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George Burns

Portrait by Allan Warren, 1986
Born Nathan Birnbaum
January 20, 1896(1896-01-20)
New York City, New York, U.S

March 9, 1996(1996-03-09) (aged 100)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.

buried at: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California
Other names Nattie
Occupation Actor, comedian, writer
Years active 1902–1996
Spouse Gracie Allen
(1926–64; her death; 2 children)

George Burns (January 20, 1896– March 9, 1996), born Nathan Birnbaum, was an American comedian, actor, and writer.

He was well known for his comedy routines with his wife, Gracie Allen, involving her tall tales about her relatives. The Burns & Allen Show was broadcast on radio from 1942 to 1950[1] and on television from 1950 to 1958.[2]