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Donald Burton Biography (1934-)
Born February 10, 1934, in Norwich, Norfolk, England; son of William Kerry (aperformer with the stage name Billy Burton) and Florence Eileen (a homemaker; maiden name, Callow) Burton; married Gwendy Veronica Rivers, 1958 (divorced, 1966); married Carroll Baker (an actress), March 10, 1980; children: Rachel, Sarah, Kerri. Addresses: Agent: Abrams Artists and Associates Ltd.,420 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10017.
- Birth Details
- February 10, 1934
- Norwich, Norfolk, England
Credits; Stage Appearances
- Professor, Educating Rita, Picadilly Theatre, London, 1981-82.
- (Off-Broadway debut) Reg Drummond, Privates on Parade, RoundaboutTheatre, 1989.
- Salerio, The Merchant of Venice, 46th Street Theatre, New York City, 1989- 90.
- Appeared as Astrov, Uncle Vanya, Guildford, England, 1980; Bob, How the Other Half Lives, Picadilly Theatre; title role, Macbeth,Haymarket Theatre, Leicester, England; chorus leader, The Oresteia, Old Vic Theatre, London; Horatio, Hamlet, Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC); Coupler, The Relapse, RSC; Lord Chief Justice, Henry IV, Part II, RSC; Duke of Exeter in the seven-play series The War of the Roses, RSC; Brick, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Phoenix Theatre, Leicester, England; title role, Alfie, Phoenix Theatre; and Rupert of Henzau, ThePrisoner of Zenda, Chichester, England; appeared in A School for Scandal, Haymarket Theatre, London; Murder in Mind, Theatre Royal Windsor; Celebration, London; and Motive. Toured in the lead role,Night and Day, New Zealand cities, 1979.
Credits; Television Appearances; Series
- Brunet, The Roads to Freedom, syndicated, 1972 (also broadcast inEngland by BBC).
- Appeared as Commander Nialls, Warship, BBC; Karekin, Upstairs,Downstairs, broadcast in the United States on Masterpiece Theatreby PBS and in England by LWT.
Credits; Other Television Appearances
- Dolohov, War and Peace (mini-series), PBS, 1973-74 (also broadcastin England by BBC).
- Appeared as Archie, Nannie, BBC; Souverine, Germinal, BBC;Count Vandeauvres, Nana, BBC; Ackerman, Big Breadwinner Hog, Granada TV; Trotter, The Duchess of Duke Street, BBC; and Ralph Hattersley, Tenent of Wildfell Hall, BBC; played leading roles in The Man Who Was Hunting Himself, BBC; and The Aweful Mr. Goodall, LWT; alsoappeared in British television programs Andrew Pelham, BBC; PowerGame, ATV; Fraud Squad, ATV; Justice, YTV; Public Eye, Thames TV; Crown Court, Granada TV; Play for Britain, ThamesTV; Silver Blaze, Harlech TV; Two's Company, LWT; Blood Letting, BBC; Rooms, Thames TV; Doombold Chase, Harlech TV; Wilde Alliance, YTV; 1990, BBC; Sweeney, Euston TV; Chatterbox, Anglia TV; General Hospital, ATV; Turtles Progress, ATV; Heartland, ATV; Minder, Euston TV; Onedin Line, BBC; Talisman, BBC; Jackanory Playhouse, BBC; Brack Report, Thames TV; Jemima Shaw Investigates, Thames TV; The Consultant, BBC; Wynne and Penkovsky, BBC; Bergerac, BBC; Flying High (pilot), BBC; and A Question of Commitment, Thames TV.
Credits; Film Appearances
- Amr, Mohammad, Messenger of God (also known as The Message), Filmco International, 1976.
- Alfred, Hudson Hawk, TriStar, 1991.
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