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About Richard Burton

Richard Burton, CBE (10 November 1925 - 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. He was at one time the highest-paid actor in Hollywood.

Professional Biography

Richard Burton had secret flings with Hollywood legends Marilyn Monroe and Lana Turner while he was still married to his first wife, reveals a new biography.

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Travel + Leisure Names Ritz-Carlton Montreal Favourite Canadian City Hotel in 2015 World's Best Awards Readers' Survey
Ritz-Carlton Montreal is pleased to announce it has been named the "No. 1 city hotel in Canada" by Travel + Leisure, as part of the magazine's 2015 World's Best Awards Readers' Survey.

Ritz-Carlton Montreal and INFINITI Canada to Host "Hamptons Chic"-Themed Grand Prix Party, With Special Guest Appearance by David Coulthard
The crème de la crème of the international racing community are set to assemble in Montreal for the annual Formula One Grand Prix, from June 5 to 7, 2015. Yet the city's most-anticipated social event will be off the Gilles Villeneuve racetrack, at Ritz-Carlton Montreal's Grand Prix party in conjunction with INFINITI Canada.

Ritz-Carlton Montreal's Newest Winter Package Counters Plunging Temperatures With Suite Savings
If the freezing temperatures and mountains of snow are not enough to induce chronic hibernation, Ritz-Carlton Montreal is giving guests even more incentive to check-in and snuggle up indoors in front a roaring fire

Ritz-Carlton Montreal Unveils Canada's First Dom Perignon Champagne Bar
Montreal's most-stylish denizens and oenophiles flocked to the iconic Ritz-Carlton Montreal last night to toast the official opening of the luxury hotel's new Dom Pérignon Champagne Bar

Ritz-Carlton Montreal Showcases Exhibition From Renowned Montreal Artist, Danielle R O Y
This summer, Ritz-Carlton Montreal offers guests an insider experience of the city's arts and culture scene with an exhibition by renowned local artist, Danielle R O Y. Her collection, titled «Une fleur = un être humain», "A flower = a human being," will be on display at the iconic luxury Montreal hotel until September 5, 2014.

Ritz-Carlton Montreal and Infiniti Canada Present an Exclusive Grand Prix Party Inspired by Performance
Montreal is gearing-up for the Formula One Grand Prix, and the Ritz-Carlton Montreal, in conjunction with Infiniti Canada, is hosting an exclusive Grand Prix party just hours before the drivers start their engines. The event will take place in the luxury Montreal hotel's Palm Court, Oval Room and Oval Terrace on Friday, June 6th, beginning at 6.00pm until 2.00am.

Ritz-Carlton Montreal Announces Five-Year Partnership With Local Children's Charity, Chu Sainte-Justine Foundation
The Ritz-Carlton Montreal has just announced a five-year partnership with local children's charity, CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation. The luxury hotel in Montreal has made a pledge of $100,000, over five-years, towards Sainte-Justine's Healing More Better campaign

LiLo 'snuck booze in wrecked Porsche'
Lindsay Lohan has dodged a serious problem after police confiscated an open container of alcohol in the trunk of the car that she crashed into a truck on Friday.

LiLo released from hospital merely 2 hours after car accident
Lindsay Lohan was released from the hospital just two hours after the actress crashed her black Porsche while driving on the Pacific Coast Highway just before Friday noon.

LiLo hospitalised after car crash
Lindsay Lohan was taken to a hospital in Los Angeles after the actress crashed her black Porsche while driving on the Pacific Coast Highway just before Friday noon.

LiLo not acting in 'Gotti', says rep
Lindsay Lohan's representative has dismissed reports suggesting that the actress may return to the cast of mob movie 'Gotti', insisting an agreement with producers cannot be made.

LiLo pops out of flimsy dress while shooting 'Liz and Dick'
Lindsay Lohan had a wardrobe malfunction while filming one of her first scenes in the Lifetime movie 'Liz and Dick', which details the tumultuous relationship between Hollywood legends Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

LiLo getting 'obsessed' with Liz Taylor's role in biopic
Lindsay Lohan, who plays Elizabeth Taylor in an upcoming biopic 'Liz and Dick', is apparently getting 'obsessed' with the role.

Grant Bowler to play Richard Burton in Liz Taylor biopic
Australian actor Grant Bowler has been cast alongside Lindsay Lohan in the Elizabeth Taylor biopic 'Liz and Dick'.

LiLo's handlers 'advising her to steer clear of ex Samantha Ronson'
Lindsay Lohan's handlers are urging her to stay away from ex-girlfriend Samantha Ronson while the troubled actress is shooting Lifetime biopic about Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton 'Liz 'n' Dick'.

