Ken Burns
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"Kenneth Lauren "Ken" Burns" is an American director and producer of documentary films, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs. His most widely known documentaries are The Civil War (TV series)/The Civil War (1990), Baseball (TV series)/Baseball (1994), Jazz (TV series)/Jazz (2001), The War (2007 film)/The War (2007), The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009), Prohibition (miniseries)/Prohibition (2011), The Central Park Five (2012), and The Roosevelts (film)/The Roosevelts (2014).

Burns' documentaries have been nominated for two Academy Awards and have won Emmy Awards, among other honors.

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