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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I have achieved a sort of diabolical fame.
He died on Sunday, August 5, 1984, less than a week before he was due to begin shooting Wild Geese II
(1985), a sequel to his successful mercenary thriller The Wild Geese
(1978), made in 1978. He was the only actor returning for the film and, as Colonel Allen Faulkner, would have led a team of crack mercenaries to spring aged Nazi Rudolf Hess
from Spandau Prison in Berlin. Burton's death caused ...
Frequently played self-loathing characters, particularly in his later career.