He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Michael Redgrave, Alan Badel, Hugh Griffiths, Rachel Roberts, Barbara Jefford, and Ian Bannen in the cast. Michael Benthall was director. Loudon Sainthill was designer.
4 Biographical Movies |
16 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
6 Interviews |
47 Articles |
18 Pictorials |
53 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I drank too much, smoked too much and made love too much.
His attack on Sir Winston Churchill
in 1974 was widely thought to have been occasioned by the fact that he was, at the time, engaged to Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia - who was, of course, a princess in exile. She blamed Churchill and other western leaders for giving away her country to the Communists at the end of World War II. Burton's engagement to her was soon broken off.
Frequently played historic or real-life figures.