Chris Burke

American actor
Christopher Joseph "Chris" Burke is an American Down syndrome advocate. Formerly, he was an actor and folk singer. He has become best known for his character Charles "Corky" Thatcher on the television series Life Goes On. Wikipedia
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Does Chris Burke have Down syndrome?
Burke has Down syndrome, and his parents were told to, at a time when little was known about Down syndrome, institutionalize him when he was born.
Where is Chris Burke now?
Today, Chris is 48 and living in New York City. "It's real great to be known on TV," he says. "I had the opportunity to do something that I always wanted to do, and now I have done it."
How old is Chris Burke?
54 years (August 26, 1965)
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How much is Chris Burke worth?
Estimated Net Worth in 2019
$1 Million - $5 Million (Approx.)
Previous Year's Net Worth (2018)
$100,000 - $1 Million
Annual Salary
Under Review.
Income Source
Primary Income source TV Actor (profession).
Early acting roles and Life Goes On[edit]. Burke got his first real professional acting job in 1987 in the ABC TV ... Early years ˇ Acting ˇ Later acting roles Years active: 1987–2003 Occupation: Actor, singer Born: Christopher Joseph Burke; August 26, 1965 (age 54); Point Lookout, New York, U.S
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Aug 24, 2014 ˇ God bless you CORKY or chris burke! I am french and i loved "life Goes on"series in France ...Duration: 1:26 Posted: Aug 24, 2014
Chris Burke, Actor: Life Goes On. Chris Burke was born on August 26, 1965 in Point Lookout, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Life Goes On (1989), ...
Aug 22, 2014 ˇ From 1989 to 1993, Chris Burke, who has Down syndrome, played the role of teen Corky Thacher on the series “Life Goes On,” the first ...
Aug 22, 2014 ˇ When Life Goes On premiered in 1989, the prime-time show broke ground by featuring a main character with Down syndrome. Chris Burke ...
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Aug 24, 2014 ˇ Life Goes On, which aired from 1989 to 1993, broke ground as the first primetime television show ...Duration: 1:25 Posted: Aug 24, 2014
Sep 19, 2016 ˇ Christopher Joseph “Chris” Burke, 51, shot to national fame when he was cast as Charles “Corky” Thacher on the television series Life Goes ...
Aug 22, 2014 ˇ Two decades later, Chris Burke, now 48, reflected on his groundbreaking character Corky on Life Goes On in an episode of Oprah: Where Are ...
Life Goes On ran on the network from September 1989 to May 1993, winning a ... Thatcher, played by Chris Burke, after he'd spent years in special-ed classes.
Today we celebrate the 50th birthday of a pioneer in Down syndrome advocacy. Chris Burke became famous with his role as “Corky” in Life Goes On – but he didn' ...

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