Appeared in the 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 (Camelot
4 Biographical Movies |
15 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
6 Interviews |
44 Articles |
18 Pictorials |
53 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 9½" (1.77 m)
Did You Know?
Everywhere you go, there's somewhere shoving a chair under your bum, and if you take out a cigarette there are eighty-four people jumping up to light it and tell you how wonderful you are. And you know it's not true.
The twelfth of thirteen children, he insisted that his way out of an impoverished Welsh childhood was due not to acting, but to books.
Frequently played self-loathing characters, particularly in his later career.