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Kate Burton is a Actor Suisse born on 10 september 1957 at Geneva (Suisse)

Kate Burton

Kate Burton
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Birth name Katherine Burton
Nationality Suisse
Birth 10 september 1957 (64 years) at Geneva (Suisse)
Awards Daytime Emmy Award

Katherine "Kate" Burton (born September 10, 1957) is a Swiss-born Welsh-American actress and the daughter of actor Richard Burton and Sybil Burton. On television, Burton received critical acclaim for performances in Shonda Rhimes's drama series as Ellis Grey on Grey's Anatomy, and as Vice President Sally Langston on Scandal. She has been nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards and three Tony Awards.

Biography

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. They had met in 1982, while Ritchie was stage managing a revival of Noël Coward's Present Laughter at the Circle in the Square Theatre in New York City in which Burton was playing the character Daphne. They have two children, a son Morgan Ivor (born May 14, 1988) and a daughter Charlotte Frances (born January 19, 1998).

Best films

Swimfan (2002)
(Actress)
2 Days in New York (2012)
(Actress)

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Filmography of Kate Burton (36 films)

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Actress

Where'd You Go, Bernadette, 1h49
Directed by Richard Linklater
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig, Judy Greer, Troian Bellisario, James Urbaniak
Roles Ellen Idelson
Rating65% 3.2520453.2520453.2520453.2520453.252045
Une jeune adolescente de 15 ans recherche sa mère, Bernadette, qui a soudainement disparu sans laisser de traces. Elle découvre son passé et sa part d'ombre, une architecte agoraphobe et anxieuse mal à l'aise dans une société étouffante.
Martyrs
Martyrs (2016)

Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Bailey Noble, Troian Bellisario, Kate Burton, Caitlin Carmichael, Toby Huss, Taylor John Smith
Roles Eleanor
Rating40% 2.0242452.0242452.0242452.0242452.024245
A young woman and her childhood friend seek revenge on those who tortured her as a child.
Bleeding Heart
Directed by Diane Bell
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Jessica Biel, Zosia Mamet, Joe Anderson, Edi Gathegi, Kate Burton, Harry Hamlin
Roles Martha
Rating51% 2.553342.553342.553342.553342.55334
A yoga-instructor (Biel) tries to protect her prostitute sister (Mamet) from her deadbeat boyfriend (Anderson).
Barefoot
Barefoot (2014)
, 1h30
Directed by Andrew Fleming
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Evan Rachel Wood, Scott Speedman, Treat Williams, Kate Burton, J. K. Simmons, Joe Chrest
Roles Mrs. Wheeler
Rating65% 3.298853.298853.298853.298853.29885
Jay Wheeler, the "black sheep" son of a rich family meets Daisy, a young psychiatric patient who has been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naïve young woman home for his brother's wedding to convince his family that he has finally straightened out his life. She impresses the family with her genuine, if unstable, charm. His father, suspecting that something is amiss, presses her for information at the wedding. She suffers a panic attack, and Jay shuffles her into a car and they head to his parents' house. After searching through his father's cars for keys, they find a set in a classic RV and set out for home. At Shreveport, Louisiana, he leaves her in a bus station, but ends up having a change of heart and goes back for her and they head towards his home.
2 Days in New York, 1h36
Directed by Julie Delpy
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Dylan Baker, Julie Delpy, Kate Burton, Chris Rock, Malinda Williams, Brady Smith
Roles Bella
Rating59% 2.99792.99792.99792.99792.9979
Parisian Marion is living in New York with her son, in order to be closer to Jack, the boy's father (Marion's ex-boyfriend from 2 Days in Paris). She and her new boyfriend Mingus have a cozy relationship until the arrival of Marion's father, sister and sister's boyfriend, on vacation from France. The group's two days together are tested by "unwitting racism and sexual frankness", with no one left unscathed.
Liberal Arts, 1h37
Directed by Josh Radnor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Zac Efron, Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Josh Radnor, Allison Janney, John Magaro
Roles Susan
Rating66% 3.3482553.3482553.3482553.3482553.348255
Jesse Fischer (Radnor) is a 35-year-old college admissions officer in New York City who loves literature and language, but is newly single and dissatisfied with his life and career. He believes that the happiest time of his life was the years at his unnamed Ohio liberal arts college, where he could study poetry uninterrupted, surrounded by others like him. Peter Holberg (Jenkins), his old English professor, invites Jesse back to the college to attend Peter's retirement ceremony. Jesse meets 19-year-old Zibby (Olsen), a sophomore studying drama and the daughter of Peter's friends.
Mariachi Gringo, 1h47
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Shawn Ashmore, Martha Higareda, Kate Burton, Adriana Barraza, Lila Downs, Tom Wopat
Roles Anne
Rating62% 3.101813.101813.101813.101813.10181
Mariachi Gringo portrays the life of Edward (Shawn Ashmore), a young american man living in a small town, his days seem to make no sense until he meets Albert, an old Mexican who in his youth was mariachi. Edward soon find passion in traditional Mexican music and travels to Guadalajara, Mexico, with one goal: to become Mariachi. On his journey he will learn along the way that to achieve your dreams you have to sacrifice many things.
127 Hours
127 Hours (2011)
, 1h34
Directed by Danny Boyle
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Documentary, Adventure
Themes Sports films, Alpinisme, Films about disabilities
Actors James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Clémence Poésy, Kate Mara, Lizzy Caplan, Kate Burton
Roles Donna Ralston
Rating74% 3.746673.746673.746673.746673.74667
Engineer Aron Ralston (James Franco) drives to Utah's Canyonlands National Park for a day of canyoneering. On foot, he befriends hikers Kristi (Kate Mara) and Megan (Amber Tamblyn), and shows them an underground pool. After parting ways with the hikers, Ralston enters Blue John Canyon through a slot canyon. He slips and falls, and a boulder falls and traps his arm against the wall. Failing to move the boulder, he calls for help, but no one is around. He begins recording a video diary on his camera and using the larger blade on his pocket multi-tool to attempt to chip away at the boulder. He also rations his water and food.
Puncture
Puncture (2011)
, 1h39
Directed by Mark Kassen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Chris Evans, Vinessa Shaw, Brett Cullen, Mark Kassen, Michael Biehn, Marshall Bell
Roles Senator O'Reilly
Rating67% 3.399173.399173.399173.399173.39917
Mike Weiss is a young Houston lawyer and a drug addict. Paul Danziger is his longtime friend and straight-laced law partner. They decide to take on a case involving Vicky, a local ER nurse, who is pricked by a contaminated needle. As Weiss and Danziger dig deeper into the case, a healthcare and pharmaceutical conspiracy teeters on exposure and heavyweight attorneys move in on the defense. Out of their league but invested in their own gain, the mounting pressure of the case pushes the two underdog lawyers and their business to the breaking point.
The Kings of Appletown
Directed by Robert Moresco
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Themes Films about families
Actors Dylan Sprouse, Cole Sprouse, Victoria Justice, Eileen Brennan, R. D. Call, Malcolm David Kelley
Roles Aunt Birdy
Rating62% 3.1027653.1027653.1027653.1027653.102765
The film is about two cousins – Will and Clayton– who witness a murder, but out of fear decide not to tell anyone. They and their friend Betsy, whose father has been wrongfully accused of the crime, go on a journey to find the real killer, and at the same time redeem themselves.
Remember Me, 1h53
Directed by Allen Coulter
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romantic drama, Romance
Themes Films based on the September 11 attacks, Films about terrorism, Disaster films, Films about hijackings
Actors Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Chris Cooper, Lena Olin, Pierce Brosnan, Martha Plimpton
Roles Janine
Rating70% 3.5499353.5499353.5499353.5499353.549935
In 1991 in New York City, 11-year-old Alyssa "Ally" Craig is waiting with her mother for the subway on the F Line at 18th Avenue and McDonald Avenue. Suddenly, the pair are mugged by two young men who then shoot her mother before boarding the train. Ally is left scarred by the events and refuses to travel by subway again.
The City of Your Final Destination, 1h58
Directed by James Ivory
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Anthony Hopkins, Laura Linney, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Hiroyuki Sanada, Norma Aleandro, Omar Metwally
Rating62% 3.1468153.1468153.1468153.1468153.146815
The film follows a graduate student, Omar Razaghi (Omar Metwally), who wishes to write a biography on an obscure writer, Jules Gund, who died years before. He must travel to Uruguay to persuade the Gund family to authorize the biography.
What Just Happened, 1h44
Directed by Barry Levinson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about films
Actors Robert De Niro, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Stanley Tucci, John Turturro, Robin Wright
Rating55% 2.79912.79912.79912.79912.7991
Ben (Robert De Niro), a veteran Hollywood producer, is suffering a number of professional and personal problems. His latest film, Fiercely, has a disastrous test screening, mostly because of its ending which features the murder of its main character (played by Sean Penn, who plays himself elsewhere in the film) along with his pet dog.
Max Payne
Max Payne (2008)
, 1h40
Directed by John Moore
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Films about video games, Films based on video games, Children's films
Actors Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Beau Bridges, Ludacris, Chris O'Donnell, Donal Logue
Roles Nicole Horne
Rating53% 2.650072.650072.650072.650072.65007
Detective Max Payne (Mark Wahlberg) is a three-year veteran in the Cold Case Unit of the New York City Police Department (NYPD). He is consumed with investigating and finding the murderer of his wife Michelle and their infant child Rose. Max's snitch, Trevor, supplies information that leads Max to three drug addicts in an empty train station. They attempt to rob Max in a bathroom; instead, Max interrogates one of them about his family’s murder, with no results. While one of the drug addicts runs away he is attacked by shadowy, winged man-creatures and is hit by a train. At Trevor's apartment, Max meets Natasha Sax (Olga Kurylenko), who gets into an argument with her sister, Mona (Mila Kunis). When Natasha storms off, Max searches for her in the back where partiers are using the drug "Valkyr". Max is silently confronted by Jack Lupino (Amaury Nolasco), but Natasha takes Max back to the party. Max notices Natasha’s tattoos and wants information about them, so he invites her back to his apartment. However, when Natasha tries to seduce Max, she makes insensitive comments about his wife, and Max kicks her out. Natasha leaves through an alley, and is attacked by the winged shadow creatures.
Quid Pro Quo
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Nick Stahl, Vera Farmiga, Pablo Schreiber, Jessica Hecht, Aimee Mullins, Jacob Pitts
Roles Merilee
Rating61% 3.096483.096483.096483.096483.09648
Isaac Knott (Nick Stahl) is a successful radio talk show host on a New York City public radio outlet. He lost the use of his legs at the age of eight in an automobile accident that also claimed the lives of his parents. He is confined to a wheelchair.