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Paul Burke
Birth: Jul. 21, 1926
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 2009
Palm Springs
Riverside County
California, USA

Actor. He was a veteran performer, best known for his role as Detective Adam Flint in the TV series "Naked City", which he was twice nominated for an Emmy Award. He began acting at the Pasadena Playhouse at age 19 and landed his first leading role as Dr. Noah McCann in NBC's live television series "Noah's Ark" in 1957. Spending much of his career on television, he appeared in numerous shows to include "The Lone Ranger", "M Squad", "Dragnet", "The Lineup", "Hawaiian Eye", "Dr. Kildare", "Combat!", "12 O'Clock High" and "Magnum, P.I.". His feature film credits included "Valley of the Dolls" (1967), "The Thomas Crown Affair" (1968), "Daddy's Gone A-Hunting" (1969), "Once You Kiss a Stranger" (1969), "Maharlika" (1970) and "Psychic Killer" (1975). Cause of death: leukemia and non-Hodgkins lymphoma. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Marty Burke (1896 - 1978)
  Santa Maria Palermo Burke (1902 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Lyn Burke (1941 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Sep 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41939899
Paul Burke
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Paul Burke
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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Always happy to see your face on my TV, most recently in 'Valley of the Dolls'. Rest well, dear Mr. Burke, and may God bless you always!
- K. Williams
 Added: May. 21, 2016
What a great varied career ! You stood out as a dynamic leader for many characters / series you played. Col. Joe Gallagher - 918th Bomber Group was one of your best. Rest in Peace.
- Steve Vermette
 Added: May. 5, 2016
You made the 8th Air Force come alive; low level bombing runs; just a great actor; we miss you pal.
- R. E. Wood
 Added: May. 1, 2016
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