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Robert John Burke

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Born: September 12, 1960 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Washington Heights, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Ned Rifle (2015)
Henry and Fay's son Ned sets out to kill his father for destroying his mother's life, but is distracted by a sexy woman.
2.
Two Guns (2013)
A Naval officer and a DEA agent unwittingly investigate each other for stealing millions of dollars.
3.
Limitless (2011)
Aspiring author Eddie Morra is suffering from chronic writer's block, but his life changes instantly when an old friend introduces him to NZT, a revolutionary new pharmaceutical that allows him to tap his full potential. With every synapse crackling, Eddie can recall everything he has ever read, seen or heard, learn any language in a day, comprehend complex equations and beguile anyone he meets-as long as he keeps taking the untested drug. Soon Eddie takes Wall Street by storm, parlaying a small stake into millions. His accomplishments catch the eye of mega-mogul Carl Van Loon, who invites him to help broker the largest merger in corporate history. But they also bring Eddie to the attention of people willing to do anything to get their hands on his stash of NZT. With his life in jeopardy and the drug's brutal side effects taking their toll, Eddie dodges mysterious stalkers, a vicious gangster and an intense police investigation as he attempts to hang on to his dwindling supply long enough to outwit his enemies.
4.
Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
During seven fateful days, three disparate police officers find themselves hurtling inextricably toward the same fatal crime scene and a shattering collision with destiny.
5.
Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
The story of four members of the U.S. Army's all-black 92nd Buffalo Soldier Division, stationed in Tuscany, Italy, during World War II who find themselves trapped behind enemy lines.
6.
Ex, The (2007)
A 30 year-old underachiever takes a job when his pregnant wife quits her high-pressure, big salary job.
7.
Water is Wide, The (2006)
Based on Pat Conroy's book about his experiences as a teacher in South Carolina during the 1960's, when segregation was the norm, recounting his attempts to bring literacy and education to a small, poverty-stricken town.
8.
Oh in Ohio, The (2006)
Priscilla Chase, a young Cleveland woman, seems to have it all--the perfect job, the perfect house, the perfect husband--except for in bed, where sex has always left her a bit short of the finish line. When the problem drives her husband to leave her suddenly for one of his high school students, Pri
9.
Piggie (2005)
Fannie is a troubled young woman living with her father on the family farm. Scarred by her mother's abandonment, the child-like Fannie lives inwardly, caring for her pigs and looking after an elderly woman, while channeling her bottled up sexuality into lilting, evocative country songs. Until, that
10.
Hide & Seek (2005) as Steven
"Come out, come out, wherever you are!" That command is familiar to everyone who has played the children's game, Hide and Seek. The words and game take us back to an innocent carefree time in our lives, where the simple goal was to find hiding playmates. Many children could even enjoy a spirited game with imaginary friends. But then, imaginary friends can sometimes seem so real For young Emily Callaway, her games of Hide and Seek with an imaginary friend named Charlie have become anything but simple and innocent. Instead, she finds herself in the middle of a series of increasingly nightmarish acts that even her father David cannot stop. Who--or what--is Charlie? David wonders. How can an "imaginary" entity have this kind of hold on her? Maybe Charlie is not imaginary at all, but instead a flesh-and-blood, malevolent presence?
11.
Speak (2005)
High school freshman Melinda has found it increasingly more difficult to speak. She's perfectly healthy - but every time she goes to talk, her mouth becomes dry and her throat tight. It is soon revealed that Melinda's inability to speak was sparked by a rape she suffered at the beginning of the su
12.
