Burnie Burns Biography
(Screenplay Writer, Actor, Entrepreneur, Filmmaker)
Birthday: January 18, 1973 (Capricorn)
Born In: Rochester, New York, United States
Burnie Burns (Michael Justin Burns) is a popular American writer, actor, producer, host, comedian and director. He is best known as the co-founder of the production company, Rooster Teeth. Burnie is partially credited for revolutionizing the media industry by popularizing Machinima, a technology which uses computer graphics engines to produce cinematic production. He has also ventured into the fields of hosting and podcasting, where he happens to be a well-known entity. His first major work was ‘Red vs. Blue: The Blood Gulch Chronicles’, a web series that turned Burnie into an overnight internet sensation. The series was created using the popular game ‘Halo’ and was appreciated for its wicked sense of humour and the originality factor. He later joined the video game designing company, Electronic Arts, which hired Burns to create a promotional video for their upcoming game ‘The Sims 2’. Burns went on to star in the film ‘Lazer Team’, where he also served as a co-writer. In 2015, The Hollywood Reporter, a multi-platform magazine, recognized the immense talent that he possessed and awarded him a place in ‘Top 25 Digital Stars’.