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Walter Burke
Birth: Aug. 25, 1908
Death: Aug. 4, 1984

Actor. Born Walter Lawrence Burke in Brooklyn, New York, he was a prolific performer of stage, film and television. He began his career in the 1920s, performing on Broadway in musicals and dramas. In 1948, he made his film debut in "The Naked City", followed by "All the Kings Men" (1949). He went on to appear in twenty more films such as "Dark City" (1950), "Never Love a Stranger" (1958), "Jack the Giant Killer" (1962), "My Fair Lady" (1964), "The President's Analyst" (1967) and "The Stone Killer" (1973). His television credits included "The Twilight Zone", "Perry Mason", "The Untouchables", "Bonanza", "Lost in Space" and "The Lucy Show". Closing out his career in the early 1970s, he moved to Pennsylvania and became an acting teacher. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Emphysema
Laurelwood Cemetery
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 3, Gates of Heaven
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kenneth McNeil
Record added: Aug 24, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6719023
Walter Burke
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