Ric Burns

Producer | Writer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
American Experience (1991-2018) | New York: A Documentary Film (1999-2003) | The Civil War (1990)
AWARDS 
Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 10 wins & 14 nominations More »
BORN 
1955 (age 62)

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Past Film & Video (13 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (14 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Director (11 episodes, 1991), Producer (11 episodes, 1991), Writer (7 episodes, 1992), Executive Producer (3 episodes, 1999), Writer (2 episodes, 2012), Co-Director (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1991–2018 13
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  • Primary photo for VA: The Human Cost of WarVA: The Human Cost of War (TV Movie) Director  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Mayflower Pilgrims: Behind the MythThe Mayflower Pilgrims: Behind the Myth (TV Movie) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The PilgrimsThe Pilgrims (TV Movie) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Producer (3 episodes, 2006), Director (2 episodes, 2006), Writer (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006–2015 3
  • Primary photo for Freedom RidersFreedom Riders (TV Series) Director, Writer , Producer  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for The Life and Times of Frida KahloThe Life and Times of Frida Kahlo (TV Movie) Creative Advisor  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Columbia: A CelebrationColumbia: A Celebration (TV Movie) Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for New York: A Documentary FilmNew York: A Documentary Film (TV Series) Director (8 episodes, 1999), Writer (8 episodes, 1999), Producer (7 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2003 8
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  • Primary photo for Ansel Adams: A Documentary FilmAnsel Adams: A Documentary Film (TV Movie) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Concert for New York CityThe Concert for New York City (TV Special) Director (segments: New York: A Documentary Film)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Way WestThe Way West (TV Movie) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Civil WarThe Civil War (TV Mini-series) Writer (9 episodes, 1990), Co-Producer (8 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 9
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  • Primary photo for The CongressThe Congress (TV Movie) Writer (additional writing)  Less 1988
Self (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for On the MoneyOn the Money (TV Series) Himself - Filmmaker (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Men at LunchMen at Lunch Himself, documentary film director  Less 2012 $2K / —
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–2012
  • Primary photo for Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as HimselfPlimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself Himself  Less 2012

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