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17 Pictorials |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[Of Sybil Williams
] We came from the same village. We were close friends. When I heard that Rich [Richard Burton
] and Sybil had got together, I thought, "The lucky bastard". She was the best thing that ever happened to him.
With the success of Concrete Jungle
(1960), Baker all but displaced his polar opposite Dirk Bogarde
to become Britain's most popular star. However, Zulu
(1964) was his last huge success. His career was damaged by the commercial failure of Sands of the Kalahari
(1965) and Robbery
(1967), although the latter received favourable reviews.
Often played tough working class characters