Few actors are more known for what they didn't achieve than what they actually did achieve, but the talented Welshman Richard Burton was one of those. His first love was for books, his second for the theatre, and although he became world famous as a film star and for his highly publicized personal life, he arguably remained both more devoted to and - in my opinion - more talented as a writer and theater actor then he ever was as a filmatic actor.
The Night of the Iguana (1964)
"You see a pot-bellied scarecrow flapping erratically.
And in his ridiculous early fumbling with the Lolitaish Sue Lyon (whose
acting is painfully awkward), he is farcical when he isn't grotesque." -