Starred in The Theatre Guild production of Jean Anouilh
's "Legend of Lovers" on Broadway at the Plymouth Theatre, which played 22 performances from its Boxing Day 1951 opening until its closing on January 12, 1952.
4 Biographical Movies |
15 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
6 Interviews |
47 Articles |
18 Pictorials |
53 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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[on Elizabeth Taylor
] I might run from her for a thousand years and she is still my baby child. Our love is so furious that we burn each other out.
An article Burton wrote in memory of his longtime friend, Sir Stanley Baker
, following the actor's death in June 1976, caused so much offence that Baker's widow, Lady Ellen Martin
, considered suing Burton. However, shortly afterwards, she recalled standing near the tree where Baker's ashes had been scattered and hearing his voice saying, "You know what Rich is like when he's in his cups".
Frequently played self-loathing characters, particularly in his later career.