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]

Together with J. J. Abrams, he founded the production company Bad Robot Productions in 2001.[2] As Executive Vice President of the company, Burk serves as executive producer for all of their television and film productions.

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


Feature credits[edit]

Year Program Credit Notes
2008 Cloverfield executive producer
2009 Star Trek executive producer
2010 Morning Glory executive producer
2011 Super 8 executive producer
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol executive producer
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness executive producer
2014 Infinitely Polar Bear executive producer
2015 Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation executive producer
Star Wars: The Force Awakens executive producer Completed
2016 Star Trek Beyond executive producer Post-Production
Valencia executive producer [3]

Television credits[edit]

Year Program Credit Notes
2001–2006 Alias co-producer
2004–2010 Lost executive producer
2005 The Catch executive producer Pilot
2006–2007 What About Brian executive producer
Six Degrees executive producer
2008–2013 Fringe executive producer, writer
2009 Anatomy of Hope executive producer Pilot
2010 Undercovers executive producer
2011–present Person of Interest executive producer
2012 Alcatraz executive producer
Shelter executive producer Pilot[4]
2012–2014 Revolution executive producer
2013–2014 Almost Human executive producer
2014 Believe executive producer
2015 Dead People executive producer Pilot[5]
2016 11.22.63 executive producer [6]
Roadies executive producer [7]
Westworld executive producer [8]


  1. ^ "Bryan Burk Bio". Fox Broadcasting Company. Archived from the original on December 16, 2010. Retrieved November 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ Warner, Tyrone (May 11, 2010). "J.J. Abrams not worried about writers block on 'Fringe'". CTV. Archived from the original on July 26, 2010. Retrieved November 25, 2015. 
  3. ^ "On The Set, - Box Office ... Abrams Wraps The Cellar, Tom Hiddleston Finishes I Saw the Light & More". December 15, 2014. Retrieved November 25, 2015. 
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 31, 2012). "CW Picks Up 3 More Drama Pilots Including JJ Abrams & Mark Schwahn's Shelter". Retrieved November 25, 2015. 
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 25, 2015). "Andrew J. West To Play The Lead In CW Pilot 'Dead People' From Bad Robot". Retrieved November 25, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Hulu Original "11.22.63" Premieres Presidents Day 2016". The Futon Critic. October 30, 2015. Retrieved November 25, 2015. 
  7. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (October 14, 2015). "Showtime Gives Series Pickup to Cameron Crowe-J.J. Abrams Comedy ‘Roadies’". Variety. Retrieved November 25, 2015. 
  8. ^ Gerard, Jeremy (August 9, 2015). "‘Westworld’ First Trailer: HBO Teases Series With Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris". Retrieved November 25, 2015. 

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