He played Iago and Othello in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," at the Old Vic Theatre with John Neville (Othello/Iago), Rosemary Harris, and Wendy Hiller in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I have to think hard to name an interesting man who does not drink.
He was on a flight to California from Mexico, when he ran into a young man interested in acting. Burton encouraged him to pursue it full time during their conversation. That young man was Kevin Costner
, who promptly left his marketing job to pursue an acting career.
Frequently played self-loathing characters, particularly in his later career.