Famous as :Actor, producer, director, writer
Birth Name :Edward J. Burns Jr.
Birth Date :January 28, 1968
Birth Place :Woodside, Queens, New York
Claim to fame :As Pvt. Richard Reiben in "Saving Private Ryan" (1998)
Replaced Edward Norton to play Pete in "Life or Something Like It" (2002) after the actor gave up the role.
Executive produced NBC's sitcom of "The Fighting Fitzgeralds" (2001) along with his brother, Brian.
Bought a Manhattan loft once belonged to John F. Kennedy, Jr that located on N. Moore Street for more than $2 million in 2000.
Gave a copy of his first film feature, "The Brothers McMullen" (1995), to Robert Redford when the actor made an appearance on "Entertainment Tonight."
His father served as an executive producer of "The Brothers McMullen" (1995).
Drives a 1967 Buick Skylark convertible and a navy blue Ford Explorer.
Possesses a strong resemblance with Ben Affleck so that it has been speculated that he has often been cast in roles originally intended for the actor that because of his refusal were given to him instead.
Is a big supporter of New York Mets.
Has been a National Ambassador for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
His favorite sports include basketball, golf, and fishing.
Shares a birthday with Heather Graham.
Has a nickname of Eddie.
Owns two film production companies named Irish Twins and Marlboro Road Gang Films.