Bryan Burk

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Bryan Burk
Burk at Comic-Con 2006
Born (1968-12-30) December 30, 1968 (age 46)
Occupation Producer, writer
Years active 1994–present

Bryan Burk (born December 30, 1968) is an American film and television producer, as well as an occasional television writer.


A graduate of USC's School of Cinema-Television, Bryan Burk began his career working with producers Brad Weston at Columbia Pictures, Ned Tanen at Sony Pictures and John Davis at FOX. In 1995, he joined Gerber Pictures, where he developed TNT's Emmy-winning James Dean,[1] and is currently attached to produce NFL: A Love Story.

He has collaborated with J. J. Abrams frequently and is the co-founder of his production company Bad Robot Production. TV series he's worked with Abrams on include, Alias, Six Degrees, What About Brian, Lost, Fringe, Undercovers, Person of Interest, and Alcatraz.[1][2] He has also served as a producer for Abrams' feature films, Cloverfield, Star Trek, Super 8, Star Trek Into Darkness, and Star Trek Beyond.

He is set to produce Abrams' next feature, Star Wars: The Force Awakens.[1][3]

In 2009, Burk co-wrote the story, with Akiva Goldsman (teleplay by Jeff Pinkner and J. H. Wyman), for the season one finale of Fringe, "There's More Than One of Everything".


  1. ^ a b c "Bryan Burk Bio". Fox Broadcasting Company. Retrieved May 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ – Official Website
  3. ^ "Star Wars Is Being Kick-Started with Dynamite". Lucasfilm. January 25, 2013. Retrieved January 26, 2013. 

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