Actor, producer and writer Edward Burns has been intimately involved in the film industry on many levels. He is perhaps best known to his fans for his appearances as an actor in films such as Saving Private Ryan (1998) and She's The One (1996), to some, but those who have followed his career avidly know him much better.
With other films to his credit as an actor such as the role of Barry in The Brother's McMullen (1995); Abel Grey in (The River King (2005); Michael Murphy in Purple Violets (2007); and detective Jack Andrews in One Missed Call (2008), to name a few, Burns is rolling forward in his modest career. Burns has also held lead roles in television series including Dan Lynch in The Lynch Pin (2009) and as Ed Burns in Entourage (2006-9). These are a few in Edward's list of accomplishments. Although successful in acting, he is capable of much more, being multifaceted, and he's putting it all to a good use.
Burns has written, directed and produces films such as The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012); Newlyweds (2011); Nice Guy Johnny (2010); Purple violets (2007) and The Groomsmen (2006). It seems that Burns' talents have few boundaries, as his films have enjoyed success with fans. It seems that nothing this mega talent attempts would surprise his supporters.
Most recently, Edward Burns played the role of Bugsy Siegel in the television series Mob City (2013). Although his only involvement in this series is acting, he does an excellent job of it. Fans are always delighted to see his appearances, and enjoy the energy that he puts into the characters he portrays. Burns has the entire package when it comes to a career in the film industry. Knowing all the ins and outs of acting, directing, writing and producing, he gets a firm view of the entire picture, one role serving to support the other.