Jack Burns

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Birthday
15, 1933
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
15, 1933 (age 85)
Birthplace
Boston, MA

About

American stand-up comedian who was the voice behind Sid the Squid in the 1993 cartoon series the Animanics. He was the head writing on the first seasons of both Hee Haw and The Muppet Show.

Before Fame

He worked at the radio station KXOL in Texas with comedian partner George Carlin.

Trivia

He and comedian Michael Richards were involved in a staged on-air fight with Andy Kaufman on the show Fridays, which he wrote for.

Family Life

He married Violet Torre and lived with 11 cats for a while.

Associated With

The network attempted to replace Don Knotts with him on The Andy Griffith Show.