John Hurt


John Hurt Brief Biography

John Hurt
John Vincent Hurt, (born 22 January 1940) is an English actor. Among other honours, he has received two Academy Award nominations, a Golden Globe Award, and four BAFTA Awards, with the fourth being a Lifetime Achievement recognition.

Hurt is known for his leading roles as John Merrick in The Elephant Man, Winston Smith in Nineteen Eighty-Four, Mr. Braddock in The Hit, Stephen Ward in Scandal, Quentin Crisp in The Naked Civil Servant and An Englishman in New York, and Caligula in I, Claudius. Recognisable for his distinctive rich voice, he has also enjoyed a successful voice acting career, starring in films such as Watership Down, the animated The Lord of the Rings and Dogville, as well as the BBC television series Merlin. He portrayed an incarnation of the Doctor in the 2013 Doctor Who episodes "The Name of the Doctor" and "The Day of the Doctor".

John Hurt News

• 'Hellboy' portrayers Ron Perlman and David Harbour meet for dinner
• Terry Gilliam finally finishes 'The Man Who Killed Don Quixote' movie
• 'Hellboy 3' movie not happening, filmmaker Guillermo del Toro confirms
• 'Harry Potter,' 'The Elephant Man' alum John Hurt dies at 77

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