Marilyn Monroe 'ordered nude photoshoot to counter Liz Taylor's fame'
Marilyn Monroe was so desperate to eclipse the popularity of Elizabeth Taylor that she decided to commission a nude photo shoot by the poolside in the 1960s, a new book has revealed.

LiLo wants Gerard Butler as co-star in 'Liz and Dick'
Lindsay Lohan is hoping that Gerard Butler is cast opposite her in the upcoming Lifetime movie 'Liz and Dick,' about Elizabeth Taylor's turbulent relationship with Richard Burton, who the actress married twice.

LiLo called 'most insured actress ever'
Larry Thompson, producer of Lindsay Lohan's upcoming biopic 'Liz and Dick', thinks that the actress 'may be the most insured actress that ever walked on a soundstage'.

LiLo confirmed to play Liz Taylor in biopic
Lindsay Lohan's comeback role as Elizabeth Taylor has officially been confirmed.

New documentary reveals Elizabeth Taylor's love for diamonds
Elizabeth Taylor had a great love of jewels, especially diamonds, her friends have revealed in a new documentary.

LiLo swears off dating to focus on career
Lindsay Lohan has decided to concentrate on her role as Dame Elizabeth Taylor in the upcoming flick and has sworn off dating for sometime to avoid distraction.

LiLo thinks she's 'perfect as Dame Elizabeth Taylor'
Lindsay Lohan is convinced that she's the perfect choice to portray Dame Elizabeth Taylor in an upcoming TV biopic, as the two share "a lot of similarities" in terms of love and life in the spotlight.

LiLo to play Dame Elizabeth Taylor
Lindsay Lohan has reportedly bagged the role of Dame Elizabeth Taylor in a new TV movie, on the condition that she keeps out of trouble.

LiLo may play Liz Taylor in new movie
Lindsay Lohan is reportedly in talks to play the role of a young Dame Elizabeth Taylor in an upcoming TV movie.

Romance Through the Ages-Fairmont Launches Greatest Love Story Photo Contest to Win a Trip to the London Movie Premiere of TITANIC in 3D
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Liz Taylor's dog ate her $11.8m pearl!
Elizabeth Taylor's dog almost ate her world-famous La Peregrina pearl - which sold at auction this past week for a record 11.8 million dollars -just moments after she got it as a Valentine's gift from husband Richard Burton.

Kim Kardashian splurges $65k on Elizabeth Taylor's 3 diamond bracelets
Kim Kardashian splashed out a colossal 65,000 dollars during an auction to secure three diamond and jade bracelets owned by her "idol" Elizabeth Taylor.

Liz Taylor's jewels fetch record $118m
Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection set a new world record on Tuesday after selling for 118 million dollars at an auction.

Richard Burton's widow sick of hearing talk of Liz Taylor romance
Richard Burton's widow, Sally, has revealed that she gets "pissed off with all the talk" of the great love story of her late husband and Elizabeth Taylor.

Dame Elizabeth Taylor's wedding dresses to be auctioned
The wedding dresses worn by late actress Dame Elizabeth Taylor will be sold off later this year as part of an auction of her clothes and accessories.

Elizabeth Taylor's iconic jewels to go under the hammer
Elizabeth Taylor's world-renowned jewellery collection valued at 30million dollars will be auctioned at Christie's in New York in December.

Late Richard Burton set for 'star' honour on 'Walk of Fame'
It has emerged that the late actor Richard Burton is all set to be honoured with a star on Hollywood's 'Walk of Fame'.

J Lo, Winslet, Aniston and Scarlett among 2012 Hollywood Walk Of Fame honourees
Actresses Jennifer Lopez, Kate Winslet, Jennifer Aniston and Scarlett Johansson have been nominated for 2012 Hollywood Walk Of Fame honours.

Martin Scorsese to direct Liz Taylor love film?
Martin Scorsese is a frontrunner to depict Dame Elizabeth Taylor's tempestuous relationship with Richard Burton in a new film.

Renowned Film & Opera Director Franco Zeffirelli's Former Home in Amalfi Coast Now Available as Private Villa Rental: In Villas Veritas Introduces the New Crown Jewel of the Amalfi Coast -- Villa Tre Ville
Villa expert Laura Blair, founder of In Villas Veritas (, is delighted to announce the addition of Villa Tre Ville on Italy's Almafi Coast as a private rental to their extensive roster of luxury villa properties in Europe, the Caribbean, and the United States.

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