Australian Actor

Simon Burke

  • Oct 08, 1961 (age 58)
  • 5' 9" (1.75 m)
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2018
Dead Lucky
TV ShowJul 25, 2018

Dead Lucky

Dead Lucky is a four-part Australian crime thriller …
Dead Lucky is a four-part Australian crime thriller drama series, written and created by Ellie Beaumont and Drew Proffitt, that broadcast on SBS from 25 July 2018. The series, produced by Subtext Pictures and directed by David Caesar, follows Grace Gibbs (Rachel Griffiths), a detective obsessed with catching an armed robber who murdered one of her junior officers, who her new trainee Charlie (Yoson An) blames for the death of his best friend. The story surrounds a share-house of international students, a pair of corrupt shop owners, a grieving widow, and a gunman, who all collide, leaving one dead and another missing.
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2017
Dirt Tin
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MovieFeb 24, 2017

Dirt Tin

Paul wants nothing more than to get into the hottest club in …
Paul wants nothing more than to get into the hottest club in town, Dirt Tin, but Sam the bouncer just won't let him in. A new short film satirising Sydney's notorious lock out laws has turned out to be an online hit.
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2016
Deep Water
TV ShowOct 5, 2016

Deep Water

Deep Water is an Australian crime drama series screened on …
Deep Water is an Australian crime drama series screened on SBS from 5 October 2016. This four-part miniseries is a Blackfella Films' production, directed by Shawn Seet with Director of Photography Bruce Young.
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2015
Super Awesome!
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MovieMay 29, 2015

Super Awesome!

Can best friends Mark and Gary write, cast and rehearse a …
Can best friends Mark and Gary write, cast and rehearse a musical about marriage equality that's set to open a major theatre festival in six short weeks?
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2014
Devil's Playground
TV ShowSep 9, 2014

Devil's Playground

Devil's Playground is an Australian psychological thriller …
Devil's Playground is an Australian psychological thriller television series which premiered on Showcase on 9 September 2014. It was created as a sequel to the 1976 film, The Devil's Playground. The series begins in 1988 and follows the story of Tom Allen, a recently widowed psychiatrist and a secular counselor to the Catholic clergy, who becomes entangled in political and theological intrigue. Simon Burke reprised his role as Tom Allen.
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Temptation
TV ShowJul 14, 2014

Temptation

Temptation (Korean: 유혹; RR: Yuhok) is a 2014 South …
Temptation (Korean: 유혹; RR: Yuhok) is a 2014 South Korean television series starring Kwon Sang-woo, Choi Ji-woo, Lee Jung-jin and Park Ha-sun. It aired on SBS from July 14 to September 16, 2014 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 20 episodes. The drama reunites Choi Ji-woo and Kwon Sang-woo who both starred in the 2003 hit melodrama Stairway to Heaven.
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2012
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries
TV ShowFeb 24, 2012

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Miss Fisher's Murder …
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is an Australian drama television series. It was first broadcast on ABC on 24 February 2012. It is based on author Kerry Greenwood's historical mystery novels, and it was created by Deb Cox and Fiona Eagger. The series revolves around the personal and professional life of Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis), a glamorous private detective in 1920s Melbourne. Three series have been broadcast, and a feature film titled Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears is due for release. A television spin-off Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries was broadcast in 2019. Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries has been aired in over 100 territories.
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2010
Rake
TV ShowNov 4, 2010

Rake

Rake is an Australian television program, produced by …
Rake is an Australian television program, produced by Essential Media and Entertainment, that first aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's ABC1 in 2010. The fourth series began on ABC TV on 19 May 2016. It stars Richard Roxburgh as rake Cleaver Greene, a brilliant but self-destructive Sydney barrister, defending a usually guilty client. The show airs in the United States on DirecTV's Audience Network and is available on Netflix in the UK, Ireland, Canada, the United States, the Netherlands, India, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Czech Republic, Poland, and Thailand. A fifth and final series went into production in October 2017 and premiered on 19 August 2018.
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2009
Rescue: Special Ops
TV ShowAug 2, 2009

Rescue: Special Ops

Rescue: Special Ops is an Australian television drama …
Rescue: Special Ops is an Australian television drama series that first screened on the Nine Network in 2009. Filmed in and around Sydney, the program is produced by Southern Star Group with the assistance of Screen Australia and the New South Wales Government.
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Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation
TV ShowMay 5, 2009

Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation

Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation …
Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation is an Australian game show produced by Granada Productions which premiered on Network Ten on 5 May 2009. It is hosted by Shaun Micallef.
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2006
Small Claims: The Reunion
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MovieApr 16, 2006

