Jack Burns (Outlanders Child Actor) Bio, Wiki, Age, Dancer, Death, Suicide, Cause of Death
Jack Burns Actor Biography
Jack Burns was a child actor and dancer who was best known for his role as younger Roger Wakefield in the Starz series Outlander. He was found dead on December 1, 2019 at his parents’ home in Greenock, Inverclyde in Scotland. His cause of death has not been revealed yet but the police said they are not treating his death as suspicious.
Jack Burns Age
Jack was 14 years old at the time of his death.
Jack Burns Parents
Jack was born to his mother Karen and his father Robert.
Jack Burns Education
Jack was a student at both the UK Theatre School Performing Arts Academy and St Columba’s School.
Jack Burns Outlanders – Jack Burns Actor
Jack was a child actor who played the role of younger Roger Wakefield in Outlander. He also made appearances in the British drama series In Plain Sight (2016). He also appeared in the Netflix miniseries One of Us.
Jack Burns Dancer
Jack was also a dancer and a member of the Elite Academy of Dance, a classical ballet school in Greenock, in which he attended since 2012.
After his death, the school paid tribute to him through Facebook in a statement that read; “Jack was an inspiration to everyone at Elite and touched the hearts of everyone who had the pleasure of working and dancing with him since 2012.”
Jack Burns Death
Jack was found dead at his Greenock, Inverclyde, home on December 1, 2019. According to a Scotland police spokesperson; “Around 3:30 pm on Sunday, December 1, police were called following the death of a 14-year-old boy to a house in the Esplanade area of Greenock. Inquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of death but police are not treating it as suspicious. A report has been submitted.”
Jack Burns Cause of Death
Burns cause of death has not been revealed yet.
Jack Burns Suicide – Jack Burns Bullying
It is not clear whether or not Jack committed suicide or not but they are people who hinted that he had been bullied. One person wrote on Facebook; ‘I’m absolutely heartbroken that I have lost someone who meant so much to me and many more people.’
Jack Burns Funeral
As a request from Jack’s family Elite wrote on Facebook that Jack’s funeral will be on December 12, 2019 at St Mary’s Church in Greenock. The statement also said that Jack’s parents, Karen and Robert, and his younger brother Rory are inviting all Elite members to attend the services. “Karen, Robert and Rory would love if those from his Elite Family that knew and loved Jack as much as they all do wanted to attend,” the academy said. “They would also take much comfort if students wish to attend in Alba or Elite Hoodies and sit together on Thursday.”
Jack Burns Tributes
So sad to hear the tragic loss of such a lovely and talented boy who had so much to give to the world. Sending love to Jack’s family. Dance with the angels Jack #jackburns
— Shaz59 (@W59Sharon) December 11, 2019
Rest in Peace 14 year old Ballet Star Jack Burns from Greenock, who has died suddenly, such a young talent, achieved a place at the prestigious Glasgow Ballet School aged 9, condolences to Parents & Brother. Sleep tight Jack. pic.twitter.com/Kyd0B9J8ES
— John B Sheffield (@jaybs) December 10, 2019
‘Rest in Peace 14-year-old Ballet Star Jack Burns from Greenock, who has died suddenly, such a young talent, achieved a place at the prestigious Glasgow Ballet School aged 9, condolences to Parents & Brother. Sleep tight Jack.’
‘This is utterly heartbreaking. Such an exceptionally talented, handsome young man with the whole world at his feet. If it’s true he was being bullied, it’s all the more tragic. Keep dancing in Heaven Jack, you little star. God bless.’