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George Burns


Mostly Credited As: George Burns
Sometimes Credited As: George N. Burns
Burns

Birth Name: Nathan Birnbaum
Date Of Birth: January 20, 1896 (Age 100)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Date Of Death: March 09, 1996
Cause Of Death: Natural Causes (Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA)
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)

George Burns




TV Appearances

Main cast 
George Burns Comedy Week (1985)As: Host
Wendy and Me (1964)As: Himself
The George Burns Show (1958)As: Himself
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950)As: Himself
Episode Cast Credits 

The Golden Palace (1992) 
  Say Goodbye, Rose 01x17: (Feb/12/1993) As Himself 
  Say Goodbye, Rose 01x17: (Feb/12/1993) As Himself 

The Kennedy Center Honors (1978) 
  11th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 11x01: (Dec/30/1988) As Himself (Honoree) 
  11th Annual Kennedy Center Honors 11x01: (Dec/30/1988) As Himself (Honoree) 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 51st Annual Academy Awards 27x01: (Apr/09/1979) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 48th Annual Academy Awards 24x01: (Mar/29/1976) As Winner: Best Supporting Actor (for 'The Sunshine Boys') 
  The 48th Annual Academy Awards 24x01: (Mar/29/1976) As Winner: Best Supporting Actor (for 'The Sunshine Boys') 

Dean Martin Celebrity Roast (1973) 
  George Burns 01x48: (May/17/1978) As Himself 
  George Burns 01x48: (May/17/1978) As Himself 
  Jack Benny 01x19: (Feb/21/1974) As Himself 
  Jack Benny 01x19: (Feb/21/1974) As Himself 

Alice (1976) (1976) 
  Oh! George Burns 02x10: (Jan/01/1978) As Himself 
  Oh! George Burns 02x10: (Jan/01/1978) As Himself 

The Muppet Show (1976) 
  George Burns 02x10: (Nov/14/1977) As Himself 

The Captain and Tennille (1976) 
  Show #18 01x18: (Feb/28/1977) As Himself 
  Show #18 01x18: (Feb/28/1977) As Himself 

Donny and Marie (1976) 
  GUESTS: GEORGE BURNS, CHUBBY CHECKER, EVIL KNIEVEL 02x02: (Oct/01/1976) As Himself 
  GUESTS: GEORGE BURNS, CHUBBY CHECKER, EVIL KNIEVEL 02x02: (Oct/01/1976) As Himself 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 33rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 33x01: (Jan/24/1976) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical (for 'The Sunshine Boys') 
  The 33rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 33x01: (Jan/24/1976) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical (for 'The Sunshine Boys') 

Ellery Queen (1975) 
  The Adventure of Veronica's Veils 01x09: (Nov/13/1975) As Sam Packer 
  The Adventure of Veronica's Veils 01x09: (Nov/13/1975) As Sam Packer 

Cher (1975) 
  Show 22 02x08: (Nov/02/1975) As Himself 
  Show 22 02x08: (Nov/02/1975) As Himself 

The Midnight Special (1973) 
  Host: Lou Rawls 01x09: (Mar/23/1973) As Himself 

The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour (1971) 
  Show 18 02x12: (Mar/13/1972) As Himself 
  Show 18 02x12: (Mar/13/1972) As Himself 

This Is Your Life (1971) (1971) 
  Gen. Omar Bradley 01x17: (Dec/05/1971) As Himself 
  Gen. Omar Bradley 01x17: (Dec/05/1971) As Himself 

Here's Lucy (1968) 
  Lucy and Jack Benny's Biography 03x11: (Nov/23/1970) As Himself 
  Lucy and Jack Benny's Biography 03x11: (Nov/23/1970) As Himself 

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) 
  The Carpenters, George Burns, B.B. King 24x05: (Oct/18/1970) As Himself 
  The Carpenters, George Burns, B.B. King 24x05: (Oct/18/1970) As Himself 
  Sly and the Family Stone 22x24: (Mar/23/1969) As Himself 
  George Burns, Gracie Allen 11x02: (Sep/29/1957) As Himself 
  George Burns, Gracie Allen 11x02: (Sep/29/1957) As Himself 

The Dean Martin Show (1965) 
  George Burns, The Mills Brothers 05x05: (Oct/16/1969) As Himself 
  George Burns, The Mills Brothers 05x05: (Oct/16/1969) As Himself 
  George Burns / Phil Harris / Susan Barrett 04x13: (Dec/12/1968) As Himself 
  George Burns / Phil Harris / Susan Barrett 04x13: (Dec/12/1968) As Himself 
  George Burns, Dinah Shore, Jonathan Winters 02x05: (Oct/13/1966) As Himself 
  George Burns, Dinah Shore, Jonathan Winters 02x05: (Oct/13/1966) As Himself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 