Small Claims: The Reunion

Two stay-at-home mums, …
Two stay-at-home mums, one a part-time cop and the other a solicitor, investigate when the husband of a former classmate dies after a school reunion.
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Shuffle
MovieApr 12, 2006

Shuffle

In the quiet loneliness of the nursing home he works in, …
In the quiet loneliness of the nursing home he works in, Edgar sings to his elderly patients.
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2005
I Shouldn't Be Alive
TV ShowOct 28, 2005

I Shouldn't Be Alive

I Shouldn't Be Alive is a documentary television …
I Shouldn't Be Alive is a documentary television series made by Darlow Smithson Productions, a UK-based production company, that featured accounts of individuals or groups caught in dangerous scenarios away from civilization in natural environments. The show aired on multiple networks in the United States, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, India, Iran, Pakistan, South Africa and the Philippines.
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The Alice
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TV ShowJul 31, 2005

The Alice

The Alice was an Australian drama television series created by …
The Alice was an Australian drama television series created by Justin Monjo and Robyn Sinclair. It was set in the central outback city of Alice Springs. The program began as a successful TV movie, The Alice, that later spun off a regular series. The series proved less popular and was cancelled by the Nine Network on 28 September 2005 after a sharp decline in its ratings. The entire series and original TV movie have since been released on DVD.
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2004
The Alice
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MovieAug 1, 2004

The Alice

The approach of a solar eclipse draws various people to Alice …
The approach of a solar eclipse draws various people to Alice Springs, an Australian town surrounded by primitive tribal outback, where it can be best observed. Constable Hugh Delaney's son...
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Hustle
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TV ShowFeb 24, 2004

Hustle

Hustle is a British television crime drama series starring Adrian …
Hustle is a British television crime drama series starring Adrian Lester, Robert Glenister and Robert Vaughn. Created by Tony Jordan, it was produced by Kudos Film and Television, and broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom. The show premiered on 24 February 2004, and ran for eight series, with its final episode aired on 17 February 2012. The show's premise is on a group of con artists who specialise in "long cons" - extended forms of deceptive frauds that require greater commitment, but offer higher rewards than simple confidence tricks. The show's most notable qualities are plots that involve behind-the-scenes action that the viewers are unaware of until near the end of an episode, along with fantasy scenes and occasional breaches of the fourth wall by the main actors.
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2003
Travelling Light
MovieAug 1, 2003

Travelling Light

Leanne "Pia Miranda" is training to be a teacher in 1971 …
Leanne "Pia Miranda" is training to be a teacher in 1971 Adelaide, but she is more interested in seeing life through the lens of her camera. To make matters worse, she has to suffer the indignities of living at home with her parents "Heather Mitchell and Marshall Napier". Her older sister Bronwyn "Sacha Horler" is finding it difficult to adjust to married life in remote Yallaroo with her husband Brian "Tamblyn Lord" and runs away. Then, visiting American hip poet Lou "Brett Stiller" comes to town, urging all to 'seek out the light'.The younger generation embraces the challenge enthusiastically, and Leanne's neighbor Gary "Tim Draxl" and her friend Debra "Anna Torv", are drawn to Lou.
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After the Deluge
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MovieJun 15, 2003

After the Deluge

Follows the stories of the four men of the Kirby family. As Alex's …
Follows the stories of the four men of the Kirby family. As Alex's marriage breaks apart, Toby tries desperately to start a family, and Marty tries to kick-start his faded music career as ...
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Preservation
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MovieJun 12, 2003

Preservation

A Colonial Gothic Love Triangle.
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The Postcard Bandit
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MovieJun 1, 2003

The Postcard Bandit

The story of notorious Australian bank robber Brendan Abbott, …
The story of notorious Australian bank robber Brendan Abbott, who according to the myth, sent postcards to authorities hot on his trail while on the run across the country.
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2002
Young Lions
TV ShowJul 17, 2002

Young Lions

Young Lions was an Australian TV police drama broadcast on …
Young Lions was an Australian TV police drama broadcast on the Nine Network in 2002 and in Ireland on RTÉ Two. The storyline of the series revolved around the professional and private lives of four rookie detectives, the Young Lions, of South West 101, an inner city Sydney police station.
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Heroes' Mountain
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MovieMar 10, 2002

Heroes' Mountain

The story of Stuart Diver, the only person to survive the 1997 …
The story of Stuart Diver, the only person to survive the 1997 Thredbo tragedy that came about when a landslide engulfed a ski lodge situated in the Snowy Mountains.
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2001
South Pacific
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MovieMar 26, 2001

