Reference Entry

Burton, Richard [formerly Richard Walter Jenkins] (1925-1984), actor

Keith Baxter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Burton, Richard [formerly Richard Walter Jenkins] (1925-1984), actor, was born on 10 November 1925 at Pont-rhyd-y-fen, a village in the Afan valley, 4 miles from Port Talbot, the sixth son and twelfth of the thirteen children of Richard Jenkins, a miner, and his wife, Edith Maud Thomas, who had been ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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