Brendan Burke

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Birthday
8, 1988
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Feb 5, 2010 (21)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1988
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Feb 5, 2010 (21)

About

Canadian hockey player who was killed in a car accident in 2010. He is remembered for being one of the few openly gay hockey players and for his activism within the LGBT community.

Before Fame

He was born in Vancouver and played college hockey at Miami University.

Trivia

The Brendan Burke Internship was founded by U.S.A. Hockey in his honor in 2010.

Family Life

His father is former Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke.

Associated With

He and former NBA player John Amaechi are two of the most prominent gay athletes.

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