Celebrities 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)
Richard Burton, CBE (10 November 1925 – 5 August 1984) was a Welsh actor. He was nominated seven times for an Academy Award, six of which were for Best Actor in a Leading Role (without ever ...more
Tim Burton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 60
Timothy Walter "Tim" Burton is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, and animator. He is known for his dark, gothic, macabre, and quirky horror and fantasy films such as ...more
Cliff Burton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 24 (1962-1986)
Clifford Lee Burton was an American musician, best known as the bass guitarist for the American thrash metal band Metallica. Burton joined Metallica in 1982 and performed on the band's first ...more
Hilarie Burton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 36
Hilarie Ross Burton 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 seasons. Burton gained ...more
LeVar Burton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 62
Levardis Robert Martyn Burton, Jr., professionally known as LeVar Burton, is an American actor, presenter, director, producer, and author. Burton is best known for his roles as the young Kunta ...more
James Burton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 79
James Burton is a film actor.
Jeff Burton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 51
Jeffrey T. "Jeff" Burton, nicknamed The Mayor, is a American stock car racing driver.
Dan Burton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 80
Danny Lee "Dan" Burton is the former U.S. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district, and previously the 6th district, serving from 1983 until 2013. He is a member of the ...more
Lance Burton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 58
William Lance Burton is an American stage magician. He performed more than 5,000 shows in Las Vegas for over 5,000,000 people. In 2010 he ended his 31-year career.
Kate Burton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 61
Katherine "Kate" Burton is a Swiss-born Welsh-American actress and the 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
Jack Stephen "Steve" Burton is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Jason Morgan on General Hospital from 1991 to 2000, briefly in 2001, and from 2002 to 2012. He also ...more
Sarah Burton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 45
Sarah Jane Burton, OBE is an English fashion designer, currently creative director of fashion brand Alexander McQueen. She designed Catherine Middleton's wedding dress for her wedding to Prince ...more
Kim Burton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Gary Burton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 76
Gary Burton is an American jazz vibraphonist, composer and jazz educator. Burton developed a pianistic style of four-mallet technique as an alternative to the prevailing two-mallet technique. ...more
Corey Burton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 63
Corey Burton is an American voice actor, perhaps best known as the current voice of Captain Hook for numerous Disney projects, Brainiac in the DC animated universe, several central characters ...more
Jared Burton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 37
Levi Jared Burton is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently signed to the Yankees. He has previously played in Major League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds and Minnesota
Ward Burton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 57
John Edward Burton III, best known as Ward Burton, is an American stock car racing driver. He has 5 career wins in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series, including the 2002 Daytona 500. Burton is the ...more
Virginia Lee Burton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 59 (1909-1968)
Virginia Lee Burton, also known by her married name, Virginia Demetrios, was an American illustrator and children's book author. She wrote and illustrated seven children's books, including The ...more
Amanda Burton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 62
Amanda Burton is a Northern Irish actress, active from 1981. During her career, Burton was best known for her television roles as Heather Black in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside, Beth Glover ...more
Norman Burton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 80 (1923-2003)
Norman Burton, occasionally credited as Normann Burton, was an American film and television actor. Born in New York City, Burton was a student of The Actor's Studio. After early work on stage, ...more
Robert Burton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 63 (1577-1640)
Robert Burton 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 Martyr, Oxford, and of Seagrave in ...more
Beryl Burton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 59 (1937-1996)
Beryl Burton, OBE was an English racing cyclist. She dominated women’s cycle racing in the UK, winning more than 90 domestic championships and seven world titles, and setting numerous national ...more
Theodore E. Burton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
Dec. at 78 (1851-1929)
Theodore Elijah Burton 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
Michael Jay Burton is an American former swimmer, three-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in two freestyle distance events. When he was an eighth grader he was hit by a ...more
Tony Burton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Burton
age 81
Anthony "Tony" Burton is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Tony "Duke" Evers in the Rocky series, and is one of four actors who have appeared in all six