Frases de Richard Burton

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Richard Burton

Fecha de nacimiento: 10. Noviembre 1925
Fecha de muerte: 5. Agosto 1984


Richard Burton, CBE, de nombre real Richard Walter Jenkins fue un actor británico, nominado en siete ocasiones al Premio Oscar.

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Frases Richard Burton


„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, 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.

„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, Mail Online, 7 June 2010

„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, 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, 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, Wildstone Media, 1 January 1998, p. 146,


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

— Richard Burton
In The Little Book of Wales, The History Press, 1 May 2013, p. 56