Richard Burton autograph on a collectors card, pasted in a book about Richard Burton. The book has been published in 1981 in German and is about the films and life of this important actor.
The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
The book has minor wear, the size is 11,5 c 18 cm (4 ½ x 7 inches).
Richard Burton (1925 – 1984) was a Welsh stage and cinema actor noted for his mellifluous baritone voice and his acting talent.
Establishing himself as a formidable Shakespearean actor in the 1950s, with a memorable performance of Hamlet in 1964, Burton was called "the natural successor to Olivier" by critic and dramaturg Kenneth Tynan. An alcoholic, Burton's failure to live up to those expectations disappointed critics and colleagues and fuelled his legend as a great Thespian wastrel.
Burton was nominated seven times for an Academy Award without ever winning. He was a recipient of BAFTA, Golden Globe and Tony Awards for Best Actor.
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