Thanks to the series' success, Burns became a TV sensation as Blue's Clues captivated preschoolers - and, by extension, their parents. When Burns eventually left the show, its young viewers were told he was heading off to college. He was replaced by Donovan Patton , who played Steve's younger brother, Joe, until the series ended its run in 2006.Did Steve from Blues Clues really die?
The earliest rumors about Steve from “Blues Clues” being killed in a car crash date all the way back to the late 1990s, the Cincinnati Inquirer reports: He walked in the door, and the rumor flew out the window. Steve Burns, host of Nickelodeon’s hugely popular Blue’s Clues,was not dead.What happened to the Old Blues Clues Guy?
But in 2002, at the height of the show's popularity, the beloved Burns abruptly left “Blues” to “go to college” in his final episode. The actor was actually 29-years-old at the time. Rumours immediately began to swirl that Burns died of a drug overdose, was a drug addict, or was killed in a car crash.Who was the original guy in Blues Clues?
Steven Michael Burns (born October 9, 1973) is an American actor, television host, guitarist, musician, and singer. He is known as the original host of the long-running children's preschool television program Blue's Clues from 1996 to 2002, for which he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2001.