Stoney Burke

Stoney Burke is a California street performer and actor. Burke performs political comedy on college campuses, most notably at the University of California, Berkeley near Sather Gate. Burke routinely engages crowds throughout the day using conservative Republican perspectives as his primary satire subject matter. Burke hosts a TV show called "Stoney Speaks" on public-access television cable TV. Burke was featured in a Swedish documentary called "An American in America". He played a soup kitchen server in the movie "Bartleby" (2001) and played a truck driver in the movie "Matrix Reloaded" (2003). He had a major role playing Lockheed Martin in Craig Baldwin's "Mock Up on Mu". The San Francisco Board of Supervisors in November, 2006, passed a resolution that declared November 14, 2007 "Stoney, A Clown Who Rabble Rouses In Defense of Free Speech, Day". The University of California, Berkeley sailing team hosts an annual college sailing regatta named in Burke's honor.


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