Informational Special Nominated
1982 Oscar Best Documentary, Features Nominated
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