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Richard Burton

Probably more frequently remembered for his turbulent personal life and multiple marriages, Richard Burton was nonetheless regarded as one of the great British actors of the post-WWII period. Burton was born Richard Walter Jenkins in Pontrhydyfen, Wales, to Edith Maude (Thomas) and Richard Walter Jenkins, a coal miner. His mother died while he was ...

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Nov 10, 1925 In Pontrhydyfen, Wales, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Sphinx - Geheimnisse der Geschichte
Latest Project:
Movie Jackie 2016-12-02

Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 16 nominations.

Known For
Poster of 1984
Poster of Where Eagles Dare
Poster of Becket
Poster of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Movie Inheritance Narrator 2018
Movie Lionpower from MGM None 2018
Movie Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Unknown 2018
Movie Hollywood Sex Symbols None 2018
Movie The Assassination of Trotsky Unknown 2018
Movie Jackpot Reid Lawerence 2018
Movie Beauty Is Truth Unknown 2017
Movie Jackie Unknown 2016-12-02
Movie Great Broadway Musical Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 2015
Series Colpo di scena Unknown 2014
Series Fargo Unknown 2014-04-15
Series Kulturzeit Unknown 2012
Movie Elizabeth Taylor: Auction of a Lifetime Unknown 2012
Series Welcome to the Basement Unknown 2012-01-13
Movie Elizabeth Taylor: A Tribute Himself 2011-04-16
Movie Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of the War of the Worlds: Minigame Adventure Unknown 2011
Series Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood Unknown 2010-11-01
Series Robna kuca Unknown 2009
Movie The Opening Unknown 2009-11-10
Series Duelle Unknown 2008
Series Welsh Greats Unknown 2008-03-31
Movie König der Spione - John le Carré Himself 2008-11-09
Movie John le Carré None 2008-11-25
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Movie Paris Hilton Inc.: The Selling of Celebrity Himself 2007-11-29
Movie John Osborne and the Gift of Friendship Unknown 2006
Movie Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of 'The War of the Worlds' George Herbert, The Journalist 2006-11-06
Series Hollywood Couples Unknown 2006
Movie Marcello, una vita dolce Unknown 2006
Movie La Marató 2005 Unknown 2005
Series 20 to 1 Unknown 2005-09-29
Movie Tage und Nächte in Paris Himself 2004-12-01
Movie Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate Mark Anthony 2004-06-13
Series Sphinx - Geheimnisse der Geschichte Unknown 2004
Series Sendung ohne Namen Unknown 2002-10-17
Movie Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood Unknown 2001-04-03
Movie Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Unknown 2001
Movie Elizabeth Taylor: A Musical Celebration Unknown 2000-05-26
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Series I Love 1970's Unknown 2000-07-22
Movie Hollywood Remembers Lee Marvin Unknown 2000
Movie Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 Unknown 1999
Movie Jeff Wayne's the War of the Worlds The Journalist / Narrator 1998-10-10
Series Best of British Unknown 1998
Series Conan Unknown 1997-09-22
Movie Great Romances of the 20th Century: Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Unknown 1997
Series Parkinson: The Interviews Unknown 1996
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-10-16
Movie The 50th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1996-06-02
Movie Weddings of a Lifetime Unknown 1995
Series Reputations Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie Under Milk Wood First Voice 1992-10-10
Movie The Very Best of the Ed Sullivan Show 2 Unknown 1991
Movie Lerner and Loewe: Broadway's Last Romantics Unknown 1988
