Robert B. Burton
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|Robert B. Burton|
|Born||Robert Bentley Burton Jr.|
November 8, 1946
Actor, real estate executive
|📆 Years active||1970-1982|
Robert Bentley Burton Jr. (born November 8, 1946), is an American real estate executive and retired actor. He wrote the book 7 Days to Your Next Job.
Burton was born in Frankfurt, Germany in 1946 to Robert Bentley Burton and Mary (née Klotz) Burton. He moved to Monterey County, California in 1959 with his mother and younger sister, Barbara. He studied to be a Roman Catholic priest for his first three years of high school at Ryan Preparatory College in Fresno, California and graduated from Carmel Mission's Junipero Serra School (Monterey, California).
Burton won a full California State scholarship to the University of Santa Clara. He graduated in 1968 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics. A member of the National Honor Society, Burton served in the Air National Guard and received the American Spirit Honor Medal.
Burton began his acting career in 1966 where he did his first television commercial with Joe DiMaggio. He has performed on stage, in films, and on television. His last acting role was in 1982.
Real estate career
Burton began his real estate career in California. During the 1980s he worked at the Wall Street firm, L.F. Rothschild, Unterberg, Towbin. He entered the commercial real estate market when he joined Massey Knakal in 1997. He is now an Executive Director at Cushman & Wakefield in New York City. He is also a New York State Court-approved real estate broker and New York State Department of State-approved real estate instructor.
Burton was selected to play the lead male role in the 1974 cult TV movie Trilogy of Terror, while he was married to actress Karen Black. The couple divorced a little more than a year after the premiere of the film.
- Coma (1978)
- Linda Lovelace for President (1975)
- Bucktown (1975)
- Trilogy of Terror (1975)
- Pray for the Wildcats (1974)
- The Doctors (1978-79)
- Guiding Light (1981-1982)
- Another World (1981, 1985)
- Texas (1981)
- Vega$ (1981)
- Seek and Destroy (1981)
- As the World Turns (1980)
- One Life to Live (1980)
- For Richer, for Poorer (1977)
- Curse of the Black Widow (1977)
- Stonestreet: Who Killed the Centerfold Model? (1977)
- Marcus Welby, M.D. (1975)
- Lotsa Luck (1973)
- Lassie (1972–74)
- The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1971)
- The Bill Cosby Show (1970)
- Dynasty - Episodes 9 and 10 (1981)
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