Richard Burton

Richard Burton
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Biography

Richard Walter Jenkins, 10 November 1925, Pontrhydyfen, near Neath, Wales, d. 5 August 1984, Céligny, Geneva, Switzerland. Between leaving school and going up to Oxford University Burton appeared on stage in Liverpool, England. This was in 1943 and after service in the Royal Air Force, 1944-47, he returned to the stage and also made his first appearance in films. Almost always in straight dramatic roles, he built a secure reputation in the UK and also appeared on Broadway in 1950. In the... Read more

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