The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (1969) 
  George Burns,Sarah Vaughan, Bill Medley 02x02: (Oct/01/1969) As Himself 
  George Burns,Sarah Vaughan, Bill Medley 02x02: (Oct/01/1969) As Himself 

This Is Tom Jones (1969) 
  Episode #1.14 01x14: (May/22/1969) As Himself 

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967) (1967) 
  Show #23 02x03: (Sep/24/1967) As Himself 
  Show #23 02x03: (Sep/24/1967) As Himself 
  Show #3 01x03: (Feb/19/1967) As Himself 
  Show #3 01x03: (Feb/19/1967) As Himself 

The Hollywood Palace (1964) 
  Host: George Burns / The King Family 04x25: (Mar/18/1967) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  Host: Bing Crosby / The Mamas & the Papas 04x01: (Sep/17/1966) As Himself 
  Host: George Burns 02x20: (Feb/13/1965) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  Host: George Burns 02x20: (Feb/13/1965) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  Host: Bing Crosby 02x16: (Jan/16/1965) As Himself 
  Host: Bing Crosby 02x16: (Jan/16/1965) As Himself 
  Host: George Burns 01x13: (Mar/28/1964) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

The Lucy Show (1962) 
  Lucy and George Burns 05x01: (Sep/12/1966) As Himself 
  Lucy and George Burns 05x01: (Sep/12/1966) As Himself 

The Jack Benny Program (1950) 
  How Jack Met George Burns 14x14: (Jan/07/1964) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  How Jack Met George Burns 14x14: (Jan/07/1964) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Jack is Kidnapped 13x24: (Mar/12/1963) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Variety Show 11x24: (Apr/02/1961) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Variety Show 11x24: (Apr/02/1961) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Nightbeat Takeoff 11x01: (Oct/16/1960) As Himself 
  Nightbeat Takeoff 11x01: (Oct/16/1960) As Himself 
  George Burns Show 10x07: (Dec/27/1959) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  George Burns Show 10x07: (Dec/27/1959) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Bachelor TV Lives 09x05: (Nov/16/1958) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Bachelor TV Lives 09x05: (Nov/16/1958) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  George Burns/Spike Jones Show 07x02: (Oct/07/1956) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  George Burns/Spike Jones Show 07x02: (Oct/07/1956) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Goldie, Fields And Glide 04x10: (Mar/21/1954) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Gracie Bit 02x04: (Mar/09/1952) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Gracie Bit 02x04: (Mar/09/1952) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

Royal Variety Performance (1927) 
  Royal Variety Performance 1961 01x02: (Nov/12/1961) As Himself 

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956) 
  Season 4, Episode 30 04x30: (Apr/24/1960) As Himself 
  Season 4, Episode 30 04x30: (Apr/24/1960) As Himself 

This Is Your Life (1952) (1952) 
  Bobby Darin 07x08: (Dec/02/1959) As Himself 
  Bobby Darin 07x08: (Dec/02/1959) As Himself 
  George Burns 03x04: (Sep/28/1955) As Himself 
  George Burns 03x04: (Sep/28/1955) As Himself 

General Electric Theater (1953) 
  Platinum on the Rocks 08x11: (Nov/29/1959) As Eddie Martin 

The Bob Cummings Show (1955) 
  Bob Butters Beck (aka Beck Butters Better) 05x10: (Dec/02/1958) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

Shower of Stars (1954) 
  Quentin Reynolds Writing the Life of Jack Benny 02x04: (Jan/19/1956) As Himself 
  Quentin Reynolds Writing the Life of Jack Benny 02x04: (Jan/19/1956) As Himself 

Looney Tunes (2003) 
  Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary Special 48x274: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 
  Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary Special 48x274: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 

Mister Ed (1961) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Himself 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Wendy and Me (1964)• Producer

Episode Crew


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Trivia

George Burns: (During Dean Martin's roast for Frank Sinatra) We singers aren't worried about getting laughs . . . see, nobody's laughing, and I'm not worried.

George Burns: If you live to the age of a hundred, you have it made, because very few people die past the age of a hundred.

George Burns: The most important thing to succeed in show business is sincerity. And if you can fake that, you've got it made.

George Burns: (Discussing his role in Going in Style (1979) I had to learn how to act old.

George Burns: At my age, the only thing hot waiting for me in my dressing room is a bowl of soup.

George Burns: I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.

George Burns: (On adultery) If you were married to Marilyn Monroe, you'd cheat with some ugly girl.

George Burns: (At 87 years old) I was brought up to respect my elders and now I don't have to respect ANYBODY.

George Burns: (Commenting on winning the Oscar at age 80) It couldn't have happened to an older guy.

George Burns: There are many ways to die in bed, but the best way is not alone.

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