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Fred Burns (I) (1878–1955)

Fred Burns was born on April 24, 1878 in Fort Keogh, Montana, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The California Mail (1929), Martyrs of the Alamo (1915) and Vengeance - and the Woman (1917). He died on July 18, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The California Mail John Harrison
Martyrs of the Alamo Captain Dickinson
Bound in Morocco Bandit Chief


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 1947 Saddle Pals
Rancher (uncredited)
 1946 Santa Fe Uprising
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1946 Rio Grande Raiders
Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 In Old Sacramento
Miner (uncredited)
 1944 Raiders of Ghost City
Townsman (uncredited)
 1944 Marshal of Reno
Townsman (uncredited)
 1944 Lumberjack
Squatter (uncredited)
 1943 Raiders of Sunset Pass
Deaf Cowhand (uncredited)
 1943 Boss of Rawhide
Townsman (uncredited)
 1943 Man from Music Mountain
Rescott (uncredited)
 1943 A Lady Takes a Chance
Team Driver (uncredited)
 1943 Wagon Tracks West
Townsman (uncredited)
 1943 Silver Spurs
Buckboard Driver (uncredited)
 1943 Bordertown Gun Fighters
Townsman (uncredited)
 1943 Song of Texas
Race Official (uncredited)
 1943 Riders of the Rio Grande
Townsman (uncredited)
 1943 Calling Wild Bill Elliott
Man at Church Service (uncredited)
 1943 Idaho
Ed - Board Member (uncredited)
 1942 The Valley of Vanishing Men
Murdered Miner / Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Heart of the Golden West
Clem Buffington (uncredited)
 1942 The Lone Prairie
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1942 King of the Stallions
Army Captain (uncredited)
 1942 Bells of Capistrano
Barfly (uncredited)
 1942 Sunset Serenade
Langdon (uncredited)
 1942 Shadows on the Sage
Sheriff Blink (uncredited)
 1942 Sons of the Pioneers
 1942 Stardust on the Sage
Rancher (uncredited)
 1942 Sunset on the Desert
Jim Prentiss
 1942 The Bashful Bachelor
Man on Telephone (uncredited)
 1942 South of Santa Fe
Rancher (uncredited)
 1942 Cowboy Serenade
Posse Rider (uncredited)
 1942 Man from Cheyenne
Harry (uncredited)
 1942 Arizona Terrors
Rancher (uncredited)
 1941 Red River Valley
Cattle Rancher (uncredited)
 1941 Sierra Sue
Carnival Spectator (uncredited)
 1941 Jesse James at Bay
Homesteader (uncredited)
 1941 Roaring Frontiers
Fred - Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1941 Down Mexico Way
Barbeque Guest (uncredited)
 1941 Bad Man of Deadwood
Colorado Jack Breen (uncredited)
 1941 Rawhide Rangers
Rancher (uncredited)
 1941 Sunset in Wyoming
Bob Clayton - Rancher (uncredited)
 1941 Nevada City
Railroad Worker (uncredited)
 1941 Desert Bandit
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 Sheriff of Tombstone
Mine Owner (uncredited)
 1941 The Singing Hill
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1941 In Old Cheyenne
Rancher Pa Whipple (uncredited)
 1941 Ridin' the Cherokee Trail
Wyatt - Rancher
 1941 Robin Hood of the Pecos
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 Doomed Caravan
Luke (uncredited)
 1941 Wyoming Wildcat
Townsman at the Dance (uncredited)
 1940 The Border Legion
Miner (uncredited)
 1940 Thundering Frontier
Hank Loomis
 1940 Three Men from Texas
Rancher (uncredited)
 1940 Young Bill Hickok
Mr. Waddell (uncredited)
 1940 Under Texas Skies
