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Biography

Kevin L. Burke ("KB") will portray news reporter, 'Henry Hunter' in the 2018 film, "Finding Christmas." KB recently played the role of "Mr. Hill" in the film, "Education in Love" and will appear as a restaurant patron in "The Woods Talk." KB has appeared on stage in more than 25 theatre productions, television shows, and commercials. He has also performed voice work with "Star Trek: Outlaws." KB was awarded Johnson City Community Theatre's Best Actor of 2007 for his roles in "The Mousetrap" and "Christmas Belles.

KB portrayed, 'Reverend Lorentz' in the historical drama, "Thunder Over Carolina" at the Lincoln Theatre Guild in Lincolnton, North Carolina from May 12-20, 2017.

KB played, 'Henry' in the classic musical, "The Fantastics" at the Kings Mountain Little Theatre from March 10 - March 18, 2017.

KB portrayed landlord, 'Gil Schmidt' in the raucous comedy, "Nana's Naughty Knickers" at the Lincoln Theatre Guild in Lincolnton, North Carolina from February 10-19, 2017.

KB played a variety of funny roles in the zany, fast-paced comedy, "The 39 Steps" at the Kings Mountain Little Theatre from September 30 - October 8, 2016.

KB played numerous characters in the hilarious Christmas spectacle, "Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some)" at The Little Theater of Gastonia from November 12 - 21, 2015.

KB played 'Jemmy Rathbone' and 'Squire John Trelawney' in "Treasure Island" at Greater Shelby Community Theatre from July 17 - July 26, 2015.

KB played 'Deputy Shefiff John Curtis Buntner' in the hilarious comedy, "Southern Hospitality" at Kings Mountain Little Theatre. The production ran February 27 - March 7, 2015.

KB appeared as Hollywood Director, 'Billy Einhorn' in the dramatic comedy, "The House of Blue Leaves" which ran from November 13 - 22, 2014 at The Little Theater of Gastonia.

KB performed "Heartbreak Hotel" as the 'King of Rock 'n Roll, Elvis Presley' in "The Stars Come Out on the Catawba Queen" on May 4, 2014 at The Pease Auditorium on the campus of Central Piedmont Community College.

KB was in The Little Theater of Gastonia's production of, "An Inspector Calls" from February 6 - 15, 2014. KB played the role of the dominant and arrogant, 'Arthur Billing' in this thrilling "mystery with a message."

KB portrayed the lovable 'Dr. Hubert Bonney' in the hilarious comedy, "It Runs in the Family" at The Little Theater of Gastonia from November 14 - 23, 2013. This was KB's first comedic North Carolina performance since his high school days.

KB played 'Judge Kenneth Norris' in the intense and powerful drama, "Judgment at Nuremberg" from November 8-17, 2012 at Abbey Players and Belmont Community Theatre on the campus of Belmont Abbey College - KB's alma mater!

KB played 'Thomas Huxley' in the insightful comedy entitled, "Darwin in Malibu" from March 30 until April 21, 2012 at The Mobtown Players Theatre in Baltimore, Maryland.

KB performed as 'Morose' in "Epicoene: Or, The Silent Woman" at The Mobtown Players Theater in Baltimore, Maryland from September 23 - October 15, 2011.

KB played corporate executive 'Warren Gillie' in the hilarious play "The Solid Gold Cadillac" at the Community Players Theatre (Bloomington, Illinois) from February 24 - March 12, 2011.

KB played the role of 'Staff Sergeant (Froggy) LeSueur' in the play, "The Foreigner." TF is a laugh-out-loud comedy about a painfully shy Englishman named Charlie, forced to spend a few days at a bed-and-breakfast in rural Georgia. The character of 'Froggy' is a no-nonsense RAF sergeant who sets the whole show in motion with his misguided attempt to help Charlie. The Springfield Theatre Centre's performances of "The Foreigner" occurred at the Hoogland Center for the Arts from March 12-21, 2010.Carolina Talent Agency

KB performed as 'Doug Laws, Dr. Cantway, Conrad Miller, Rob Debree, and Newsperson #2' in the ensemble production of "The Laramie Project" with the Springfield Theatre Centre at the Hoogland Center for the Arts from November 6 - 15, 2009.

KB reprised his role as 'Dub Dubberly' in "Southern Hospitality" at JCCT from June 5 - 21, 2009, receiving praise from the playwrights. "Southern Hospitality" was the the much-anticipated continuing comedy sequel to "Dearly Beloved" and "Christmas Belles."

From December 5 - 20, 2008 at JCCT, KB portrayed 'Bernard' in the side-splitting comedy with more twists than a corkscrew, "Don't Dress for Dinner." DDD was a smash hit in Paris, where it played for over two years, and in London, where critical acclaim greeted the Apollo Theatre production.

KB played 'Thomas Putnam' in the Jonesborough Repertory Theatre version of "The Crucible" from October 30 through November 9, 2008. The Crucible, which won a 1953 Tony Award for 'Best Play,' is set in Salem, Massachusetts in the backdrop of the infamous Salem Witch Trials.

From June 6 - 21, 2008 at JCCT, KB played 'Fred the Governor' in the hilarious political comedy that puts the fun in funerals, "Lying In State."

KB played 'Bob Ewell' in the literary classic "To Kill a Mockingbird" from April 11 - 26, 2008 at JCCT.

From February 14 - 24, 2008, KB played the beloved 'Elwood P. Dowd' in the classic play "Harvey" at the JRT. "Harvey" has been a favorite since it was brought to the Broadway stage in 1944, winning the Pulitzer Prize for drama and ran for almost 4 years. "Harvey" came to movie theatres in 1950 with Jimmy Stewart playing 'Elwood P. Dowd.' Stewart also played Dowd on stage for six months in London.

From November 30 - December 16, 2007, KB reprised his role as Texas husband and father, 'Dub Dubberly' in the JCCT production of "Christmas Belles" - the hilarious sequel to "Dearly Beloved."

KB played 'Detective Sergeant Trotter' in Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" at the JCCT from October 5-20, 2007.

KB played 'Dub Dubberly' in "Dearly Beloved" at the JCCT which ran June 1-16, 2007, garnering praise from the Asheville, North Carolina playwrights.

KB played the role of 'Roger Spelding' at Jonesborough Repertory Theater on November 18 & 19, 2006 in "Visit to a Small Planet."

From October 13 - 28, KB was 'Mike Talman' in the Johnson City Community Theater 2006 production of the thriller, "Wait Until Dark."

KB performed as 'Gordon Pugh' in the Johnson City Community Theatre December 2 - 17, 2005, production of "The Farndale Ladies Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of A Christmas Carol."