He acted in the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Claire Bloom, John Neville, Michael Hordern, Fay Compton, Robert Hardy, and Paul Daneman in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
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Did You Know?
I played a sex-drenched doctor in The Bramble Bush
(1960). It was the worst picture I ever made, if you don't count Ice Palace
(1960). That one was based upon a very weak novel by Edna Ferber
. Both pictures for Warner Brothers. Jack L. Warner
told the press I had no sex appeal. Then Elizabeth came along. All changed after that. Suddenly, Eddie Fisher
didn't have sex appeal. And I did. It's a ...
His mother died when he was two-years old. He was taken in and raised by his older sister, Cis, and her husband in the same Port Talbot, Wales, neighborhood where fellow Welshman Anthony Hopkins
later lived in as a child. "I shone in the reflection of her green-eyed, black-haired gypsy beauty," Burton said of his sister/surrogate mother.