Jere Burns Bio, Wife, Age, Net Worth, Breaking Bad and Tv Shows

Jere Burns Biography

Jere Burns (Full name- Jere Eugene Burns II) is an American actor who has appeared in theatre productions and on television. He was born on October 15, 1954, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

Burns played the roles of ladies’ man Kirk Morris on the television series Dear John, DIA psychiatrist Anson Fullerton on the television series Burn Notice, and Dixie Mafia middle-man Wynn Duffy on Justified.

Jere Eugene Burns II was born to a gown and cap manufacturer in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Burns was drawn to acting late in college. He moved to Manhattan and was cast in the title role in Don Juan at the New York Shakespeare Festival, after graduating from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1980.

Jere Burns Spouse | Wife

Jere Burns got married to Melissa Keeler in 1982 before they divorced in 1996 after 16 years of marriage. In 1997, he married Kathleen Kinmont. The marriage ended in divorce two years later in 1999.

Burns then got married to Leslie Cohen in 2008. The marriage lasted ten years before ending in divorce in 2018. Currently, Burns is probably single as there is no information regarding any recent marriage. In total, he has four children.

Jere Burns Age

Born on October 15, 1954, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Burns is an actor in theater and Television. He is 64 years old as of 2018.

Jere Burns Breaking Bad

Burns appeared in AMC’s series Breaking Bad in 2010, as the group leader for a Narcotics Anonymous meeting as a part of a Twelve-Step Program, which main character Jesse Pinkman attended. Created and produced by Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad is an American neo-Western crime drama television series.

From January 20, 2008 to September 29, 2013, the show originally aired on AMC for five seasons. It is set and filmed in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The series tells the story of Walter White (Bryan Cranston), a struggling and depressed high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with stage-3 lung cancer.

Together with his former student Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul), White turns to a life of crime by producing and selling crystallized methamphetamine to secure his family’s financial future before he dies, while navigating the dangers of the criminal world. The title comes from the Southern colloquialism “breaking bad” which means to “raise hell” or turn to a life of crime.

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Jere Burns Net Worth | Salary

Jere Burns has amassed a hefty amount of income from his acting career. He currently appears in the lead role in the TV series Angie Tribeca, where he receives nearly $50K salary for each episode. Burns has an estimated net worth of $5 million net worth.

Jere Burns Tv Shows

Jere Burns made his television debut in a small role on ABC’s Mom’s On Strike in 1984. He had a recurring role as rapist James Fitzsimmons on Hill Street Blues and body collector Breugel on Max Headroom. Burns landed the role of sleazy Kirk Morris on Dear John in 1988. He appeared in the William Lustig film Hit List in 1989, as Jared Riley.

Burns appeared as the villainous Cade Dalton on the NBC miniseries The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991), hateful Vice-President of Sales Pete Schmidt on Bob (1993), a member of the feuding family in Greedy (1994), Jack Farrell in Something So Right (1996), and Ben Stuart in Life-Size.

Jere Burns portrayed the title character’s brother in “The Trouble with Harry”, an episode of the series Twice in a Lifetime directed by David Winning (2000); Frank Alfonse on Good Morning, Miami (2002); Keith on The King of Queens (2006); Michael on Help Me Help You (2006); and Dr. Jim on Surviving Suburbia (2007) Soldier on plane, uncredited, Transformers; (2009). Burns starred as an FBI agent in the movie Otis (2008). Other screen credits include Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001).