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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton 

Chris Abraham
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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Burton. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Burton on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Burton as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Burton along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Burton, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Burtons include Richard Burton, Tim Burton, and Cliff Burton, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Richard Burton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 59 (1925-1984) from Pontrhydyfen, United Kingdom
Richard Burton, (; born Richard Walter Jenkins Jr.; 10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. Noted for his mellifluous baritone voice, Burton established himself as a formidable ...more
Tim Burton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 60 from Burbank, California, United States of America
Timothy Walter Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American filmmaker, artist, writer, and animator. He is known for his dark, gothic, and eccentric horror and fantasy films such as Beetlejuice ...more
Cliff Burton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 24 (1962-1986) from Castro Valley, California, United States of America
Clifford Lee Burton (February 10, 1962 – September 27, 1986) was an American musician and songwriter, best known as the bass guitarist for the American band Metallica from December 1982 until ...more
Hilarie Burton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 36 from Sterling, Virginia, United States of America
Hilarie Ros Burton (born July 1, 1982) is an American actress and producer. A former host of MTV's Total Request Live, she portrayed Peyton Sawyer on The WB/CW drama One Tree Hill for six ...more
LeVar Burton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 62 from Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany
Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr. (born February 16, 1957) is an American actor, presenter, director and author. He is best known for his role as Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: The ...more
James Burton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 79 from Dubberly, Louisiana, United States of America
James Edward Burton (born August 21, 1939, in Dubberly, Louisiana) is an American guitarist. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 2001 (his induction speech was given by longtime fan ...more
Jeff Burton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 51 from South Boston, Virginia, United States of America
Jeffrey Tyler Burton (born June 29, 1967), nicknamed "The Mayor", is an American former professional stock car racing driver and current racing commentator. He scored 21 career ...more
Dan Burton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 80 from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
Danny Lee Burton (born June 21, 1938) is an American politician. Burton is the former U.S. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district, and previously the 6th district, serving from ...more
Lance Burton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Lance Burton Age 58 from Columbia, Kentucky, United States of America
William Lance Burton (born March 10, 1960 in Columbia, Kentucky) is an American stage magician. He performed more than 15,000 shows in Las Vegas for over 5,000,000 people. In 2010 he ended his ...more
Kate Burton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 61 from Switzerland, European Free Trade Association, Canton of Geneva, Geneva
Katherine Burton (born September 10, 1957) is a Swiss-born Welsh-American actress, daughter of actor Richard Burton and Sybil Burton. On television, Burton received critical acclaim for ...more
Steve Burton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 48 from Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Jack Stephen Burton (born June 28, 1970) is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of Jason Morgan on General Hospital from 1991 to 2012 and 2017 to present, and Dylan McAvoy on The ...more
Sarah Burton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 45 from Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Sarah Jane Burton (née Heard, born 1974) is an English fashion designer, currently creative director of fashion brand Alexander McQueen. She designed Catherine Middleton's wedding dress ...more
Kim Burton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Kim Burton
Gary Burton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 76 from Anderson, Indiana, United States of America
Gary Burton (born January 23, 1943) is an American jazz vibraphonist, composer, and educator. Burton developed a pianistic style of four-mallet technique as an alternative to the prevailing ...more
Corey Burton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 63 from Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Corey Gregg Weinberg (born August 3, 1955), known professionally as Corey Burton, is an American voice actor, known as the current voice of Ludwig Von Drake, Captain Hook and others for The Walt ...more
Jared Burton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 37 from Westminster, South Carolina
Levi Jared Burton (born June 2, 1981) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds and Minnesota Twins.
Ward Burton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 57 from South Boston, Virginia
John Edward "Ward" Burton III (born October 25, 1961) is an American professional stock car racing driver. He has five career wins in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series (now Monster Energy ...more
Virginia Lee Burton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 59 (1909-1968) from Newton Centre, Newton, Massachusetts
Virginia Lee Burton (August 30, 1909 – October 15, 1968), also known by her married name, Virginia Demetrios, was an American illustrator and children's book author. She wrote and illustrated ...more
Amanda Burton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Amanda Burton Age 62 from Derry, United Kingdom
Irene Amanda Burton (born 10 October 1956) is an Irish actress, well known for her television roles, including Heather Black in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside, Beth Glover in Peak Practice, ...more
Norman Burton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 80 (1923-2003) from New York City, New York, United States of America
Norman Burton (December 5, 1923 – November 29, 2003), occasionally credited as Normann Burton, was an American stage film and television actor.
Robert Burton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 63 (1577-1640) from Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Robert Burton (8 February 1577 – 25 January 1640) was an English scholar at Oxford University, best known for the classic The Anatomy of Melancholy. He was also the incumbent of St Thomas the ...more
Beryl Burton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 59 (1937-1996) from Leeds, United Kingdom
Beryl Burton, OBE (12 May 1937 – 5 May 1996) was an English racing cyclist who dominated women’s cycle racing in the UK, winning more than 90 domestic championships and seven world titles, and ...more
Theodore E. Burton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 78 (1851-1929) from Jefferson, Ohio, United States of America
Theodore Elijah Burton (December 20, 1851 – October 28, 1929) was a Republican politician from Ohio. He served in the United States House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.
Mike Burton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 71 from Des Moines, Iowa
Michael Jay Burton (born July 3, 1947) is an American swimmer, three-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in two freestyle distance events.When he was an eighth grader he was ...more
Tony Burton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Age 81 from Michigan, USA, Flint
Anthony Mabron "Tony" Burton (March 23, 1937 – February 25, 2016) was an American actor, boxer, and football player. He was known for his role as Tony "Duke" Evers in the