Jack Burns Wiki
Jack Burns, an accomplished dancer who appeared in the television drama Outlander in 2014, was found dead at his home in Greenock, Inverclyde, on December 1.
A ballet dancer dubbed the next Billy Elliot has died suddenly aged just 14.
He won a place at the ballet school at age nine, appeared in ITV thriller Plain Sight, starred alongside Duncan James of Blue and also participated in several BBC productions.
Jack Burns Age
He was 9 years old.
Jack Burns Career
Jack also worked as a model, leading campaigns for global brands through his contracts with The Model Team in Glasgow.
He attended St Columba’s School in Kilmacolm and leaves behind mother Karen, father Robert, and brother Rory.
Jack Burns Death
News of his death was shared on the Elite Academy of Dance Facebook page. A statement said: ‘It is with a very heavy heart that we write this publication. ‘Tragically, as you know, we lost our dear student Jack Burns on Sunday, December 1. 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. ‘We and Jack’s whole family and friends are naturally completely devastated and without words or answers. “ Jack’s family wants everyone to know that his funeral will be at 10 a.m. at St Mary’s Church, Patrick Street, Greenock, on Thursday, December 12. ‘Karen, Robert, and Rory would love if those of their Elite Family who knew and loved Jack as much as everyone wanted to attend. They would also feel very comfortable if students wish to attend Alba or Elite Hoodies and sit together on Thursday.
‘Our studio will be open at 9 am on Thursday for those wishing to attend. All our thoughts and prayers at this time are with Jack’s immediate family and friends but especially with his parents Karen, Robert and his brother Rory.’
Shocked friends took to social media to pay tribute to the boy. One wrote: ‘Jack was such an amazing boy and he did not deserve the stuff he went through.
‘He never ever wanted to hurt anyone, there was not a bad bone in his body. I’m absolutely heartbroken that I have lost someone who meant so much to me and many more people.’