Richard Burton gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Welsh actor Richard Burton finally received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next to that of his two-time wife, Elizabeth Taylor nearly 30 years after his death.

The late Richard Burton is honoured with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 1, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Burton, who died in 1984, received the career honour as part of the 50th anniversary of ancient Egypt movie drama "Cleopatra," in which he and co-star Liz Taylor began their storied and tumultuous love affair.

The couple's adopted daughter, Maria Burton, accepted the honour of the iconic terrazzo and brass star along Hollywood Boulevard in the historical heart of the US film industry. Burton was nominated for an Oscar seven times between 1953 and 1978 but never won the prize.