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Ken Burns

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This article is about the character. For the guest star, see Ken Burns.
Ken Burns
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Character Information
Male ♂
Hair: Brown
Occupation: Director
Relatives: Father: Manchester U. Burns
Mother: Zelda Stewart
First appearance: "Pray Anything"
Voiced by: Himself

Ken Burns is an American director and producer. He is the son of Manchester U. Burns and Zelda Stewart.


Homer prayed to find the remote control when he could not find it because the TV had a documentary by Ken Burns about his life on.[1]

Ken Burns made a documentary on cheese making that Edna and Ned watched.[2]

The first ever Grand Prix that takes place in the streets of Springfield is poorly planned and work is being done on the circuit at the same time the cars are racing. Some construction workers are seen to take a break and watch The Making of the Empire State Building, a construction documentary narrated by Ken Burns.[3]

Lisa told Dateline: Springfield to not interview Grampa as he almost made Ken Burns quit the business. Ken Burns was then seen rocking back and forth in a psychiatrist's office and said that Grampa was more boring than baseball.[4]

Ken Burns starred in and directed the documentary LifeBoat: Abandon Ship, which went over the issues with the company LifeBoat. Burns interviewed Mr. Burns in the documentary.[5]

Lisa said that she wanted to watch a Ken Burns documentary of jazz musicians ex-girlfriends.[6]