Richard Burton 207 pictures

Actor, Producer, Director
Probably more frequently remembered for his turbulent personal life and multiple marriages, Richard Burton was nonetheless 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. He received a scholarship to Oxford ...

Born: November 10, 1925
Star sign: Scorpio
Height: 5' 9½" (1.77 m)
Known for: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), Where Eagles Dare (1968), Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984), Becket (1964)