Edward Burns is an American actor, director and writer. Burns, the son of a police officer and a federal agency manager, was born and raised in New York. Burns got his start in the entertainment industry during his college years when he was hired as a production assistant for the Oliver Stone movie, The Doors. Eventually, he earned a role in his first film, The Brothers McMullen. He has also appeared in other movies, such as Saving Private Ryan, Life or Something Like It and Sidewalks of New York. Shop Walmart for everyday low prices on dramatic DVDs and international movies featuring Edward Burns.