Date of Birth:
9 August 1938
Burton Gilliam played in 12 movies in the Comedy, Western, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Music, Sci-Fi, Horror, Romance, Thriller, Family genres.
Burton Gilliam got succeed with average imdb rating 5.2.
Burton Gilliam achieved fame long before his film career, setting the record for most wins as a Golden Gloves boxer. Gilliam worked as a fireman in Dallas before turning to acting in the early 1970s. His toothy grin, braying voice and village-buffoon demeanor was effectively harnessed for such roles as the night clerk who "compromises" buxom bimbo Trixie Delight ($) in Paper Moon (1974), the chain-gang boss in Blazing Saddles (1975) and the leader of the "Flying Elvises" in Honeymoon i... Read more