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  • His real name was Richard Walter Jenkins, Jr. He took his professional name from his former schoolmaster, Philip Burton. He was born on November 19, 1925 in Pontrhydyfen, South Wales. He died on August 5, 1984 in Geneva, Switzerland of a brain hemorrhage. He was survived by his widow, Sally Hay Burton. He was previously married to 
  • Sybil Williams (1948-1963)
  • Elizabeth Taylor twice ( 1964-1974 and 1975-1976)
  • Susan Hunt (1976-1982) from whom he was divorced in 1982

  • Actor Filmography


    Director Filmography

    Notable TV Guest Appearances


    * "Fall Guy, The" (1981), as Himself
    * "Hallmark Hall of Fame" (1951), as Alec Harvey (ep. *"Brief Encounter" (11/12/74)')
    * "Here's Lucy" (1968), as himself (9/14/70)
    * "World of Love, A" (12/22/70), as himself
    * "Sammy Davis Jr. Show, The" (1966), as Guest (1/7/66)
    * "Hallmark Hall of Fame" (1951), as [unknown] (ep. 'The Tempest (2/3/60)')
    * "Fifth Column, The" (1/29/60), as [unknown]
    * "DuPont Show of the Month, The" (1957), as Heathcliffe (ep. 'Wuthering Heights (5/9/58)')