Burton Richard

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 (bûr′tn), Richard Originally Richard Jenkins. 1925-1984.
British stage and film actor noted for his powerful dramatic performances in such films as The Robe (1953) and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966).
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8 Richard Burton RICHARD BURTON became the winningmost point-to-point rider in Britain when scoring the 385th victory of his career on Sin E An Capaill at the South Herefordshire meeting at Garnons on March 6 en route to his fourth championship.
* Sally with her late husband, acting legend Richard Burton Richard Burton''s widow Sally pictured in Aberavon yesterday