Biography Of Richard Burton


Richard Burton

British Actor

Real Name: Richard Walter Jenkins

Date of Birth: November 10th 1925

Place of Birth:  Wales, UK

Date of death: August 5th, 1984

Place of death: Geneva, Switzerland

His father: a Welsh coal miner

His daughter: Kate Burton (actress)

Ex-wife: Elyzabeth Taylor

He studied acting at the Oxford University

1949 He appeared in the film The Last Days of Dolwyn

1959  Richard Burton acted in the film The Longest Day

1963 He met the love of his life while he starred in the film Cleopatra, playing the role of Marc Anthony, with Elizabeth Taylor, to him he was married twice.

1968 Richard Burton acted with actor and director Clint Eastwood in the film Where Eagles Dare

1978 After a series of unsucessful films, Richard Burton acted with Richard Harris and Roger Morre in the film The Wild Geese, a story about mercenaries in South Africa.

1983 Burton married Sally Hay, who would be his wife until he died.

1984 Short before his death and in excellent health, Burton acted in the TV series Ellis Island.

He died on August 5th, as a consecquence of a brain hemorrhage. He was only 59 years old.