Burton Roberts

  1. Morgan Freeman,   Bonfire of the Vanities, 1990.       Tom Wolfe based   his   Judge   Kovitsky   on   the   Bronx   Supreme Court Judge Roberts.   And   director Brian   De   Palma   auditioned   hizzoner.   The   judge was ambivalent about movies. Or this one. “Some of it was ridiculous.   They had a judge grabbing a gun   from a court   officer and firing it in   the air!” Alan Arkin was less   ambivalent, just annoyed when De Palma switched to a black judge.


 Usual occupation: JudgeBirth year: Death year: Other name: Casting Calls:  1