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Noel Burton

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Noel Burton, actor,

B: in Wales

Noel Burton is pictured in a publicity still from the film A Silent Love. Born in Wales, he came to Canada in 1960, studied theatre at the University of British Columbia from 1963 to 1968. His first professional engagement was in 1968 for the Vancouver Playhouse in James Reaney’s Listen to the Wind. He returned to Great Britain in 1970 and worked on stage, radio, film & television. He continued his studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London from 1972 to 1973. He acted in English repertory theatre appearing in everything from Medieval Mystery Plays through to Shakespeare and musicals. In the 2016 docudrama, Pearl Harbor: The Accused, he played the role of American President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Kiefer Sutherland plays the same role in 10 episodes of the 2022 series The First Lady. Gillian Anderson plays his wife and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Dancing on the Moon (1997)
Captive (1998)
Glory & Honor (TV-1998)
The Minion (1998)
The Second Arrival (1998)
The Secret Pact (1999)
Requiem for Murder (1999)
Dead Silent (1999)
Grey Owl (1999)

The Audrey Hepburn Story (TV-2000)
Battlefield Earth (2000)
Stardom (2000)
The Art of War (2000)
Wilder (2000)
The Growing Pains Movie (TV-2000)
The Sign of Four (TV-2001)
The Royal Scandal (TV-2001)
Life in the Balance (2001)
Lost and Delirious (2001)
Varian’s War (TV-2001)
Wicked Minds (TV-2002)
The Rendering (2002)
The House on Turk Street (2002)
Agent of Influence (TV-2002)
Abandon (2002)
Wall of Secrets (TV-2003)
The Sign of Four (TV-2003)
Gothika (2003)
Brilliant (2004)
A Silent Love (2004)
Aurore (2005)
The Ecstasy Note (2006)
A Life Interrupted (TV-2007)
The Great War (TV-2007)
I’m Not There (2007)
Book of Wisdom (2008, short)
In Her World (2008, short)
Who Sank the Titanic (TV-2008, documentary)

Do No Harm (TV-2012)
Upside Down (2012)
Gibraltar (2013)
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
The Good Sister (TV-2014)
Her Perspective (2014, short)
Theckathil & the Gnomes (2014, short)
The Forbidden Room (2014)
Northpole: Open for Christmas (TV-2015)
Newfoundland at Armageddon (TV-2016)
Serialized (TV-2016)
Pearl Harbor: The Accused (2016, documentary)
Dominion (2017)

The Lead (TV-2020)
Pieces of a Women (2020)
Sarah (TV-2022, Great Performances)

TV Series – Cast:
Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke (1999, mini-series)
Tales From the Neverending Story (2001)
The Festival (2005)

O’ (2017-2019)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
The Hunger (2000)
The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne (2000)
All Souls (2001)
Largo Winch (2003)
The Festival (2005)

Arthur (voice, 2001, 2004, 2009, 2011, 2013)
The Art of More (2012)

Lost and Delirious, movie poster