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Richard Burton

Data di nascita: 10. Novembre 1925
Data di morte: 5. Agosto 1984

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Richard Burton, pseudonimo di Richard Walter Jenkins , è stato un attore cinematografico e teatrale britannico. Nella sua carriera Burton è stato nominato sette volte all'Oscar come miglior attore, senza mai aggiudicarsi il premio.

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Frasi Richard Burton

„The Welsh are all actors. It's only the bad ones who become professional.“

—  Richard Burton
In The Little Book of Wales http://books.google.com/books?id=FLU7AwAAQBAJ&pg=PT56, The History Press, 1 May 2013, p. 56

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„Richard Burton is now my epitaph, my cross, my title, my image. I have achieved a kind of diabolical fame. It has nothing to do with my talents as an actor. That counts for little now. I am the diabolically famous Richard Burton.“

—  Richard Burton
Interview in 1963 quoted In Robert Andrews The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations http://books.google.com/books?id=VK0vR4fsaigC&pg=PT250, Penguin UK, 30 October 2003, p. 259

„If you're going to make rubbish, be the best rubbish in it.“

—  Richard Burton
In Gene N Landrum Paranoia & Power: Fear & Fame of Entertainment Icons http://books.google.com/books?id=x3uHJsk1DuwC&pg=PA225, Morgan James Publishing, 1 November 2007, p. 225

„When I played drunks I had to remain sober because I didn't know how to play them when I was drunk.“

—  Richard Burton
In Mark Pollman Bottled Wisdom: Over 1,000 Spirited Quotations & Anecdotes http://books.google.com/books?id=fM3CO-2nW7sC&pg=PA146, Wildstone Media, 1 January 1998, p. 146,

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„I'm afraid we are temporarily out in the cold, and fallen stars. What is remarkable is that we have stayed up there for so long.“

—  Richard Burton
In "Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor: The Love Letters. How drinking cocooned them from pressure of fame. Without it, they couldn't even make love." The reason for this was the low-budget movies made by new kids on the block that were making money.

„This diamond has so many carats it's almost a turnip.“

—  Richard Burton
In Olivia St. Claire Sex Devotional: 365 Days of Passion, Positions, and Pure Pleasure http://books.google.com/books?id=QMGeucMkKrAC&pg=PA309The, Adams Media, 18 November 2009, p. 309 The diamond weighing 69.4 carats was gifted by Burton to Elizabeth Taylor on her fortieth birthday, which she later sold after her divorce for $5 million to fund a hospital in Botswana.

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„If you're a bad actor, you don't get hired. But if you're a bad doctor, you can still practice medicine.“

—  Richard Burton
In Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor: The Love Letters. How drinking cocooned them from pressure of fame. Without it, they couldn't even make love http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1284504/Richard-Burton-Elizabeth-Taylor-The-Love-Letters-How-drinking-cocooned-pressure-fame-Without-make-love.html, Mail Online, 7 June 2010

„I might run from her for a thousand years and she is still my baby child. Our love is so furious that we burn each other out.“

—  Richard Burton
In Katharine Viner The Guardian Year 2006 http://books.google.com/books?id=FqEWAQAAIAAJ, Random House, 2007, p. 287

„I wanted that diamond because it is incomparably lovely. And it should be on the loveliest woman [Elizabeth Taylor] in the world.“

—  Richard Burton
In "Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor: The Love Letters. How drinking cocooned them from pressure of fame. Without it, they couldn't even make love." From then on, the stone came to be known as the 'Taylor-Burton diamond'

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