Wendell Burton
Date of Birth
Jul 21, 1947
Birth Place:
San Antonio, TX

Biography

Stage actor Wendell Burton's movie career began on a high note with 1969's The Sterile Cuckoo, when he co-starred with another newcomer to films, Liza Minnelli. In the searing 1970 prison drama Fortune and Men's Eyes (1970), Burton was cast as a young naif who, arrested on a marijuana-possession charge, is clapped into a Québéc prison exclusively populated by sexual degenerates. Thereafter, he was...