Definition of Burton, Richard in US English:

Burton, Richard

proper noun

  • (1925–84), Welsh actor; born Richard Jenkins. He played a number of Shakespearean roles on stage before appearing in movies such as The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1966) and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966). He often costarred with Elizabeth Taylor, whom he married twice.

Pronunciation

Burton, Richard

/ˈbərtn//ˈbərtn/