He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Twelfth Night," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Claire Bloom, Michael Hordern, and John Neville in the cast. Carey was director.
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A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.
Was a great fan of baseball, which he followed avidly when he was in America. Burton thought Pulitzer Prize-winning baseball columnist Red Smith
was a brilliant writer. Burton played softball with a team from the Broadway theatre in the 1980s, despite crippling bursitis in his shoulder.
Frequently played self-loathing characters, particularly in his later career.