Connie and Carla (2004) as Rudy
Connie and Carla are two small-town 'girls' whose dreams of stardom have taken them nowhere. From their debut in a school cafeteria to their current gig slinging drinks and belting out tunes at a Midwestern airport lounge, the singing and dancing duo simply refuse to let the less-than-enthusiastic crowd response dampen their showbiz drive. For Connie and Carla, everything's coming up roses, naysaying boyfriends and snoring audience members notwithstanding. The girls lose one of their few supporters when their boss Frank ends up on the wrong end of a criminal deal--a scene they unfortunately happen to witness. Quicker than a fast change in the second act, Connie and Carla pack up their battered dreams and extensive assortment of wigs and costumes and hit the road, running for their lives. Convinced the killers will never look for them in a place utterly devoid of culture, the pair ends up in the Land of Dreamers, Los Angeles. In a new place with new identities, they create a cover (with a lot of cover-up) that makes them the toast of the town--headlining in a local drag club, they soon find the acclaim that has always eluded them, singing the show tunes they've always loved. Being famous is their dream come true--who cares if includes a tiny little lie? But trying to keep their secret turns out to be a real drag, especially when Connie meets Jeff, a real nice guy with whom she'd really like to be a real girl.
13.
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) as Instructor Jenks
Young, energetic, and focused on a top career in the growing television industry, Chuck Barris finds himself being followed by a suspicious character who quickly lures him into a secretive and dangerous world: that of a CIA operative. While Barris gains notoriety as a dynamic television producer--cr
14.
No Such Thing (2001) as The Monster
Disgusted with human evolution and a society driven by instant gratification and voyeuristic sensationalism, a foul-mouthed Monster kills anyone who crosses his path. When a news crew sent to investigate the Monster disappears, their ratings-obsessed boss sends a guileless young woman to follow up o
15.
Bright Shining Lie, A (1998) as Captain Frank Drummond
Based on Neil Sheehan's Pulitzer Prixe-winning book, which tells the true story of John Paul Vann, one of the first U.S. senior military advisers sent to Vietnam. Initially determined to defeat the Communists, Vann soon realized that the way in which the war was being fought made victory impossible. He saw that the U.S. government was supporting a corrupt regime in South Vietnam, which had no intention of carrying out the reforms they espoused. Vann shared this information, becoming a major source for American journalists critical of the war. After he returned home in 1964, Vann became bored with domestic life and returned to Vietnam in 1965 as a civilian to help the war's victims. Following Richard Nixon's election as president, Vann was appointed a civilian general, the first in history, for his efforts. While serving in this capacity, Vann was killed in a helicopter crash in 1972.
16.
Cop Land (1997) as Officer B
A partially deaf New Jersery sheriff must investigate the NYPD officers he idolizes--potentially exposing the evil doings of some of New York's finest.
17.
First Love, Last Rites (1997) as Henry
Joey and Sissel share a one-room house as a couple intent on learning all they can about each other. Sissel is estranged from her parents, but she wants Joey to meet her father, Henry, a talkative Vietnam vet whose interests range from Eastern culture to fishing. The two men eventually become partne
18.
If Lucy Fell (1996) as Handsome Man
Therapist Lucy Ackerman's thirtieth birthday is a month away, and the pact that she and her best friend, painter Joe MacGonaughgill, made years ago may now have to be honored. They vowed to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge if they didn't find love before turning thirty. Joe somehow finds the courage to make the big leap: he finally speaks to his ravishing neighbor, a woman he's been watching -- and painting -- through his bedroom window for years. Lucy ends a less-than-meaningful relationship with a guy named Dick and meets Bwick, an eccentric, yet charming and successful painter who could be "the one." With their date on (and off) the bridge looming, Lucy and Joe find true love after all.
19.
Killer: A Journal of Murder (1996) as R.G. Greiser
"Killer: A Journal of Murder" chronicles the remarkable relationship that develops between two men in the 1920s--Carl Panzram, an intelligent yet ruthlessly vicious Leavenworth prison inmate who is one of America's first serial murderers, and Henry Lesser, the sympathetic guard who encourages Panzra
20.
Somewhere in the City (1996) as Frankie
A bittersweet New York comedy, inspired by Maxim Gorki's "The Lower Depths," whose six central characters all live in the same Lower East Side tenement. Betty is a gangly, unlucky in love therapist who takes Lu Lu under her wing to help with her Americanization. Che is a trust fund radical who is t
21.
