Kate Burton

Born Sep 10, 1957

Katherine "Kate" Burton is a Welsh-American actress.

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    Huffington Post - Aug 01, 2013
  • Richard Burton's Ex Dies At Age 83
    Huffington Post - Mar 13, 2013
  • Michael Giltz: Theater: Gem Like Passion, Charming Carousel And Vanessa Redgrave In The Revisionist
    Huffington Post - Mar 01, 2013
  • 'dallas' Review: J.R. Missed Already
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jan 22, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Kate Burton.


1957 Birth Born on September 10, 1957.


1979 21 Years Old In 1979, Burton earned a bachelor's degree in Russian studies and European history from Brown University. … Read More
1982 24 Years Old Burton's first notable role on Broadway in a 1982 production of the Noël Coward play Present Laughter, which was directed by George C. Scott. … Read More
1985 27 Years Old In June 1985, Burton married Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director of the Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles and one of the producers of the Broadway musicals The Drowsy Chaperone and Curtains. … Read More


2002 44 Years Old In 2002, she portrayed two roles and was nominated for a Tony Award for both. … Read More
2006 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006 Burton was in the Off-Broadway play opposite Tony Goldwyn in The Water's Edge.
2007 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, she played Ranevskaya in The Cherry Orchard at Boston's Huntington Theatre. … Read More


2010 52 Years Old She played the role of actress Katharine Cornell in "The Grand Manner" during the summer of 2010 at Lincoln Center in New York. … Read More
2011 53 Years Old …  In 2011, Burton appeared as a veteran monster hunter in the opening episodes of the NBC supernatural drama Grimm.
2012 54 Years Old From 2012 until 2014, she played the extreme right-wing Vice President Sally Langston, a secondary antagonist, in the ABC hit show Scandal created by Shonda Rhimes. … Read More
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