Burt was played by Peter Horton in Children of the Corn.
He is a doctor, who, with his girlfriend Vicky, casually discovers the forgotten town of Gaitlin and is forced to fight the cult, that has the intention to kill him and Vicky. With the help of Sarah and Job , he achieves that. He and Vicky adopt Sarah and Job and go away from Gaitlin.
It is implied that they report to the authorities, what happened in Gaitlin, which will later lead to the events in The Children of the Corn II.