Appeared in the 1980 revival of Alan Jay Lerner
and Frederick Loewe
's "Camelot," which opened at the New York State Theatre on July 8, 1980 and closed on August 23, 1980 after 56 total performances. The production then went on the road, where Burton was replaced by Richard Harris
, who played King Arthur in the movie version (
4 Biographical Movies |
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1 Portrayal |
6 Interviews |
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5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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God put me on this earth to raise sheer hell.
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, ...