How old was Richard Burton in the movie Nineteen Eighty-Four?

Richard Burton was 57 in Nineteen Eighty-Four when he played the character 'O'Brien'.

That was over 39 years ago in 1984.

In 1984 he died aged just 58, starring in 89 films in his career, 9 of those after Nineteen Eighty-Four was first released. If he were alive today he would be 98.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Nineteen Eighty-Four, I think Richard Burton looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Michael Radford has worked with Richard Burton just once in his career.
  • Richard Burton's first movie was as 'Gareth' in The Last Days of Dolwyn, released in 1949 when he was 22
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four scores 6.84 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Nineteen Eighty-Four

Richard Burton's other movies