Gender
Female
Born
Sep 10, 1957
Geneva, SWITZERLAND
Performer
Relations
Daughter of
Richard Burton
Daughter of
Sybil Christopher
Step-daughter of
Elizabeth Taylor (1964 - 1974 and 1975 - 1976)
Wife of
Michael Ritchie (1984- present) 2 children: son Morgan, 1988, and daughter Charlotte, 1998
Comments
Graduated Brown University (1979), majoring in Russian Studies and European history, and Yale Drama School (1983).
  • CREDITS
    Present Laughter (Apr 05, 2017 - Jul 02, 2017)
    • Also Starring: Kate Burton [Liz Essendine]
    PlayComedyRevival
    Spring Awakening (Dec 10, 2006 - Jan 18, 2009)
    • Performer: Kate Burton
      • The Adult Women - Replacement (Dec 21, 2007 - Mar 02, 2008)
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    The Constant Wife (Jun 16, 2005 - Aug 21, 2005)
    • Starring: Kate Burton [Constance Middleton]
    PlayComedyRevival
    The Elephant Man (Apr 14, 2002 - Jun 02, 2002)
    • Starring: Kate Burton [Pinhead, Mrs. Kendal]
    PlayDramaRevival
    Hedda Gabler (Oct 04, 2001 - Jan 13, 2002)
    • Starring: Kate Burton [Hedda Tesman]
    PlayDramaRevival
    The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Apr 23, 1998 - Mar 14, 1999)
    • Performer: Kate Burton
      • Maureen Folan - Replacement
    PlayDramaOriginal
    An American Daughter (Apr 13, 1997 - Jun 29, 1997)
    • Performer: Kate Burton
      • Lyssa Dent Hughes - Replacement
    PlayOriginal
    Company (Oct 05, 1995 - Dec 03, 1995)
    • Starring: Kate Burton [Sarah]
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Jake's Women (Mar 24, 1992 - Oct 25, 1992)
    • Performer: Kate Burton [Julie]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Some Americans Abroad (May 02, 1990 - Jun 17, 1990)
    • Performer: Kate Burton [Betty McNeil]
    PlayOriginal
    Wild Honey (Dec 18, 1986 - Jan 11, 1987)
    • Also Starring: Kate Burton [Sasha]
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Doonesbury (Nov 21, 1983 - Feb 19, 1984)
    • Performer: Kate Burton [J.J.]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Alice in Wonderland (Dec 23, 1982 - Jan 09, 1983)
    • Performer: Kate Burton [Alice]
    PlayFantasy Play with musicRevival
    Present Laughter (Jul 15, 1982 - Jan 02, 1983)
    • Performer: Kate Burton [Daphne Stillington]
    PlayComedyRevival
    The 24 Hour Plays 2005 (Oct 24, 2005 - Oct 24, 2005)
    • Performer: Kate Burton [Kate]
    SpecialBenefitOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Actress in a Play

    2006 | Nominee  | The Constant Wife
    Starring: Kate Burton
     

    Best Actress in a Play

    2002 | Nominee  | Hedda Gabler
    Starring: Kate Burton
     

    Best Featured Actress in a Play

    2002 | Nominee  | The Elephant Man
    Starring: Kate Burton

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

    1990 | Nominee  | Some Americans Abroad
    Performer: Kate Burton

    Theatre World

    Award

    1983 | Recipient
    Kate Burton (for "Winners")
    Performer: Kate Burton
    Performer: Kate Burton

    Award

    1983 | Recipient  | Present Laughter
    Performer: Kate Burton

    Award

    1983 | Recipient  | Alice in Wonderland
    Performer: Kate Burton
Present Laughter (Apr 05, 2017 - Jul 02, 2017)
  • Also Starring: Kate Burton [Liz Essendine]
PlayComedyRevival
Spring Awakening (Dec 10, 2006 - Jan 18, 2009)
  • Performer: Kate Burton
    • The Adult Women - Replacement (Dec 21, 2007 - Mar 02, 2008)
MusicalDramaOriginal
The Constant Wife (Jun 16, 2005 - Aug 21, 2005)
  • Starring: Kate Burton [Constance Middleton]
PlayComedyRevival
The Elephant Man (Apr 14, 2002 - Jun 02, 2002)
  • Starring: Kate Burton [Pinhead, Mrs. Kendal]
PlayDramaRevival
Hedda Gabler (Oct 04, 2001 - Jan 13, 2002)
  • Starring: Kate Burton [Hedda Tesman]
PlayDramaRevival
The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Apr 23, 1998 - Mar 14, 1999)
  • Performer: Kate Burton
    • Maureen Folan - Replacement
PlayDramaOriginal
An American Daughter (Apr 13, 1997 - Jun 29, 1997)
  • Performer: Kate Burton
    • Lyssa Dent Hughes - Replacement
PlayOriginal
Company (Oct 05, 1995 - Dec 03, 1995)
  • Starring: Kate Burton [Sarah]
MusicalDramaRevival
Jake's Women (Mar 24, 1992 - Oct 25, 1992)
  • Performer: Kate Burton [Julie]
PlayComedyOriginal
Some Americans Abroad (May 02, 1990 - Jun 17, 1990)
  • Performer: Kate Burton [Betty McNeil]
PlayOriginal
Wild Honey (Dec 18, 1986 - Jan 11, 1987)
  • Also Starring: Kate Burton [Sasha]
PlayComedyOriginal
Doonesbury (Nov 21, 1983 - Feb 19, 1984)
  • Performer: Kate Burton [J.J.]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Alice in Wonderland (Dec 23, 1982 - Jan 09, 1983)
  • Performer: Kate Burton [Alice]
PlayFantasy Play with musicRevival
Present Laughter (Jul 15, 1982 - Jan 02, 1983)
  • Performer: Kate Burton [Daphne Stillington]
PlayComedyRevival
The 24 Hour Plays 2005 (Oct 24, 2005 - Oct 24, 2005)
  • Performer: Kate Burton [Kate]
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Actress in a Play

2006 | Nominee  | The Constant Wife
Starring: Kate Burton
 

Best Actress in a Play

2002 | Nominee  | Hedda Gabler
Starring: Kate Burton
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

2002 | Nominee  | The Elephant Man
Starring: Kate Burton

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1990 | Nominee  | Some Americans Abroad
Performer: Kate Burton

Theatre World

Award

1983 | Recipient
Kate Burton (for "Winners")
Performer: Kate Burton
Performer: Kate Burton

Award

1983 | Recipient  | Present Laughter
Performer: Kate Burton

Award

1983 | Recipient  | Alice in Wonderland
Performer: Kate Burton

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