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Richard Burton

Probably more frequently remembered for his turbulent personal life and multiple marriages, Richard Burton was nonetheless regarded as one of the great British actors of the post-WWII period. Burton was born Richard Walter Jenkins in Pontrhydyfen, Wales, to Edith Maude (Thomas) and Richard Walter Jenkins, a coal miner. His mother died while he was ...

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Nov 10, 1925 In Pontrhydyfen, Wales, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Latest Project:
Movie Great Broadway Musical Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show 2015-03-01

Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 16 nominations.

Known For
Poster of 1984
Poster of Where Eagles Dare
Poster of Becket
Poster of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Movie Great Broadway Musical Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show King Arthur 2015-03-01
Series Fargo Unknown 2014-04-15
Series Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood Unknown 2010-11-01
Movie Marcello, una vita dolce Himself 2007-06-30
Series 20 to 1 Unknown 2005-09-29
Movie Tage und Nächte in Paris Himself 2004-12-01
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-06-15
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Series American Masters Unknown 1986-06-23
Movie 1984 O'Brien 1985-03-22
Series The Rock 'n' Roll Years Unknown 1985-07-07
Movie The 35th Annual Golden Globe Awards Himself - Presenter 1978-01-01
Movie Exorcist II: The Heretic Father Philip Lamont 1977-06-17
Series La nuit des Césars Unknown 1976-04-01
Movie CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years Himself 1976-11-28
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series The Dick Cavett Show Unknown 1975-08-16
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie The Klansman Breck Stancill 1974-10-25
Movie Bluebeard Kurt Von Sepper 1972-09-01
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Series Film 2017 Unknown 1971-11-16
Movie Where Eagles Dare Maj. Smith 1969-03-12
Movie Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Unknown 1966
Movie Becket Becket / Thomas Becket 1964-03-11
Movie Hollywood: The Great Stars Unknown 1963-02-20
Movie The Longest Day Flying Officer David Campbell 1962-10-04
Movie Ice Palace Zeb Kennedy 1960-01-02
Movie The Bramble Bush Dr. Guy Montford 1960-09-05
Series The DuPont Show of the Month Unknown 1957-09-29
Movie Sea Wife Biscuit 1957-10-16
Movie Her Panelled Door Nick Chamerd 1951-07-30
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20