South Pacific

During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between …
During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between a young nurse, Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) and an older French plantation owner, Emile de Becque (Rade Serbedzija). The war ...
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2000
Grass Roots
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TV ShowJun 1, 2000

Grass Roots

Grass Roots is an Australian television series produced by …
Grass Roots is an Australian television series produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation between 2000 and 2003. The series is set around the fictional Arcadia Waters Council near Sydney, and was primarily a satirical look at the machinations of local government. It was written by Geoffrey Atherden. Part of the series was filmed in the inner west Sydney suburb of Concord. Many external shots of Arcadia waters Council chambers used Concord Council Chambers as a setting and as was other various locations around Concord, particularly in the shopping centre and cafes in Majors Bay Road. Beach scenes were filmed at Mona Vale, New South Wales on Sydney's northern beaches, while the location "Cemetery Point" was filmed at the Mona Vale headland reserve.
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Pitch Black
MovieFeb 18, 2000

Pitch Black

A commercial transport ship and its crew are marooned on a …
A commercial transport ship and its crew are marooned on a planet full of bloodthirsty creatures that only come out to feast at night. But then, they learn that a month-long eclipse is about to occur.
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1999
Passion
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MovieJul 1, 1999

Passion

The complicated relationship between Percy Grainger, …
The complicated relationship between Percy Grainger, famous Australian-born early 20th century folk musician, and his abusive unstable mother that lead to his interest in S&M, instability and failed relationships with women.
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1998
All Saints
TV ShowFeb 24, 1998

All Saints

Brian Vriends (born 24 March 1964) is an Australian actor …
Brian Vriends (born 24 March 1964) is an Australian actor most known for his work as Ben Markham on All Saints, an Australian hospital drama. Vriends married co-actor in All Saints Libby Tanner and they have a daughter. Vriends and Tanner have since separated.
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1997
Murder Call
TV ShowAug 11, 1997

Murder Call

Murder Call is an Australian television series, created by …
Murder Call is an Australian television series, created by Hal McElroy for the Southern Star Entertainment and broadcast on the Nine Network between 1997 and 2000. The idea to the series was born from books of the Tessa Vance series by Jennifer Rowe: Suspect/Deadline and Something Wicked. Both books were integrated as episodes in the TV series.
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1996
The One That Got Away
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MovieFeb 18, 1996

The One That Got Away

An army unit conducting …
An army unit conducting reconnaissance on the enemy territory is disclosed and defeated. Several surviving soldiers has a desperate running to the border.
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Water Rats
TV ShowFeb 12, 1996

Water Rats

Water Rats is an Australian TV police procedural broadcast …
Water Rats is an Australian TV police procedural broadcast on the Nine Network from 1996 to 2001. The series was based on work of the men and women of the Sydney Water Police who fight crime around Sydney Harbour and surrounding locales. The show was set on and around Goat Island in Sydney Harbour.
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1994
Blue Heelers
TV ShowJan 18, 1994

Blue Heelers

Blue Heelers is an Australian police drama series that was …
Blue Heelers is an Australian police drama series that was produced by Southern Star Group and ran for 12 years on the Seven Network, from 1994 to 2006. Although based around the policing of the town, the series generally depicted the everyday lives and relationships of the residents of Mount Thomas, a fictional small town in Victoria. The series was one of the highest-rated and most-awarded programs in the history of Australian television, having won 5 Logie awards, it is equal as the most awarded show in Logies history with The Don Lane Show. It is also noted for its two main stars Lisa McCune, a four-time recipient of the Gold Logie, and John Wood, who also won Gold.
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1991
Heroes II: The Return
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MovieDec 15, 1991

Heroes II: The Return

The true and tragic story of …
The true and tragic story of Operation Rimau, one of the most daring raids of WW2. In September 1944 Ivan Lyon and 22 Australian and British troops attempted to blow up Japanese ships in ...
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Brides of Christ
TV ShowSep 4, 1991

Brides of Christ

Brides of Christ was an Australian television miniseries …
Brides of Christ was an Australian television miniseries produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in 1991. The series takes place behind the walls of a Sydney convent school and deals with the struggles of both the Roman Catholic nuns and the young students to adapt to the many social changes taking place within the church and the outside world during the 1960s.
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1987
Slate, Wyn & Me
MovieAug 13, 1987

Slate, Wyn & Me

Meandering drama of Brothers Burke and Sacks, who rob a …
Meandering drama of Brothers Burke and Sacks, who rob a bank, kill a cop and kidnap Thornton, a witness to their crime.
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1982
The Clinic
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MovieSep 17, 1982

