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 |
5 Interviews |
43 Articles |
18 Pictorials |
53 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 9½" (1.77 m)
Did You Know?
Richard Burton is now my epitaph, my cross, my title, my image. I have achieved a kind of diabolical fame. It has nothing to do with my talents as an actor. That counts for little now. I am the diabolically famous Richard Burton.
Had two daughters by his first wife, Sybil Williams
. Actress Kate Burton
(born 1957) and Jessica (born 1961), who was diagnosed as profoundly autistic and would eventually be institutionalized.
Frequently played self-loathing characters, particularly in his later career.