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1940 Colorado
Sheriff Jeff Harkins
 1940 Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride
Rancher Allen (uncredited)
 1940 The Ranger and the Lady
Winslow - Freighter (uncredited)
 1940 Carolina Moon
Rodeo Official (uncredited)
 1940 The Carson City Kid
Townsman Wanting Hanging (uncredited)
 1940 Adventures of Red Ryder
Cattleman Jackson [Ch. 3] (uncredited)
 1940 Rocky Mountain Rangers
Shotgun Rider (uncredited)
 1940 Texas Stagecoach
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1940 Gaucho Serenade
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1940 Young Buffalo Bill
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1940 Ghost Valley Raiders
Townsman (uncredited)
 1939 Days of Jesse James
Muncie Sheriff
 1939 Saga of Death Valley
Wilson (uncredited)
 1939 Rovin' Tumbleweeds
Rancher Taylor (uncredited)
 1939 Taming of the West
Lem Gardener (uncredited)
 1939 The Arizona Kid
 1939 In Old Monterey
Fred (uncredited)
 1939 New Frontier
Fiddle Player (uncredited)
 1939 Wall Street Cowboy
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1939 Colorado Sunset
Radio Listener (uncredited)
 1939 In Old Caliente
Settler (uncredited)
 1939 Western Caravans
Street Dancer (uncredited)
 1939 Frontier Pony Express
Marshal in St. Jo (uncredited)
 1939 Southward Ho!
Doctor (uncredited)
 1939 Rough Riders' Round-up
1st Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1939 The Lone Ranger Rides Again
Long - Cavalry Officer (Ch. 15) (uncredited)
 1939 Home on the Prairie
Posse Rider (uncredited)
 1939 Arizona Legion
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1939 The Thundering West
Stage Driver Lafe (uncredited)
 1938 Rio Grande
Rancher Jackson (uncredited)
 1938 Rhythm of the Saddle
Rancher (uncredited)
 1938 Prairie Moon
Square Dancer (uncredited)
 1938 Overland Stage Raiders
Rancher (uncredited)
 1938 In Old Mexico
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Billy the Kid Returns
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Sunset Trail
Trail Patrol Member (uncredited)
 1938 Painted Desert
Miner (uncredited)
 1938 Under Western Stars
Rankin (uncredited)
 1938 Outlaws of Sonora
Cattleman (uncredited)
 1938 Rawhide
Rancher Driving Buckboard (uncredited)
 1938 The Lone Ranger
Texan (Ch. 15) (uncredited)
 1938 The Old Barn Dance
Farmer (uncredited)
 1938 The Purple Vigilantes
Townsman (uncredited)
 1937 Outlaws of the Prairie
Hank - Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1937 Springtime in the Rockies
Rancher Harris
 1937 The Old Wyoming Trail
Stagecoach Guard (uncredited)
 1937 The Trigger Trio
Cattleman (uncredited)
 1937 Trailing Trouble
Sheriff Jake Jones
 1937 Western Gold
Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Rustlers' Valley
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1937 Empty Holsters
Townsman (uncredited)
 1937 North of the Rio Grande
Juror (uncredited)
 1937 Two-Fisted Sheriff
Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
 1937 The Law Commands
Farmer (uncredited)
 1937 Gunsmoke Ranch
Livery Stable Owner (uncredited)
 1937 Git Along Little Dogies
Bank Customer (uncredited)
 1936 California Mail
Hank Ferguson
 1936 The Sunday Round-Up (Short)
Townsman (uncredited)
 1936 Hopalong Cassidy Returns
Rancher (uncredited)
 1936 The Vigilantes Are Coming
Vigilante (uncredited)
