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Robert Burton (III)

Robert Burton was born on November 8, 1946 in Frankfurt, Germany as Robert Bentley Burton Jr. He is an actor, known for Trilogy of Terror (1975), Texas (1980) and Bucktown (1975). He was previously married to Karen Black. See full bio »

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Known For

Trilogy of Terror
Trilogy of Terror Chad Foster
Texas Beau Baker
Bucktown Merle
Another World
Another World Jeffrey Cartwright (1985)


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 1982 Texas (TV Series)
Beau Baker
- Episode #1.612 (1982) ... Beau Baker
 1981 Vega$ (TV Series)
Mikhail Yanovitch
 1980 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Dr. Peter Janssen
- Episode dated 28 May 1980 (1980) ... Dr. Peter Janssen
 1977 Curse of the Black Widow (TV Movie)
Jeff Wallace
 1977 Stonestreet: Who Killed the Centerfold Model? (TV Movie)
Dale Anderson
 1977 For Richer, for Poorer (TV Series)
Lee Ferguson (1977-1978)
 1975 Cannon (TV Series)
- To Still the Voice (1975) ... Austin
 1975 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Cory
- Calculated Risk (1975) ... Dr. Cory
 1975 Bucktown
 1975 Trilogy of Terror (TV Movie)
Chad Foster
 1975 Linda Lovelace for President
Huck Fish
 1974 Hangup
Boy (as Skip Burton)
 1972-1974 Lassie (TV Series)
Ron Holden / Ron
- Peace Is Our Profession (1974) ... Ron Holden (as Skip Burton)
- Run to Nowhere: Part 2 (1972) ... Ron Holden (as Skip Burton)
- Run to Nowhere: Part 1 (1972) ... Ron Holden (as Skip Burton)
- Golden Eagle (1972) ... Ron
 1974 Pray for the Wildcats (TV Movie)
Michael (as Skip Burton)
 1973 Lotsa Luck (TV Series)
Young Man
- The New Stan (1973) ... Young Man
 1971 The Courtship of Eddie's Father (TV Series)
Brian Frisbee
- The Lonely Weekend (1971) ... Brian Frisbee (as Skip Burton)
 1970 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Bob Nicholson
- This Mouth Is Rated X (1970) ... Bob Nicholson (as Skip Burton)
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Jeffrey Cartwright (1985)

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Alternate Names:

Skip Burton

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Was married to actress Karen Black at the time they filmed the cult TV-movie Trilogy of Terror (1975). Ms. Black initially turned the role down but eventually accepted when Robert was selected for a lead role in one of the three segments. Karen plays an English teacher and he plays an obsessed college student. The couple was already divorced after only little more than a year by the time the ... See more »

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