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Richard Burton
   was a name mentioned in   
I Shall Be Free
Richard Burton
   is the stage name of   
Richard Jenkins
Welsh actor, had been nominated seven times for Academy Awards for acting, but never won
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
   starred   
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and George Segal
Richard Burton
   was born in   
Pontrhydfen, Wales
1925-1984. Gained recognition for both classical and modern roles in motion pictures
Richard Burton
   married Liz Taylor between   
March 15, 1964 - June 26, 1974
Richard Burton (again)
   married Liz Taylor between   
October 10, 1975 - July 29, 1976
Richard Burton
   directed   
Doctor Faustus (1967)
Drama
The V. I. P.s (1963)
   starred   
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Louis Jourdan
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Elsa Martinelli, Margaret Rutherford & Maggie Smith. Plot: Fog delays a group of travelers headed for New York. They wait at the V.I.P. lounge of London Airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life
Green Grow the Rushes (1951)
   starred   
Roger Livesey, Honor Blackman and Richard Burton
Director: Derek N. Twist. Also starred Frederick Leister, John Salew & Colin Gordon. Plot: A group of enterprising smugglers make use of an ancient charter to smuggle brandy into the southern coast of England...
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
   starred   
John Hurt, Richard Burton and Suzanna Hamilton
Director: Michael Radford. Also starred Cyril Cusack, Gregor Fisher & James Walker. Plot: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love. Burton's last film and his year of death.
Cleopatra (1963)
   starred   
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Rex Harrison
Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Also starred Pamela Brown, George Cole and Hume Cronyn. Plot: Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra (Taylor). Won 4 Oscars
The Klansman (1974)
   starred   
Lee Marvin, Richard Burton and Cameron Mitchell
Director: Terence Young. Also starred O. J. Simpson, Lola Falana & David Huddleston. Plot: An FBI Agent goes undercover in the Ku Klux Klan.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
   starred   
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and George Segal
IMDB:8.1/10. Director: Mike Nichols. Won 5 Oscars incl. Elizabeth Taylor for Best actress and 3 Baftas.
Richard Burton
   won the Golden Globe for   
Equus
Best Actor - Drama, 1977
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
   starred   
Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold and Irene Papas
Director: Charles Jarrott. Also starred Anthony Quayle, John Colicos & Michael Hordem. Plot: Henry VIII (Burton) of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
Equus (1977)
   starred   
Richard Burton, Peter Firth and Colin Blakely
Director: Sidney Lumet. Also starred Joan Plowright, Harry Andrews & Eileen Atkins
The Night of the Iguana (1964)
   starred   
Richard Burton, Ava Gardner and Deborah Kerr
Villain (1971)
   starred   
Richard Burton, Ian McShane and Nigel Davenport
Director: Michael Tuchner. Also starred Donald Sinden, Fiona Lewis & T. P. McKenna. Plot: Murderous, sadistic London gang leader Vic Dakin (Burton), a mother-obsessed homosexual modeled on real-life gangster Ronnie Kray...
The Medusa Touch (1978)
   starred   
Richard Burton, Lino Ventura and Lee Remick
Director: Jack Gold. Also starred Harry Andrews, Alan Badel & Marie-Christine Barrault. Plot: Psychological thriller about a novelist, a telekinetic, who causes disasters simply by thinking about them
Look Back in Anger (1958)
   starred   
Richard Burton, Claire Bloom and Mary Ure
Director: Tony Richardson. Also starred Edith Evans, Gary Raymond & Glen Byam Shaw. Plot: A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values.
Becket (1964)
   starred   
Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole and John Gielgud
Director: Peter Glenville. Also starred Gino Cervi, Paolo Stoppa & Donald Wolfit. Plot: An English king comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the king's.
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (1965)
   starred   
Richard Burton, Claire Bloom and Oskar Werner
Director: Martin Ritt. Also starred Sam Wanamaker, George Voskovec & Rupert Davies. Plot: British agent Alec Leamas (Burton) refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
Where Eagles Dare (1968)
   starred   
Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood and Mary Ure
Director: Brian G. Hutton. Also starred Patrick Wymark, Michael Hordern & Donald Houston. Plot" Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner... but that's not all that's really going on.






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