George Burns

BirthDay:

20 Jan 1896

BirthPlace:

New York City, New York, USA

BirthName:

Nathan Birnbaum

Bio:

George Burns was born on January 20, 1896 in New York City, New York, USA as Nathan Birnbaum. He was an actor and producer, known for The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950), Oh, God! (1977) and The Sunshine Boys (1975). He was married to Gracie Allen and Hannah Siegal. He died on March 9, 1996 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Filmography

Actor ( 136 credits )

Carson on TCM (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2013)
Excavating the 2000 Year Old Man (2012) Himself (archive footage)
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (2010) Himself (archive footage)
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America (2009)  Himself (1 episode, 2009)
I Love the '70s: Volume 2 (2006)  Himself (unknown episodes)
The Best of the Royal Variety (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Just for Laughs (2002)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Naked Songs: The Life & Times of Rickie Lee Jones (1996) Himself (archive footage)
The O'Reilly Factor (1996)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
A Century of Cinema (1994) Himself
Radioland Murders (1994) Milt Lackey
Phenom (1993)  George Burns (1 episode, 1994)
The Golden Palace (1992)  George Burns (1 episode, 1993)
Memories of 1970-1991 (1991)  Himself (archive footage) (1 episode)
The Arsenio Hall Show (1989)  Himself (1 episode, 1990)
The Pat Sajak Show (1989)  Himself (2 episodes, 1989)
A Conversation with Dinah (1989)  Himself (1990) (unknown episodes)
18 Again! (1988) Jack Watson / David Watson
Live with Kelly and Michael (1988)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1992)
Biography (1987)  Himself (3 episodes, 1996-2002)
CBS This Morning (1987)  Himself (1 episode, 1988)
Bodywatch (1986)  Himself (unknown episodes)
American Masters (1985)  Himself (1 episode, 1997)
Larry King Live (1985)  Himself (1 episode, 2003)
George Burns Comedy Week (1985)  George Burns (10 episodes, 1985)
Going Hollywood: The '30s (1984) (archive footage)
Oh, God! You Devil (1984) God / Harry O. Tophet
Bob Hope's Unrehearsed Antics of the Stars (1984) Himself
Fame (1982)  George Burns (1 episode, 1983)
Late Night with David Letterman (1982)  Himself (2 episodes, 1983-1985)
Oh, God! Book II (1980) God
Hour Magazine (1980)  Himself (1 episode, 1981)
Lou Rawls Parade of Stars (1980)  Himself (1 episode, 1986)
Going in Style (1979) Joe
Just You and Me, Kid (1979) Bill
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978) Mr. Kite
Movie Movie (1978) Himself - Introductory Segments (uncredited)
Oh, God! (1977) God
Alice (1976)  George Burns (1 episode, 1978)
The Muppet Show (1976)  George Burns (1 episode, 1977)
The Barbara Walters Summer Special (1976)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
The Captain and Tennille (1976)  George Burns (1 episode, 1977)
The Lion Roars Again (1975) Himself
The Sunshine Boys (1975) Al Lewis
Good Morning America (1975)  Himself (1 episode, 1979)
Ellery Queen (1975)  Sam Packer (1 episode, 1975)
Cher (1975)  George Burns (1 episode, 1975)
The Smothers Brothers Show (1975)  Himself - Cameo (1 episode, 1975)
The Sunshine Boys (1975) Himself
Dinah! (1974)  Himself (3 episodes, 1975-1976)
Music Country U.S.A. (1974)  Himself (1 episode, 1974)
A Look at the World of SOYLENT GREEN (1973) Himself (uncredited)
ABC Late Night (1973)  Himself (1 episode, 1974)
Dean Martin Presents: The Bobby Darin Amusement Co. (1972)  Himself (1 episode, 1972)
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour (1971)  George Burns (2 episodes, 1972)
This Is Your Life (1971)  Himself (1 episode, 1971)
The David Frost Show (1969)  Himself (4 episodes, 1970-1971)
This Is Tom Jones (1969)  Himself (1 episode, 1969)
Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters (1969)  Himself (1 episode, 1969)
Della (1969)  Himself (1 episode, 1970)
60 Minutes (1968)  Himself - Comedian (2 episodes, 2003-2006)
Here's Lucy (1968)  George Burns (1 episode, 1970)
The Dick Cavett Show (1968)  Himself (1 episode, 1971)
That's Life (1968)  Cupid (1 episode, 1968)
The Steve Allen Show (1968)  Himself (1 episode, 1968)
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967)  Himself (2 episodes, 1967)
The Joey Bishop Show (1967)  Himself (10 episodes, 1967-1969)
The Kraft Music Hall (1967)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1967-1970)
The Pat Boone Show (1967)  Himself (1 episode, 1967)
All About People (1967) Narrator (voice)
The Jackie Gleason Show (1966)  Himself (3 episodes, 1968-1970)
