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->''"As a character actor, you have to be able to do whatever they need you to do."''


The role that many know him for, however, is that of Dixie Mafie middle-man Wynn Duffy on the critically acclaimed Series/{{Justified}}. Originally a one-shot guest appearance, Burns was gradually upgraded to recurring and then to a regular to the positive fan and critical reception to his performance.

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The role that many know him for, however, is that of Dixie Mafie middle-man Wynn Duffy on the critically acclaimed Series/{{Justified}}.''Series/{{Justified}}''. Originally a one-shot guest appearance, Burns was gradually upgraded to recurring and then to a regular to the positive fan and critical reception to his performance.


He's a regular face in film, television and theatre. He's perhaps best known for his work on television, particularly for his role as sleazy ladies' man Kirk Morris on Series/DearJohn, manipulative psychiatrist Anson Fullerton on Series/BurnNotice, psychotic mobster Jake Abernathy on Series/BatesMotel and the understanding Group Leader on Series/BreakingBad.

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He's a regular face in film, television and theatre. He's perhaps best known for his work on television, particularly for his role as sleazy ladies' man Kirk Morris on Series/DearJohn, ''Series/DearJohn'', manipulative psychiatrist Anson Fullerton on Series/BurnNotice, ''Series/BurnNotice'', psychotic mobster Jake Abernathy on Series/BatesMotel ''Series/BatesMotel'' and the understanding Group Leader on Series/BreakingBad.
''Series/BreakingBad''.


!Notable Roles
* 1984 Series/HillStreetBlues as James Fitzsimmons
* 1987-1988 Series/MaxHeadroom as Breughel / Breughal
* 1988-1992 Series/DearJohn as Kirk Morris
* 1993 Series/{{Bob}} as Pete Schmidt
* 2004-2007 WesternAnimation/KimPossible as Mego
* 2010-2011 Series/BreakingBad as Group Leader
* 2011-2012 Series/BurnNotice as Anson Fullerton
* 2013 Series/BatesMotel as Jake Abernathy
* 2010-2014 Series/{{Justified}} as Wynn Duffy

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!Notable !!Notable Roles
* 1984 Series/HillStreetBlues - ''Series/HillStreetBlues'' as James Fitzsimmons
* 1987-1988 Series/MaxHeadroom - ''Series/MaxHeadroom'' as Breughel / Breughal
* 1988-1992 Series/DearJohn - ''Series/DearJohn'' as Kirk Morris
* 1993 Series/{{Bob}} - ''Series/{{Bob}}'' as Pete Schmidt
* 2004-2007 WesternAnimation/KimPossible - ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' as Mego
* 2010-2011 Series/BreakingBad - ''Series/BreakingBad'' as Group Leader
* 2011-2012 Series/BurnNotice - ''Series/BurnNotice'' as Anson Fullerton
* 2013 Series/BatesMotel - ''Series/BatesMotel'' as Jake Abernathy
* 2010-2014 Series/{{Justified}} - ''Series/{{Justified}}'' as Wynn DuffyDuffy
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* PlayingAgainstType: Despite Series/BreakingBad being likely the darkest show he's ever done with a host of terrifying villains, he actually plays a good (if troubled) character in it: the gentle, non-judgmental Group Leader.

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!Tropes
* PlayingAgainstType: Despite Series/BreakingBad being likely the darkest show he's ever done with a host of terrifying villains, he actually plays a good (if troubled) character in it: the gentle, non-judgmental Group Leader.


* BlondeGuysAreEvil: All of his villainous characters are this. In fact, it's a BerserkButton for his Series/{{Justified}} character when he's accused of being a fake blonde.


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!Film !Notable Roles


Jerald Eugene "Jere" Burns II (born October 15, 1954) is an American actor. With his sharp features and soft drawl, Burns is often cast as disarmingly affable villains or other shady types. He's a regular face in film, television and theatre. He's perhaps best known for his work on television, particularly for his role as sleazy ladies' man Kirk Morris on Series/DearJohn, manipulative psychiatrist Anson Fullerton on Series/BurnNotice, psychotic mobster Jake Abernathy on Series/BatesMotel, understanding Group Leader on Series/BreakingBad and perhaps his best-loved role, Dixie Mafie middle-man Wynn Duffy on the critically acclaimed Series/{{Justified}}. Originally a one-shot guest appearance, Burns was gradually upgraded to recurring and then to a regular to the positive fan and critical reception to his performance.

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Jerald Eugene "Jere" Burns II (born October 15, 1954) is an American actor. With his sharp features and soft drawl, Burns is often cast as disarmingly affable villains or other shady types.

He's a regular face in film, television and theatre. He's perhaps best known for his work on television, particularly for his role as sleazy ladies' man Kirk Morris on Series/DearJohn, manipulative psychiatrist Anson Fullerton on Series/BurnNotice, psychotic mobster Jake Abernathy on Series/BatesMotel, Series/BatesMotel and the understanding Group Leader on Series/BreakingBad and perhaps his best-loved role, Series/BreakingBad.

The role that many know him for, however, is that of
Dixie Mafie middle-man Wynn Duffy on the critically acclaimed Series/{{Justified}}. Originally a one-shot guest appearance, Burns was gradually upgraded to recurring and then to a regular to the positive fan and critical reception to his performance.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Despite Series/BreakingBad being likely the darkest show he's ever done with a host of terrifying villains, he actually plays a good (if troubled) character in it: the gentle, non-judgmental Group Leader.

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!Tropes
* BlondeGuysAreEvil: All of his villainous characters are this. In fact, it's a BerserkButton for his Series/{{Justified}} character when he's accused of being a fake blonde.

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