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About Ken Burns
Ken Burns is an Emmy Award-winning American filmmaker famed for his critically acclaimed and award-winning documentary films such as 1981's Brooklyn Bridge, 2009's The National Parks: America's Best Idea and 2012's The Central Park Five.
His first marriage was to Amy Stechler, with whom he fathered two children. In 2003, he got married to his second wife Julie Deborah Brown. He and Julie have two daughters together.
He won his first Emmy Award in 1995 for his documentary film Baseball. In 2010, he won his second Emmy Award with 2009's The National Parks: America's Best Idea. His other prestigious awards include a Peadbody Award and multiple Grammy Awards.
In 2007, he endorsed Barack Obama for President of the United States and compared him to Abraham Lincoln.
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Famous quotes by Ken Burns
History is malleable. A new cache of diaries can shed new light, and archeological evidence can challenge our popular assumptions.Ken Burns
I began to feel that the drama of the truth that is in the moment and in the past is richer and more interesting than the drama of Hollywood movies. So I began looking at documentary films.Ken Burns
I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people. I think that jazz is a spectacularly accurate model of democracy and a kind of look into our redemptive future possibilities.Ken Burns
I record all of my music with authentic instruments in a studio before we start editing, doing many, many versions. The music shapes the film as we edit so it has an organic relationship to the content.Ken Burns
I think we too often make choices based on the safety of cynicism, and what we're lead to is a life not fully lived. Cynicism is fear, and it's worse than fear - it's active disengagement.Ken Burns
You can learn as much about the history from reading about the present as you can vice versa, that is learning about the present through history, which is what I do for a living.Ken Burns
Ken Burns' Popularity
Ken Burns is a famous American director and producer, who was born on July 29, 1953. As a person born on this date, Ken Burns is listed in our database as the 42nd most popular celebrity for the day (July 29) and the 45th most popular for the year (1953).
People born on July 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Ken Burns is the 1184th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Ken Burns' birthday, Ken Burns is the 7184th most famous American and ranks 17th in famous people born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
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