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Robert John Burke

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Robert John Burke

American actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1960.

Countries: United States (56%), Iceland (22%), Italy (11%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Spike Lee, Stephen King, Robert De Niro

Linked to: State University of New York at Purchase, American Broadcasting Company, HBO, NBC




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Robert John Burke was born in 1960 add something


He is notable for being a regular performer in fellow Purchase alum Hal Hartley's indie films, such as 1989's "The Unbelievable Truth" and 1992's "Simple Men" add something


He has a twin brother, who made a cameo appearance in Richard Stanley's 1993 film "Dust Devil", playing his twin add something


He starred in Richard Stanley's 1993 film Dust Devil, and in 2001's "No Such Thing", in which he plays a foul-mouthed mythical beast living in Iceland add something


He had a small role in Hartley's 1995 film "Flirt" add something


In 1996, he played the lead role in the Stephen King adaptation "Thinner" add something


Also, in 2004 Burke played the role of Mr. Neck in the independent film "Speak" add something


More recently, 2005 was a big year for Burke, having had a small yet memorable role in the John Polson film "Hide and Seek", a psychological thriller starring Robert De Niro and Dakota Fanning add something


Burke portrayed Gen. Ned Almond, commanding general of the 92nd Div., Buffalo Soldiers, in the 2008 Spike Lee film "Miracle at St. Anna" add something


In 2008, he portrayed Major General James Mattis, Commanding General of 1st Marine Division in the HBO miniseries "Generation Kill" add something


He appeared in the 2012 film "Safe" add something


In 2014 he appeared in an episode of "Last Week Tonight" parodying his role on "Law & Order" add something


In 2015 he appeared in an episode of "Last Week Tonight" parodying his role on "Law & Order" add something


He played the Colorado Springs chief of police in Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman" in 2018 add something