Fled (1996) as Pat Schiller
Ghost. Gone. Audi. Fled. However you say it, the goal's the same: to get someplace other than where you are. And fast. Piper and Dodge recognize this. Whether their escape was planned or not, during the next 72 hours these convicts will put some serious moves in motion. On foot, by truck, car, motor
22.
Thinner (1996) as Billy Halleck
A prominent member of local society, Billy Halleck is self-conscious about his waistline, but his extra pounds don't slow him down in the courtroom, where his latest triumph is to win the acquittal--and gratitude--of Mafioso Richie Ginelli. His weakness for food, however, inspires a terrible curse that is placed on him after he negligently, though accidentally, runs down an old Gypsy woman and conspires with influential friends to sidestep responsibility for the deed. Billy may have evaded punishment in the courts, but he can't escape justice at the hands of the victim's ancient father, Tadzu Lempke, who lays a Gypsy curse on him that shrivels not only his body but his heart as well. As Billy begins to waste away, he pleads with Ginelli to help him force Lempke to life the curse. The gangster's brutal way of dealing with Lempke and his fellow Gypsies, however, pushes the increasingly emaciated Billy farther down the path of spiritual decay.
23.
Grave, The (1996) as J Cole
A black comedy parable about two convicts who escape from prison and set their sights on unearthing a mysterious treasure hidden in the grave of a long-dead millionaire.
24.
Flirt (1995) as Men'S Room--Man No 2 (New York)
Dizzying and deadpan in the best Hartley style, "Flirt" begins in New York City with the story of Bill, whose girlfriend gives him an ultimatum a few hours before leaving for a trip to Paris: make a commitment or end the relationship. Asking for ninety minutes to think it over, he sets out to invest
25.
Dust Devil (1993) as Dust Devil
A woman on the run from her abusive husband falls in love with a mysterious killer.
26.
Heaven and Earth (1993) as Gi Paul
A Vietnamese women struggles with conflict throughout thew war, only to fall in love with a US officer.
27.
Far Off Place, A (1993) as Paul Parker
Two young kids elude the poachers who killed their family and escape with the help of a black tribesman.
28.
Tombstone (1993) as Frank Mclaury
A retired lawman straps on his guns one more time to fight a vicious outlaw band.
29.
Robocop 3 (1993) as Robocop/Alex J Murphy
Robocop fights a group of developers who try to steal land from the rightful owners.
30.
Simple Men (1992) as Bill Mccabe
Story about two brothers, a scholar and a small-time criminal, who search for their 1960s radical father who vanished 23 years earlier.
31.
Rambling Rose (1991) as Police Chief Dave Wilkie
A warmly comic drama set in the South in 1935 about a housemaid's sensual effect on the oddball family she works for.
32.
It's Always Something (1990) as Jungmeier
A television movie airing as part of "The ABC Saturday Mystery." Kojak's former top detective, Crocker, is now a brilliant assistant district attorney who sets out to prosecute Detective Blake for the murder of a call girl found dead in his bed.
33.
Unbelievable Truth, The (1989) as Josh Hutton
Audry is supposed to be on her way to college, but when she becomes pre-occupied with a mysterious mechanic out on parole for supposedly killing the father of his one-time sweetheart, her life unravels in ways both distressing and wonderful. A stylish and odd paean to love and unknowable truth.
34.
The Chosen (1981) as Levi Saunders
Boys from different Judaic traditions build a friendship across cultural boundaries.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

35.
From the Earth to the Moon (1998) as Bill Anders
Series based on America's Apollo space program from 1961 to 1972. Episodes include: the birth of the space program; the probe into the fatal launch-pad blaze of Apollo 1, January 27, 1967; the countdown to launch Apollo 7, October 1968; the first moon orbit by Apollo 8, December 1968; Apollos 9 and

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

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