Richard Burton: Taylor-Made For Stardom | 2001
Profile of actor Richard Burton. He was born Richard Jenkins, the son of a miner in South Wales. His mother died when he was two. At 15, his life was transformed by Philip Burton, a schoolteacher with a passion for the theater. Under his guidance, Richard became an actor and changed his last name from Jenkins to Burton. He made his reputation as an actor on the English stage, but his love affair with Elizabeth Taylor transformed him into an international film star.