 1936 Oh, Susanna!
Cottonwood Sheriff Jones
 1936 Too Much Beef
 1936 The Fugitive Sheriff
Courthouse Deputy (uncredited)
 1936 O'Malley of the Mounted
Townsman (uncredited)
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Tolliver Clan Member (uncredited)
 1936/I Custer's Last Stand
Wagon Driver (uncredited)
 1935 Swifty
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1935 The Law of 45's
Sheriff Tom
 1935 Lawless Range
Rancher (uncredited)
 1935 Westward Ho
Vigilante (uncredited)
 1935 The Phantom Empire
Muranian Priest (uncredited)
 1935 Blazing Guns
Vigilante (uncredited)
 1934 The Prescott Kid
Townsman (uncredited)
 1934 The Brand of Hate
Fiddle Player (uncredited)
 1934 The Red Rider
Townsman (Ch. 2) (uncredited)
 1934 Honor of the Range
Townsman (uncredited)
 1934 Wheels of Destiny
Settler (uncredited)
 1933 Jaws of Justice
Man at Dance (uncredited)
 1933 War of the Range
Sheriff Ben Barlow
 1933 The Trail Drive
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1933 Man of the Forest
Fred (uncredited)
 1933 Gordon of Ghost City
Barfly (uncredited)
 1933 The Fiddlin' Buckaroo
Townsman Hitching Tarzan to Rail (uncredited)
 1933 Trailing North
Ranger Jim Powers
 1933 Under the Tonto Rim
Deputy (uncredited)
 1933 The Dude Bandit
Sheriff Jim
 1933 The Thundering Herd
Man Exiting Store (uncredited)
 1933 Drum Taps
Rancher (uncredited)
 1933 The Mysterious Rider
Rancher (uncredited)
 1932 The Wyoming Whirlwind
Stage Driver Harper (uncredited)
 1932 Flaming Guns
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1932 Law and Lawless
Blaine - Rancher (uncredited)
 1932 The Cowboy Counsellor
Juror (uncredited)
 1932 The Big Stampede
Rancher (uncredited)
 1932 Heritage of the Desert
Bob Burns (uncredited)
 1932 The Fourth Horseman
Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Broadway to Cheyenne
Rancher (uncredited)
 1932 The Last Frontier
Fred (uncredited)
 1932 Fighting for Justice
Tim's Ranch Foreman (uncredited)
 1932 Ride Him, Cowboy
Vigilante Member (uncredited)
 1932 The Texas Bad Man
Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Riders of the Desert
Ranger (uncredited)
 1932 The Rider of Death Valley
Rigby Rider (uncredited)
 1932 The Texas Tornado
 1932 The Saddle Buster
Dan Hurn
 1932 One Man Law
Rancher Starting Race (uncredited)
 1932 Partners
Sheriff Sam (uncredited)
 1931 Freighters of Destiny
 1931 Near the Trail's End
Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 The Hard Hombre
Man in Gunfight (uncredited)
 1931 Arizona Terror
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1931 Sundown Trail
Station Agent (uncredited)
 1931 Branded
Prestonville Sheriff
 1931 Law of the Rio Grande
1st Sheriff (uncredited)
 1931 The Fighting Sheriff
Posse Rider (uncredited)
 1931 The Texas Ranger
Rufus - Homesteader (uncredited)
 1931 The Sunrise Trail
Sheriff Jim
 1930 Fighting Thru; or, California in 1878
Sheriff Miles Clay
 1930 Rogue of the Rio Grande
Deputy (uncredited)
 1930 The Apache Kid's Escape
Bill Lang
 1930 Breed of the West
Townsman (uncredited)
 1930 Headin' North
U. S. Marshal Harrison
 1930 The Utah Kid
Rancher (uncredited)
 1930 Men Without Law
Sheriff Jim
 1930 Shadow Ranch
Trail Boss (uncredited)
 1930 The Oklahoma Cyclone
Bill Henderson (uncredited)
 1930 Mountain Justice
Sandy McTavish (uncredited)
 1930 The Cheyenne Kid
Sheriff Hank Bates
 1930 The Fighting Legion