The Clinic

A series of humorous vignettes set in a clinic for venereal …
A series of humorous vignettes set in a clinic for venereal diseases. Although the film concentrates on relationships, it is also a source of instruction on safe sexual practices and STD (the script-writer worked at a clinic for three years!).
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1981
A Country Practice
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TV ShowNov 18, 1981

A Country Practice

A Country Practice was an Australian television drama …
A Country Practice was an Australian television drama series. At its inception, one of the longest-running of its kind, producer James Davern of JNP Productions, had written the pilot episode and entered a script contest for the Ten Network in 1979. He came third and won a merit award. It ran on the Seven Network for 1,058 episodes at 7.30pm Monday and Tuesday nights from 18 November 1981 to 22 November 1993. It was produced in ATN-7's production facility at Epping, Sydney. After its lengthy run on the Seven Network, just months after its demise it was announced that the serial would be picked up by Network Ten with a mainly new cast and a few old favourites, so A Country Practice 2 debuted in April 1994, the Ten series however was not as successful as its predecessor and was abruptly cancelled in November. The Seven Network series exterior locations were filmed on location in Pitt Town, while, the Network Ten series was filmed on location in Emerald, Victoria.
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A Hard God
MovieNov 11, 1981

A Hard God

A 16 year old falls in love with his best mate in this drama set …
A 16 year old falls in love with his best mate in this drama set in a working class Irish Family in 1940's Australia.
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1980
Slippery Slide
MovieOct 10, 1980

Slippery Slide

Slippery Slide is a 1980 Australian television film Donald …
Slippery Slide is a 1980 Australian television film Donald Crombie and starring Jon Blake, Simon Burke, Gerry Duggan, John Waters, and Arkie Whiteley.
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1978
The Irishman
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MovieFeb 28, 1978

The Irishman

The Doolan family are trying to make a go in the freight …
The Doolan family are trying to make a go in the freight hauling business in Queensland, Australia. The problem is it's the 1920's, the Doolans use horses and motorized vehicles can do it ...
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1977
The Restless Years
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TV ShowDec 6, 1977

The Restless Years

The Restless Years is an Australian soap opera which followed …
The Restless Years is an Australian soap opera which followed the lives of several Sydney school-leavers and young adults. It was produced by the Reg Grundy Organisation for Network Ten. It debuted December 1977 and ran until late 1981. It was not renewed by the network due to declining ratings. The series had a predominantly young audience.
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Cop Shop
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TV ShowNov 28, 1977

Cop Shop

Cop Shop is a long running Australian police drama …
Cop Shop is a long running Australian police drama television series produced by Crawford Productions that ran for eight seasons between 28 November 1977 and 23 July 1984. It comprised 582 one-hour episodes.
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1976
The Sullivans
TV ShowNov 15, 1976

The Sullivans

The Sullivans is an Australian drama television series …
The Sullivans is an Australian drama television series produced by Crawford Productions which ran on the Nine Network from 15 November 1976 until 10 March 1983. The series tells the story of a fictitional average middle-class Melbourne family and the effect that the Second World War and the immediate post-war events had on their lives. It covers the period between 1 September 1939 to 22 August 1948. It was a consistent ratings success in Australia, and also became popular in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, Gibraltar, Greece and New Zealand.
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The Devil's Playground
MovieAug 12, 1976

The Devil's Playground

Fred Schepisi's film, 'The …
Fred Schepisi's film, 'The Devil's Playground' is an intimate portrait of Tom, a thirteen-year-old struggling in spirit and body with the constraints of living in a Catholic seminary. It is also the story of the Brothers and how they cope with the demands of their faith.
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Best Actor in a Leading Role
Award1976

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Won award for "The Devil's Playground".
AACTA Award
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nomination1976

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Nominated for "The Devil's Playground".
AACTA Award
1972
Great Performances
TV ShowNov 4, 1972

Great Performances

Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to …
Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to the performing arts; the banner has been used to televise theatrical performances such as plays, musicals, opera, ballet, concerts, as well as occasional documentaries. It is produced by the PBS member stations WNET in New York City (originally in conjunction with KQED San Francisco, WTTW Chicago, Maryland Public Television, South Carolina ETV and KERA-TV of Dallas/Fort Worth).
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1966
Play School
TV ShowJul 18, 1966

Play School

Play School is an Australian educational television show …
Play School is an Australian educational television show for children produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. It is the longest running children's show in Australia, and the second longest running children's show worldwide, after Blue Peter.
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1961
Simon Burke
BirthOctober 1961

Simon Burke

Simon Burke was born.
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