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.
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I'm not dedicated, I never was. In a sense I'm totally alienated from the craft that I employ so superficially and successfully. (1970)
Frankly told the press that he appeared in the movies Breakthrough
(1979), Circle of Two
(1981) and Lovespell
(1981) (generally considered by critics to be three of his worse films, all of them critical and box office disasters that eroded the reputation he had recently fought back to reclaim with his appearance on stage and screen in Equus
(1977)) for the money. Burton, who had effectively been ...
Frequently played self-loathing characters, particularly in his later career.