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George Burns Overview:

Legendary actor, George Burns, was born Nathan Birnbaum on Jan 20, 1896 in New York City, NY. Burns died at the age of 100 on Mar 9, 1996 in Beverly Hills, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.

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He was honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures, Television and Live Performance. George Burns's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #144 on Jan 25, 1979. In addition, Burns was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame and was immortalized on a US postal stamp in 2009. Burns was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Daughter Sandra Burns adopted 1934, son Ronnie Burns adopted 1935.

His first marriage was in name only. In the early 1920s he was doing a ballroom dancing act with Hannah Siegal, and they were offered a 36-week contract to go out on the road. When her dad objected to her traveling with a young man outside the bonds of matrimony, George and Hannah got married so as not to turn down the offer. When they returned from their three-month engagement, they divorced.

Was originally supposed to deliver the eulogy at the funeral of his best friend, Jack Benny, but he was so overcome with emotion after trying that he let someone else do it.

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