The Dean Martin Comedy Hour (1965)  Himself (7 episodes, 1966-1974)
The Hollywood Palace (1964)  Himself - Host / ... (7 episodes, 1964-1970)
Wendy and Me (1964)  George Burns (34 episodes, 1964-1965)
The Danny Kaye Show (1963)  Himself (1 episode, 1967)
The Lucy Show (1962)  George Burns (1 episode, 1966)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)  Himself / ... (16 episodes, 1963-1989)
The Merv Griffin Show (1962)  Himself (3 episodes, 1971-1976)
The Jack Paar Program (1962)  Himself (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
The DuPont Show of the Week (1961)  Himself - Narrator (1 episode, 1961)
Keyhole (1961)  Himself (1 episode)
Here's Hollywood (1960)  Himself (1 episode, 1962)
Startime (1959)  George Burns (1 episode, 1959)
Mister Ed (1958)  George Burns / ... (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
The Garry Moore Show (1958)  Himself (1 episode, 1961)
The George Burns Show (1958)  George Burns (25 episodes, 1958-1959)
The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957)  Himself (6 episodes, 1958-1962)
The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956) Narrator (voice)
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956)  Himself (3 episodes, 1959-1961)
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Beauty (1955) Himself
Screen Snapshots 7855: Pennies from Hollywood (1955) Himself - Commentator
The Bob Cummings Show (1955)  George Burns (4 episodes, 1955-1959)
This Is Your Life (1955)  Himself (1 episode, 1955)
Hollywood Mothers and Fathers (1955) Himself
Screen Snapshots Series 33, No. 10: Hollywood Grows Up (1954) Film Clips Character (archive footage)
Climax! (1954)  Himself (1 episode, 1956)
Shower of Stars (1954)  Himself (2 episodes, 1956-1958)
General Electric Theater (1953)  Eddie Martin (1 episode, 1959)
Screen Snapshots: Memories of Famous Hollywood Comedians (1952) Himself (archive footage)
Today (1952)  Himself (1 episode, 1991)
This Is Your Life (1952)  Himself (2 episodes, 1955-1959)
The Jackie Gleason Show (1952)  George Burns (1 episode, 1957)
The Bob Hope Show (1952)  Himself (1 episode, 1970)
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950)  George Burns (291 episodes, 1950-1958)
The Jack Benny Program (1950)  George Burns / ... (10 episodes, 1952-1964)
What's My Line? (1950)  Himself - Mystery Guest (3 episodes, 1954-1964)
Screen Snapshots 9860: Hollywood Friars Honor George Jessel (1948) Himself - Speaker
The Ed Sullivan Show (1948)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1957-1970)
Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 10: Famous Fathers and Sons (1946) Himself
Honolulu (1939) Joe Duffy
College Swing (1938) George Jonas
A Damsel in Distress (1937) George
College Holiday (1936) George Hymen
The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936) Mr. Platt
The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935) George Burns
Here Comes Cookie (1935) George Burns
Love in Bloom (1935) George
Many Happy Returns (1934) George Burns
We're Not Dressing (1934) George
Six of a Kind (1934) George Edward
College Humor (1933) George
International House (1933) Doctor Burns
Walking the Baby (1933) George (as Burns)
Hollywood on Parade No. A-9 (1933) Himself (uncredited)
Let's Dance (1933) George, a Sailor (as Burns)
Your Hat (1932) Hat Salesman (as Burns)
The Big Broadcast (1932) George
Hollywood on Parade No. A-2 (1932) Himself
The Babbling Book (1932) George (as Burns)
Oh, My Operation (1931) The New Patient (as Burns)
100% Service (1931) George (as Burns)
Once Over, Light (1931) Barbershop Customer (as Burns)
The Antique Shop (1931) Customer (as Burns)
Pulling a Bone (1931) Man with Bone
Fit to Be Tied (1930) A Tie Customer (as Burns)
Lambchops (1929) George the Boyfriend (as Burns)

Producer ( 5 credits )

Summer Fun (1966) producer (1 episode, 1966)
Mona McCluskey (1965) executive producer / producer (26 episodes, 1965-1966)
Wendy and Me (1964) producer (34 episodes, 1964-1965)
No Time for Sergeants (1964) executive producer (3 episodes, 1964)
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950) executive producer (44 episodes, 1950-1957)

Writer ( 10 credits )

Walking the Baby (1933) (story) (as George N. Burns)
Let's Dance (1933) (story) (as George N. Burns)
Your Hat (1932) (story) (as George N. Burns)
The Big Broadcast (1932) (screenplay)
The Babbling Book (1932) (story) (as George N. Burns)
Oh, My Operation (1931) (story) (as George N. Burns)
100% Service (1931) (story) (as George N. Burns)
Once Over, Light (1931) (story) (as George N. Burns)
The Antique Shop (1931) (story) (as George N. Burns)
Fit to Be Tied (1930) (story) (as George N. Burns)