Paul Burke was an actor who was nominated, twice, for an Emmy for his role as Detective Adam Flint in the gritty crime hit Naked City (1960-63). In a forty year career, Burke acted in dozen different TV programs including 12 O’Clock High and Dynasty. Burke died of leukemia at age 83 in 2009. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Marty Burke, a boxer who fought Gene Tunney and later owned a restaurant and a nightclub in the New Orleans French Quarter known as "Marty Burke's". His grandfather, Martin P. Burke, was a New Orleans police officer.