Equus Movie Poster

Equus

Dr. Martin Dysart (Richard Burton), a psychiatrist who has grown unhappy with his life, takes on the peculiar case of Alan Strang (Peter Firth),...

Nominated
Actor in a Leading Role
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Anne of the Thousand Days Movie Poster

Anne of the Thousand Days

This film adaption of a Broadway play is based on the historical events surrounding the founding of the Church of England. Catherine of Aragon...

Nominated
Actor
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
The Taming of the Shrew Movie Poster

The Taming of the Shrew

In this film adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, Grumio (Cyril Cusack) and Hortensio (Victor Spinetti) both long to wed the same beautiful...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1967)
Nominated
British Actor
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Movie Poster

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

History professor George (Richard Burton) and his boozy wife, Martha (Elizabeth Taylor), return late one Saturday night from a cocktail party...

Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1966)
Won
British Actor
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold Movie Poster

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold

At the height of the Cold War, British spy Alec Leamas (Richard Burton) is nearly ready to retire, but first he has to take on one last dangerous...

Nominated
Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1966)
Won
British Actor
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Movie Poster

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

History professor George (Richard Burton) and his boozy wife, Martha (Elizabeth Taylor), return late one Saturday night from a cocktail party...

Nominated
Actor
Becket Movie Poster

Becket

Debauched King Henry II (Peter O'Toole) installs his longtime court facilitator Thomas Becket (Richard Burton) as the Archbishop of Canterbury,...

Nominated
Actor
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Look Back in Anger Movie Poster

Look Back in Anger

In Northern England, frustrated college dropout Jimmy Porter (Richard Burton) plays music at a jazz club at night and by day works at a candy...

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1958)
Nominated
British Actor
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
The Robe Movie Poster

The Robe

In this biblical epic, a drunk and disillusioned Roman, Marcellus Gallio (Richard Burton), wins Jesus' robe in a dice game after the crucifixion....

Nominated
Actor
My Cousin Rachel Movie Poster

My Cousin Rachel

When Philip Ashley's (Richard Burton) wealthy cousin, Ambrose (John Sutton), dies suddenly, his suspicions drift to Ambrose's new and icy wife,...

Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role