Movie Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC Himself 1988-05-16
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Series American Masters Unknown 1986-06-23
Movie Jack Paar Comes Home Himself 1986-11-29
Movie Wild Geese II Unknown 1985
Movie 1984 O'Brien 1985-03-22
Movie Bob Hope's Comedy Salute to the Soaps Unknown 1985
Series The Rock 'n' Roll Years Unknown 1985-07-07
Series Ellis Island Sen. Phipps Ogden 1984-11-11
Movie All-Star Party for Frank Sinatra Unknown 1983
Movie The 37th Annual Tony Awards Himself - Co-Host 1983-06-05
Series Wagner Richard Wagner 1983-12-01
Movie I, Leonardo: A Journey of the Mind Unknown 1983
Movie To the Ends of the Earth Narrator 1983
Series The Great Hamlets Unknown 1983
Movie Star-Studded Spoof of the New TV Season, G-Rated, with Glamour, Glitter and Gags Unknown 1982
Movie Breakthrough Sgt. Rolf Steiner 1981-01-01
Movie Margret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den Besonderen Unknown 1981-10-11
Series The Fall Guy Unknown 1981-11-04
Movie Absolution Father Goddard 1981-10-10
Movie Lovespell Unknown 1981
Movie Circle of Two Unknown 1981
Movie The Wild Geese Unknown 1978
Movie The 35th Annual Golden Globe Awards Himself - Presenter 1978-01-01
Movie The 50th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1978-04-03
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda Himself 1978-03-15
Movie Wer sagt mir, wer ich bin... Himself 1978-09-29
Movie The Medusa Touch Morlar 1978-10-11
Movie California Suite Unknown 1978-12-22
Movie Good Old Days Part II Unknown 1978-11-25
Movie Hollywood's Diamond Jubilee Unknown 1978
Movie The People's Command Performance Himself 1978-01-13
Movie Profile: Hardy Krüger Unknown 1978
Movie Exorcist II: The Heretic Unknown 1977
Series Kane on Friday Unknown 1977
Movie The Voyage Cesare Braggi 1977-01-01
Movie Equus Martin Dysart 1977-10-01
Series Hollywood Greats Unknown 1977-08-04
Movie America at the Movies George 1977-10-12
Movie Volcano: An Inquiry Into the Life and Death of Malcolm Lowry Malcolm Lowry 1976-11-01
Series Live from Lincoln Center Unknown 1976-01-30
Series La nuit des Césars Unknown 1976-04-01
Movie The 30th Annual Tony Awards Himself - Co-Host, Special Award Recipient & Presenter 1976-04-18
Movie CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years Himself 1976-11-28
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Apropos Film Unknown 1975
Series The Dick Cavett Show Unknown 1975-08-16
Movie The Gathering Storm Winston Churchill 1974-11-29
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie Brief Encounter Alec Harvey 1974-11-12
Movie The Klansman Unknown 1974
Movie Divorce His - Divorce Hers Unknown 1973
Movie The Battle of Sutjeska Josip Broz Tito 1973-07-03
Movie Massacre in Rome Lt. Col. Herbert Kappler 1973-10-24
Movie Under Milk Wood Unknown 1973-01-21
Movie Hammersmith Is Out Unknown 1972
Movie Bluebeard Unknown 1972
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Movie Villain Vic Dakin 1971-09-19
Movie Raid on Rommel Foster 1971-02-12
Series Film 2017 Unknown 1971-11-16
Movie Mooch Goes to Hollywood Unknown 1971
Movie The 42nd Annual Academy Awards Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role 1970-04-07
Movie A World of Love Unknown 1970
Movie Staircase Unknown 1969
Movie Laughter in the Dark Sir Edward More 1969-09-01
Movie Anne Boleyn's England Unknown 1969
Movie Where Eagles Dare Maj. Smith 1969-03-12
Movie Anne of the Thousand Days Unknown 1969-12-18
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Series Paris aktuell Unknown 1968
Movie A Wall in Jerusalem Unknown 1968
Movie On Location: Where Eagles Dare Himself 1968-11-01
Series Here's Lucy Unknown 1968-09-23
Movie Boom! Chris Flanders 1968-05-26
