He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Claire Bloom, Michael Hordern, and Fay Compton in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
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[on Marlon Brando
, July, 1970]: He really is a smugly pompous little bastard and is cavalier about everybody except Black Panthers and Indians.
He took his professional name from his schoolmaster and tutor, Philip Burton
, who took the 17-year old Richard Jenkins and groomed him for success, both academically and as an actor. The two became so close, Burton attempted to adopt him as his son, but was prevented from doing so as he was too young, under the law. Nevertheless, Jenkins, who became known to the world as Richard Burton, ...
Frequently played self-loathing characters, particularly in his later career.