As per our current Database, James Burrows is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, James Burrows is 82 years, 11 months and 9 days old. James Burrows will celebrate 83rd birthday on a Saturday 30th of December 2023. Below we countdown to James Burrows upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||James Burrows|
|Age||82 years old|
|Born||December 30, 1940 (Los Angeles, CA)|
|Town/City||Los Angeles, CA|
James Burrows’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.
James Burrows was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
Veteran television director with more than 50 TV pilots to his name who co-created the NBC series Cheers. He directed every episode of Will & Grace and is also notable for directing Taxi, Friends and Frasier, among numerous other classic sitcoms.
He is an alumus of Oberlin College and Yale School of Drama. He worked as a dialogue coach on O.K. Crackerby! before becoming an assistant stage manager for the play Holly Golightly where he met Mary Tyler Moore.
NBC aired a tribute called Must See TV: An All-Star Tribute to James Burrows in February of 2016. He was nominated for an Emmy Award every year between 1980 and 2005, except for 1997, on his way to winning 10 of them in addition to 4 Directors Guild of America Awards out of 15 nominations.
He was married to Linda Solomon from 1981 to 1993 with whom he had three children. He later married Debbie Easton. He is the son of playwright and director Abe Burrows.
He directed John Mahoney in Frasier, and in a 1998 adaptation of the play The Man Who Came to Dinner.