News that Richard Burton is to be given a star on the Walk Of Fame in Los Angeles was confirmed today by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
It follows a campaign by the Western Mail newspaper, led by Welsh business academic Professor Dylan Jones-Evans.
I am sure the people of Wales will be thrilled that he is receiving this accolade on the most special day for the Welsh nation, St David's Day. This public recognition for Richard Burton's body of work will not only help raise the profile of Wales internationally, but will also help to raise funds to provide scholarships in the legendary actor's name to support young Welsh talent at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.
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