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 |
15 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
6 Interviews |
43 Articles |
18 Pictorials |
53 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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[in 1974] I was up to, I'm told, because, of course, you don't remember if you drink that much, about two-and-a-half to three bottles of hard liquor a day. Fascinating idea, of course, drink on that scale. It's rather nice to have gone through it and to have survived.
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.