Appeared (his Broadway debut) in John Gielgud
's production of Christopher Fry
's romantic comedy "The Lady's Not For Burning" (at the Royale Theatre on 11/8/50. The show closed on March 17, 1951 after 151 performances.
4 Biographical Movies |
15 Print Biographies |
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The learned doctors told me if I continued to booze I should be prepared to welcome the end.
In 1961 he won a Tony Award for playing King Arthur in the original production of Lerner & Loewe's (Alan Jay Lerner
and Frederick Loewe
) Broadway musical "Camelot". When the film was in pre-production in the mid-1960s Burton turned down an attractive offer to reprise the role and Richard Harris
was cast as The Once & Future King. Burton subsequently appeared in the 1980 Broadway revival of the ...
Frequently played self-loathing characters, particularly in his later career.