Deputy (uncredited)
 1930 The Mounted Stranger
Steve Gary
 1930 Parade of the West
 1929 The Virginian
Fred (uncredited)
 1929 Rio Rita
Wilkins (uncredited)
 1929 Border Romance
Rustler (uncredited)
 1929 Tide of Empire
Vigilante (uncredited)
 1929 The California Mail
John Harrison
 1927 The Flying U Ranch
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1927 The Land Beyond the Law (uncredited)
 1927 Set Free
 1927 The Galloping Gobs
The sheriff
 1927 The Overland Stage
 1926 The Outlaw Express
'Borax' Jones
 1926 The Unknown Cavalier
 1926 The High Hand
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1926 Without Orders
Uncle 'Jody'
 1926 Wild to Go
Simon Purdy
 1926 The Grey Vulture
 1926 Haunted Range
Charlie Titus
 1925 O.U.T. West
 1925 Triple Action
Chief of Rangers
 1925 The Demon Rider
Sheriff Jim Lane
 1925 Wild West
Joe Miller
 1925 Speed Wild
Red Dugan
 1924 Breed of the Border
Deputy Leverie
 1924 The Western Wallop
Marshal Malloy
 1923 Cyclone Jones
Jack Thompson
 1923 100% Nerve (Short)
Neil Jarvis
 1921 Shadows of Conscience
Sheriff Bowers
 1920 Ruth of the Rockies
 1918 Bound in Morocco
Bandit Chief
 1917 Vengeance - and the Woman
Jim Morgan
 1917 Sunlight's Last Raid
Bill Warned
 1917 The Hero of the Hour
 1917 The Eyes of the World
Brian Oakley
 1916 A Mountain Nymph (Short)
The Revenue Officer
 1916 Mountain Blood (Short)
 1916 Sold for Marriage
A Policeman
 1916 The Good Bad-Man
 1916 Ben Blair
Tom Blair
 1915 Martyrs of the Alamo
Captain Dickinson
 1915 Jordan Is a Hard Road
McMahon Man
 1915 A Dark Horse (Short)
Will Haverly
 1915 Mike's Elopement (Short)
Pete - the Gypsy
 1915 The Buried Treasure (Short)
The Tourist
 1915 Doctor Jim (Short)
Dr. Jim Hilton
 1915 Bobby's Bandit (Short)
Sally's Father - the Village Constable
 1915 How Hazel Got Even (Short)
 1915 The Death Dice (Short)
 1915 The Birth of a Nation
Klansman (uncredited)
 1915 The Better Man (Short)
Lord Dunster
 1915 His Lesson (Short)
 1915 A Banakie Maiden (Short)
The Brave
 1914 At Dawn (Short)
 1914 The Forest Thieves (Short)
Asa Hatch
 1914 Who Shot Bud Walton? (Short)
 1914 The Saving Grace (Short)
Mr. Shipton - the Minister
 1914 Sierra Jim's Reformation (Short)
The Sheriff
 1914 Frenchy (Short)
Logan - the Ranch Foreman
 1914 The Wagon of Death (Short)
Paul Reynolds
 1914 The Tavern of Tragedy (Short)
 1914 Moonshine Molly (Short)
Henry Boone - Molly's Father
 1914 Down by the Sounding Sea (Short)
The Old Beachcomber
 1914 For the Sake of Kate (Short)
Arizona Dick
 1914 Home, Sweet Home
The Sheriff
 1913 Influence of the Unknown (Short)
Second Revenue Officer
 1913 An Unjust Suspicion (Short)
A Policeman (uncredited)
 1913 The Adopted Brother (Short)
The Deputy - Outside Sheriff's Office
 1913 An Indian's Loyalty (Short)
The Ranch Hand
 1913 During the Round-Up (Short)
The Foreman
 1913 The Transition (Short)
 1913 A Corner in Crooks (Short)
 1913 Polly at the Ranch (Short)
Bashful Bob
 1913 The Smoke from Lone Bill's Cabin (Short)
Lone Bill
 1912 The Spirit of the Range (Short)
 1912 Her Brother (Short)
Jim Seaton, Kate's Fiancé
 1912/I The Greater Love (Short)
Jack Manton - the Sheriff
 1912 The Craven (Short)
Tom Beckett - the Suitor
 1912 How States Are Made (Short)
Harvey Mattson - a Pioneer
 1912 A Girl of the West (Short)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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