He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King John," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Michael Hordern, Fay Compton, and John Neville in the cast. George Devine was director.
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Having discovered sex, I began looting and plundering it with great delight.
The producers of the film Equus
(1977), who envisioned either Marlon Brando
or Jack Nicholson
in the role of the psychiatrist "Martin Dysart" in the film version, would only consider Burton for the role if he agreed to undertake a screen-test of sorts by playing the role on Broadway. Though considered one of the most brilliant theatre actors of his generation, Burton had not been on the ...
Frequently played self-loathing characters, particularly in his later career.