|Occupation Actor, film director|
Name Bobby Burns
|Years active 1908-1952|
|Full Name Robert Paul Burns|
Born September 1, 1878 (1878-09-01) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died January 16, 1966(1966-01-16) (aged 87) Los Angeles, California
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Robert Paul "Bobby" Burns (September 1, 1878 – January 16, 1966) was an American film actor and director. He appeared in 201 films between 1908 and 1952 as well as directing 13 films between 1915 and 1916. Burns was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and died in Los Angeles, California.
He played Pokes in the Pokes and Jabbs silent comedies of the mid 1910s, with Walter Stull as Jabbs and frequently featuring Babe (Oliver) Hardy. Later supporting Oliver Hardy again in his partnership with Stan Laurel at the Hal Roach Studios in several of their early short comedies and feature films.