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James Burke (actor)

Personal information
Birth dateSeptember 24, 1886
Place of birthNew York City, New York
Date of deathMay 23, 1968(age 81)
Death placeLos Angeles, California
OccupationFilm, television actor
SpouseEleanor Durkin (?-1957) (her death)

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James Burke (September 24, 1886 - May 23, 1968) was an American actor born in New York City. He made his stage debut in New York around 1912 and went to Hollywood in 1933. He made over 200 film appearances during his career, which ranged from 1932 to 1964. He appeared in The Maltese Falcon, At the Circus, Lone Star, and many others.

In the early 1950s, Burke appeared with Tom Conway in the ABC detective drama series then called Inspector Mark Saber -- Homicide Detective, later renamed, reformatted, and switched to NBC under the title Saber of London. From 1960-1961, Burke appeared in the role of Zeke Bonner in seven episodes of the ABC western television series Stagecoach West.

Burke suffered from a heart condition, which took his life at the age of eighty-one.

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