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Trivia Quiz - Richard Burton: Hard-Living Actor


What do you know about the hard-living Richard Burton?

Quiz Number: 3900
Date Submitted: March 31, 2011
Quiz Categories: Movie Stars
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 61.7 percent
Times Taken: 47 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6
Quiz is about: Richard Burton

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1. Richard Burton was married five times. Who was the only woman that he loved enough to marry twice?
  A.   Sybil Williams
  B.   Suzy Hunt
  C.   Sally Hay
  D.   Elizabeth Taylor

2. In what UK country was Richard Burton born and raised?
  A.   Wales
  B.   England
  C.   Northern Ireland
  D.   Scotland

3. On a flight to California from Mexico, Richard Burton met a young man interested in acting. At Burton's encouragement, the young man quit his job and pursued acting. Who was the young man?
  A.   Brad Pitt
  B.   Matthew Modine
  C.   Nicolas Cage
  D.   Kevin Costner

4. What role did Richard Burton play in the 1963 film, "Cleopatra"?
  A.   Marc Antony
  B.   Julius Caesar
  C.   Servilius Casca
  D.   Brutus

5. Surprisingly, Richard Burton never won an Academy Award. How many times was he nominated?
  A.   5
  B.   6
  C.   7
  D.   8

6. What was the final film in which Richard Burton starred with Elizabeth Taylor?
  A.   The Taming of the Shrew
  B.   Doctor Faustus
  C.   Hammersmith is Out
  D.   Under Milk Wood

7. For his role in what play did Richard Burton win a Tony Award?
  A.   Equus (1970)
  B.   Time Remembered (1959)
  C.   Camelot (1961)
  D.   Hamlet (1964)

8. In 1969, Richard Burton bought his wife Elizabeth Taylor one of the world's largest diamonds - a 69-carat, pear-shaped stone that he paid $1M for. Who did he out bid for the ring?
  A.   Howard Hughes
  B.   Aristotle Onassis
  C.   Laurence Olivier
  D.   Truman Capote

9. What role did Richard Burton play in the 1968 film, "Where Eagles Dare"?
  A.   Turner
  B.   Rolland
  C.   Schaffer
  D.   Smith

10. Complete the following quote by Richard Burton: "home is where the ______ are."
  A.   girls
  B.   books
  C.   friends
  D.   children


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