The Town (2010) Owen Burke as Desmond Elden. [as the bank robbery progresses, Desmond realizes that someone has pulled the silent alarm]
Owen Burke is an actor, known for The Town (2010), Castle Rock (2018) and The Equalizer (2014).
That arises from the fact that The Town is both a heist film and a love story. I’m not sure there was a good balance between those two. Affleck as Doug leads a bank robbing team made up of Jeremy Renner as James-Jem, Owen Burke as Desmond-Dez and Slaine as Albert-Gloansy.
Sep 10, 2010 · Interview with Owen Burke, who plays Desmond in The Town. 1. On how he got involved. 2. On what this film will mean to the people of Charlestown.
- Ben Affleck
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Owen Burke: Before I became involved in The Town I was recently released from jail, working landscaping “off the books” at the baseball field in Charlestown that I’d played on as a kid. I was (and still am today) a full time student at a community college, trying to get a full time job and piece my life back together.
An interview with Boston Actor, Owen Burke, before a private charity screening of "Visionary" at Napa East Wine Lounge in Nashua, NH.Like "Visionary" on face...
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- Visionary Movie
Owen Burke: I see The Town as a film that portrays the affect one generation’s influence has on the next. The character Dez was someone that had the opportunity to carry on with an honest blue collar lifestyle but through his own motivations and influence of older peers, was overcome by the criminal life he pursued.
Dec 17, 2020 · According to The Ringer, Ben went for some local Boston flavors to fill out the rest of his cast. After all, he wanted it to feel authentic. For the rest of his robber crew, Desmond Elden and Gloansy, he decided to take a chance on two guys who had never acted before. One of them, Owen Burke, was encouraged to go to an open casting call.
The Town Awards and Nominations ... Owen Burke. Titus Welliver. Pete Postlethwaite. Chris Cooper. World Stunt Awards (2011) Taurus Award [Nominee]