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Also Known As: Robert Burke Died:
Born: September 12, 1960 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Washington Heights, New York, USA Profession:

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American actor Robert John Burke has led an interesting and unpredictable career, ranging from indie art-house film star to temporary Hollywood leading man to reliable supporting player in both TV and movie productions. He didn't make much of an impression until his lead role in Hal Hartley's quirky low-budget romantic comedy "The Unbelievable Truth" (1989). Collaborating with the director again for the well-received road-trip movie "Simple Men" (1992), Burke soon found Hollywood calling; he made the leap to big-budget fare as the heroic title cyborg in "RoboCop 3" (1993). During much of the 1990s, he juggled supporting film roles with the occasional lead, later settling into recurring parts on major television dramas, including "Oz" (HBO, 1997-2003), "Rescue Me" (FX, 2004-2011) and "Gossip Girl" (CW, 2007-2012), with his sharp-jawed good looks still turning up semi-regularly in movies.

American actor Robert John Burke has led an interesting and unpredictable career, ranging from indie art-house film star to temporary Hollywood leading man to reliable supporting player in both TV and movie productions. He didn't make much of an impression until his lead role in Hal Hartley's quirky low-budget romantic comedy "The Unbelievable Truth" (1989). Collaborating with the director again for the well-received road-trip movie "Simple Men" (1992), Burke soon found Hollywood calling; he made the leap to big-budget fare as the heroic title cyborg in "RoboCop 3" (1993). During much of the 1990s, he juggled supporting film roles with the occasional lead, later settling into recurring parts on major television dramas, including "Oz" (HBO, 1997-2003), "Rescue Me" (FX, 2004-2011) and "Gossip Girl" (CW, 2007-2012), with his sharp-jawed good looks still turning up semi-regularly in movies.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Ned Rifle (2015)
2.
 Two Guns (2013)
3.
 Limitless (2011)
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 Ex, The (2007)
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 Oh in Ohio, The (2006)
9.
 Hide & Seek (2005) Steven
10.
 Piggie (2005)
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1989:
Starred in Hal Hartley's debut film, "The Unbelievable Truth"
1993:
Took over the role of RoboCop in "RoboCop 3"
1996:
Starred in the feature adaptation of Stephen King's <i>Thinner</i>
2000:
Had his first recurring TV role on "Oz"
2004:
Began his long-running part as Mickey Gavin on "Rescue Me"
2007:
Joined the cast of "Gossip Girl" as Bart Bass
2012:
Began a recurring role on "Person of Interest"
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Education

State University of New York at Purchase: -

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