Series 60 Minutes Unknown 1968-09-24
Movie Candy MacPhisto 1968-12-17
Movie Robert Kennedy Remembered Unknown 1968
Series Public Broadcast Laboratory Unknown 1968
Movie The Taming of the Shrew Petruchio 1967-03-08
Movie The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Narrator 1967-10-10
Movie The Comedians Unknown 1967-10-31
Series Omnibus Unknown 1967-10-13
Movie The Heart of Show Business Unknown 1967
Movie The Comedians in Africa Unknown 1967
Series Acting in the Sixties Unknown 1967
Movie Mondo Hollywood Unknown 1967
Movie Wir sterben vor Unknown 1967-12-01
Movie Doctor Faustus Unknown 1967
Movie Per Firenze Himself - Narrator 1966-11-23
Series ABC Scope Unknown 1966
Series Bitte umblättern Unknown 1966
Series The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show Unknown 1966
Series Gala de l'Unicef Unknown 1966-11-25
Movie The Sandpiper Unknown 1965
Movie Eulogy to 5.02 Narrator 1965-10-10
Movie The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Alec Leamas 1965-12-16
Movie The Big Sur Himself / Narrator 1965-05-01
Movie What's New Pussycat Unknown 1965-06-22
Movie A Statue for 'The Sandpiper' Unknown 1965
Movie The Days of Wilfred Owen Narrator 1965-10-10
Movie Freedom Spectacular Unknown 1964
Series Cinema Unknown 1964-05-14
Movie Becket Becket / Thomas Becket 1964-03-11
Movie Zulu Unknown 1964-06-17
Movie The 18th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1964
Movie On the Trail of the Iguana Himself 1964-10-01
Movie Hamlet Unknown 1964
Movie The Night of the Iguana Unknown 1964-08-06
Movie Hollywood: The Great Stars Unknown 1963-02-20
Movie The Guest Unknown 1963
Series Hollywood and the Stars Unknown 1963
Movie Cleopatra Unknown 1963
Movie The V.I.P.s Unknown 1963
Series The Jack Paar Program Unknown 1963
Movie Farewell to the Vic Unknown 1963
Movie The Broadway of Lerner and Loewe Himself / Arthur 1962-02-11
Movie The Longest Day Flying Officer David Campbell 1962-10-04
Movie The 15th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1961
Movie A Tribute to Dylan Thomas Himself 1961-10-10
Movie March to Aldermaston Narrator 1961-01-13
Series Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years Unknown 1960
Series BBC Sunday-Night Play Unknown 1960-01-03
Movie Borrowed Pasture Himself - Narrator 1960-05-18
Movie The Tempest Caliban 1960-02-03
Movie The Fifth Column None 1960-01-29
Movie The Bramble Bush Dr. Guy Montford 1960-09-05
Series Buick-Electra Playhouse Unknown 1960
Movie Ice Palace Unknown 1960
Movie Look Back in Anger Unknown 1959
Movie A Midsummer Night's Dream Narrator 1959-09-25
Series Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z Unknown 1958
Movie Bitter Victory Captain Leith 1958-03-01
Movie Cerdyn Nadolig - Igymru Gyfan Himself 1958-12-25
Series The DuPont Show of the Month Unknown 1957-09-29
Movie Sea Wife Unknown 1957-10-16
Series Film Fanfare Unknown 1956-04-04
Movie Alexander the Great Alexander 1956-08-31
Series The James Mason Show Unknown 1956
Series Camera Three Unknown 1956-01-22
Movie Prince of Players Edwin Booth 1955-06-24
Movie Thursday's Children Narrator 1955-04-18
Movie The Rains of Ranchipur Unknown 1955-12-14
Movie My Cousin Rachel Philip Ashley 1954-12-24
Movie The Robe Unknown 1953-12-04
Movie The Desert Rats Capt. 'Tammy' MacRoberts 1953-05-20
Series Celanese Theatre Unknown 1952
Movie Green Grow the Rushes Robert 'Bob' Hammond 1951-11-06
Series Michèle and René Unknown 1951
Movie Waterfront Women Unknown 1950
Series BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Unknown 1950-01-01
Movie Her Panelled Door Unknown 1950
Movie Women of Dolwyn Gareth 1949-04-13
Movie Now Barabbas Paddy 1949-05-24
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie The Corn Is Green Unknown 1946