Burr Steers

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Burr Gore Steers (born October 8, 1965) is an American actor, screenwriter and director. Steers was born in Washington, D.C. His father, Newton Ivan Steers, Jr. (1917–1993), was a Republican congressman from Maryland. His mother, Nina Gore Auchincloss (born 1935), was the daughter of stockbroker and lawyer Hugh D. Auchincloss, as well as a stepsister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and the younger half-sister of the writer Gore Vidal. Steers is a relative of vice president Aaron Burr. Steers' great-grandfather, Thomas Gore, served as Oklahoma's first Democratic senator, from 1907 until 1921 and from 1931 until 1937, while his great-great-grandfather, Oliver Burr Jennings, was a founder of Standard Oil. Steers' godfather is former Virginia Senator John Warner. His brother Hugh Auchincloss Steers (1963–1995) was an American figurative painter whose later works often focused on AIDS as a theme. He has another brother, Ivan Steers, and five stepsiblings from his mother's second marriage to editor Michael Whitney Straight. Steers grew up living in Bethesda, MD and Georgetown, DC. There, he attended St. Albans School in Washington, DC.
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