Jack Burns Wiki (Child Actor) Age, Family, Biography, Death, Facts

Jack Burns

Jack Burns (born in 2005) was a Scottish child Actor, Artist and Ballet dancer who appeared in the Netflix Series “Outlander (2014)”. He had worked in many other shows also like Plain Sight.


Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Childhood

Jack Burns was born to his Scottish parents in Greenock, Scotland in 2005. Burns was a very well trained ballet dancer. He started his training very early. His mother’s name is Karen and her father’s name is Robert Burns.

Jason has a sibling also and his name is Rory Burns. His brother Rory is also an actor and has appeared in Outlander. He was getting his primary education from Greenock, Scotland. The kid was a student at Greenock’s Royal Academy Classical Ballet School. From where he was getting his dance training.

He was very well trained and because of the dancing skills people used to call him next “The Billy Elliot”.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Jack Burns

Real Full Birth NameJack Burns.
ProfessionActor, Dancer.
Famous AsAn actor.
Age (How old, as of 2019)14 years.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday2005.
Birthplace/HometownGreenock, Inverclyde in Scotland.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)Straight.
House InGreenock, Inverclyde in Scotland.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)not available.
Social Media Account StatsNo.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 4' 5".
Centimeters: 134cm.
Meters: 1.34 m.
WeightKilograms: 40 Kg.
Pounds: 88.1lbs.
Tattoo details?No.
Eye ColorBrown.
Hair ColorBrown.
ParentsFather: Robert Burns.
Mother: Karen Burns.
SiblingsRory Burns.
SchoolSt Columbia School.
Alma Mater.Not available.
Source of IncomeMovies, Shows.


Height, Weight & Appearance

Jack Burns was a 14-years old artist, who died in December 2019. He was a 4 ft 5 in (134 cm) tall kid with approximately 40 Kg (88.1 lbs) in weight. He had brown eyes and brown hair.

The kid was famous for his dancing skills and that is why people use to praise wherever he performed. He had developed the skills that are required to be aa star dancer & his passion for dancer helped him in growing in the same field.


Acting Career, Movies List & Television Shows

The 14-year-old kid was a passionate dancer and has appeared in a lot of shows and web series. He has appeared on Netflix in a series called Outlander as well as on British shows like Plain Sight. At the age of only nine years, the boy achieved a prestigious place in Glasgow Ballet School.

The first show of his career was Outlander (2014) and after that, he worked in various other projects also.

Jack Burns when he was 9 years old
Jack Burns when he was 9 years old

According to some sources he was currently a student of UK Theatre School Performing Arts Academy and St Columbia School. The child star was continuously growing towards the success in his life and on the way he had appeared in some hit shows and movies.

Jack had worked in the following films:

  • Outlander (2014).
  • One-of-Us Aka Retribution (2016).
  • Plain Sight (2016).


Death Reason, Cause & Funeral 

On December 1, 2019, news came out about his demise. It was Sunday and he was found dead in his house in Greenock Scotland. There is no information on how he died. Even when asked the police they told that the reason for the death is still unidentified.

On 9th December Greenock’s Royal Academy Classical Ballet School posted on their facebook about his death. Which explained how talented he was and that he had achieved a lot in the short span of life.

Post by Elite Academy of Dance Greenocks Royal Academy Classical Ballet School on Facebook
Post by Elite Academy of Dance Greenock Royal Academy Classical Ballet School on Facebook

It was Thursday and 12th of December in 2019 when his funeral service took place at St Mary’s Church, Patrick Street, Greenock.

Burns is an inspiration to others. Due to his hard work, passion & dedication, he had achieved a lot and that too at a very small age.



  • Jack’s brother is also an actor.
  • At the age of 9, he achieved a place in Glasgow Ballet School.
  • His house is at home in Greenock, Inverclyde in Scotland.
  • The cause of Jack Burns’ death is still unidentified.

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  • At the time of death, he was only 14 years old.
  • Police are not considering the cause of his death to be suspicious.
  • He was a very talented ballet dancer and even got honored for his remarkable dance skills.



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