Burton Gilliam Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 30 Apr, 2021
Facts of Burton Gilliam
Date of Birth: 1938 , August-9
Age: 83 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Birth Name Burton Gilliam
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Dallas, Texas, USA
Profession Actor
Net Worth $3 million
Married Yes
Married to Susan
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Burton Gilliam is an American actor who is very famous for his appearance in several movies of the 70s including Blazing Saddles and Paper Moon. Also, he has lent his voice to several movies, series, and video games.

Short-Bio of Burton Gilliam

Burton Gilliam was born under the birth sign Leo on August 9, 1938, in Dallas, Texas, USA. He is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

For education, he went to Woodrow Wilson High School and graduated from there in 1956 and he was also inducted into the school's hall of fame in 2004. Apart from this, there is no information related to her parents and siblings.

His Personal Life: Married Thrice and Father of Three

The 81 years old actor, Burton Gilliam has married thrice. Firstly he shared the wedding vows with Carolyn M. Reed on December 7, 1968, after some years of a dating relationship. Unfortunately, after some months, they separated and their divorce got finalized on April 23, 1969. Together they shared 1 kid.

Burton Gilliam with his wife Susan

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Following year, he got married to Sheila K. Brown on September 19, 1970. However, on April 22, 1974, they divorced without citing any reasons for it.

As of now, he is married to Susan, however, the detail on their wedding ceremony is unknown as they never prefer to share. The pair have shared two kids. Also, he has four grandchildren. One of his granddaughter Hollie Vise is a world champion gymnast.

His Net Worth and Career Detail!!!

The actor who has spent more than 47 years of his career in the acting industry has earned a huge amount of money from his career. As of 2020, his net worth is calculated to be around $3 million.

While talking about his career in detail, he started acting back in 1973 and has been able to garner more than 90 acting credits under his name. His first role was in Paper Moon as Desk Clerk Floyd.  The other cast of the show includes Madeline Kahn, Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal.

Some of his notable TV works include Love, American Style, Cannon, Alice, How the West Was Won, B.J., and the Bear, Flo, Knight Rider, Gun Shy, The A-Team, The Fall Guy, The Master, Hail to the Chief, Mama's Family, Out of This World, Evening Shade, Weird Science, The Wonderful World of Disney, Walker, Texas Ranger, Bail Out.

Also, he has movie credits which include Farewell, My Lovely, Honeymoon in Vegas, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, The Terror Within II, Fletch, Gator, Telefon, among others.

Before starting his career as an actor, he was a boxer a part of the Cast Guard's boxing team. He won 201 bouts out of 217. The 6 feet 1 inch 145 lbs man worked in boxing for decades as he also worked as a referee.

Also see: Connie GuttersenChriselle LimJulie Sariñana

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