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Walter Burke

  • Birth 25 Aug 1908 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Death 4 Aug 1984 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section 3, Gates of Heaven
  • Memorial ID 6719023

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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kenneth McNeil
  • Added: 24 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6719023
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Burke (25 Aug 1908–4 Aug 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6719023, citing Laurelwood Cemetery, Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .