He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Coriolanus," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Claire Bloom, Fay Compton, and Paul Daneman in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
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Circa 1970, Burton's fellow Celt (and cinema superstar) Sean Connery
, who had received excellent reviews for his portrayal of the doomed king in a 1960 Canadian television version of "Macbeth", hoped to launch a big-screen version of the Scottish play. Sean Connery
's plans were foiled when Roman Polanski
's version went into production for Hugh Hefner
's Playboy Productions. Burton, who had won a ...
Rich, gravelly, yet authoritative voice with Welsh accent.