Wales. Richard Burton, CBE (10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. He was nominated 7 times for an Academy Award, 6 of which were for Best Actor in a Leading Role (without ever winning), and was a recipient of BAFTA, Golden Globe and Tony Awards for Best Actor. Although never trained as an actor, Burton was, at one time, the highest-paid actor in Hollywood. He remains closely associated in the public consciousness with his second wife, actress Elizabeth Taylor.
Richard Burton, CBE (10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. He was nominated seven times for an Academy Award, six of which were for Best Actor in a Leading Role (without ever winning), and was a recipient of BAFTA, Golden Globe and Tony Awards for Best Actor.
Richard Burton - (aka Richard Walter Jenkins) - (1925 - 1984) - Welsh Actor, Producer, Director - Nominated 7 times for an Academy Award but never achieved - Married to Elizabeth Taylor twice - Some of his greatest films: "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" 1966, "Becket" 1964 and "The Robe" 1953
Richard Burton was a Welsh stage and film actor noted for his smooth, flowing baritone voice and his great acting talent. ~~ Born: November 10, 1925, Pontrhydyfen, United Kingdom ~~ Died: August 5, 1984, Céligny, Switzerland
♣♣Sir Richard Burton♣♣ OCCUPATION: Film Actor BIRTH DATE: November 10, 1925 DEATH DATE: August 05, 1984 PLACE OF BIRTH: Pontrhydyfen, Wales PLACE OF DEATH: Céligny, Switzerland ORIGINALLY: Richard Walter Jenkins BEST KNOWN FOR Welsh actor Richard Burton is best known for his career in cinema and his turbulent affair with actress Elizabeth Taylor.
Richard Burton (actor) -- Died August 5, 1984. Born November 10, 1925. Married to Liz twice, father of Kate Burton. Welsh stage and cinema actor noted for his mellifluous baritone voice and his great acting talent. Establishing himself as a formidable Shakespearean actor in the 1950s, with a memorable performance of Hamlet in 1964.
Elizabeth Taylor ruined Richard Burton's film career, says movie critic Barry Norman
“She was unquestionably gorgeous. I can think of no other word to describe a combination of plentitude, frugality, abundance, tightness. She was lavish. She was a dark unyielding largesse. She was, in short, too bloody much.” - Richard Burton, 1966