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Rita Hayworth, Richard Burton, and more celebrity-owned cars up for sale on ClassicCars.com

In anticipation of this year’s Oscars, take a look at these ‘famous’ cars available for purchase

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Roll out the red carpet, the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony is live April 25, when the best films of 2020 go head-to-head to win the most prestigious awards in the movie business.

We are joining in on the festivities by sharing the celebrity-owned classics up for sale on ClassicCars.com:

1972 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow | Richard Burton

Richard Burton, a Welsh actor, received numerous Academy Award nominations for his performances in movies like Equus, Anne of the Thousand Days, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, The Spy who Came in from the Cold and more. Unfortunately, Burton never won an Oscar, but he was the owner of some sweet rides, including this maroon 1972 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow.

On the dash of the Rolls, you’ll see a brass plaque reading “This Motor Car Especially Built for Richard Burton – Rolls Royce Ltd. London, England.”

Apparently, the flying lady hood ornament is platted in gold – fitting for a movie star.

The car is offered at $75,000.

1934 Ford Deluxe | Kurt Russel

This 1934 Deluxe, nicknamed ‘Hot Licks’, was previously owned by famous actor Kurt Russel known for his work in Overboard, The Hateful Eight, Escape from New York and Escape from New York.  

The all-steel body is finished in a two-tone midnight blue and pearl white paint with light blue flames running down the sides. Russel added some modern upgrades, including heat and air conditioning, power windows, adjustable Recaro Seats, title steering wheel and power steering.

This “rocket-on-rails” is for sale at $98,000.

1961 Rolls-Royce Phantom V | Dale Robertson

It’s no surprise that another Rolls makes it on our celebrity car list. This one, an early Park Ward bodied Phantom V, was owned by actor Dale Robertson, who purchased the car from the New Orleans Saints football team owner, John Mecom.

You’ll recognize Robertson from the TV series Tales of Wells Fargo and movies Son of Sinbad, The One Eyed Soldiers, and Sitting Bull.

Just one of 607 produced, this rare Rolls is finished in a stunning Shell Gray with a deep burgundy Connolly leather/wool interior featuring Walnut woodwork throughout. 

Celebrity or not, this Rolls can be yours for $119,000.

1941 Lincoln Continental | Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth was one of the most glamorous actresses of the 1940s, staring in films like Gilda, The Lady from Shanghai, Cover Girl, My Gal Sal and many more.

It’s believed that Hayworth’s husband, Orson Welles, gifted her this light green Lincoln Continental coupe in 1941. She kept it in her possession for about 30 years before passing it on to her personal secretary.

The Lincoln eventually ended up being part of the Art Astor Automobile Collection and was auction off in2008 for $209,000.

It can now be yours for $124,900.

1995 BMW 850 CSi | Holly Hunter

Oscar-winning actress Holly Hunter, seen in films like The Paino, Raising Arizona, Crash, and more, kept this ’95 BMW 850 CSi meticulously maintained during her ownership.

This CSi is example one of just 81 US-spec cars and comes equipped with its matching-numbers 5.6-liter V12 engine. It’s finished in Schwarzer black with a black leather interior and is packed with options like an electric sunroof, heated power seats, premium sound system and a built-in cellular phone.

It’s being offered at $119,900.

1962 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II | Nicholas Cage

A third Rolls makes the list – this one coming Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage known for his performances in movies like Ghost Rider, National Treasure and Gone in 60 Seconds.

This stunning Silver Cloud II built on a long wheelbase is finished in Midnight blue with a cream interior. Making this car really unique is the rear seat dashboard containing full instrumentation, switches and control functions.

The dealer, who now owns the car, is offering the car for $250,000. 

1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL | Lily Tomlin

Academy-award nominee Lily Tomin started her career as a stand-up comedian and has been seen in films like Nashville, Grandma I heart Huckabees, 9 to 5 and many more.

 Her well-kept yellow 380SL convertible with brown leather interior has found its way to ClassicCars.com and is being offered for $14,500.

1941 Packard 110 | Ken Kercheval

American actor on the hit TV show Dallas, Ken Kercheval, restored this 1941 Packard 110 family sedan, which was built for Arthur Astor of the famous Astor family.

This time capsule is painted in two-tone forest green and cream over a tan interior and powered by its inline-6 engine.

You can add it to your collection for $119,000.

To see more cars for sale on ClassicCars.com, with celebrity status or not, visit the website.


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2 COMMENTS

  1. This is all weird. Maybe if a car had been owned by, say, Winston Churchill, I could see paying extra. But Nicholas Cage???

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