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John Hurt

John Hurt

British actor
Sir John Vincent Hurt CBE was an English actor whose career spanned over five decades. Hurt was regarded as one of Britain's finest actors. Director David Lynch described him as "simply the greatest actor in the world".Wikipedia
BornJanuary 22, 1940
HometownChesterfield, England
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseAnwen Rees-Myers, Joan Dalton, Donna Peacock, Annette Robertson
ChildrenSasha John Vincent Hurt, Nick Hurt
ParentsArnould Herbert Hurt, Phyllis Massey
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Videos

Video uses voices of celebrities who died of pancreatic cancer to raise awareness

The animation uses the voices of famous faces including Patrick Swayze, Sir John Hurt and Alan Rickman who all sadly died of the illness.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

A.K.A Nadia
A.K.A Nadia
1h 55min
2015
Harry's Arctic Heroes
Harry's Arctic Heroes
1h
2011
Crime and Punishment
Crime and Punishment
2h 6min
2005
The Field
The Field
PG-13
1h 47min
1990
East of Elephant Rock
East of Elephant Rock
R
1h 32min
1978
My Name Is Lenny
My Name Is Lenny
1h 30min
2016
Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure
Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure
1h 3min
2015
Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict
Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict
1h 45min
2013
Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie
Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie
R
1h 10min
2010
Lou
Lou
1h 26min
2010
The Gruffalo
The Gruffalo
0h 27min
2009
Hellboy: Blood and Iron
Hellboy: Blood and Iron
1h 15min
2007
Hellboy: Sword of Storms
Hellboy: Sword of Storms
1h 17min
2006
You're Dead...
You're Dead...
1h 37min
1998
Bastard
Bastard
1h 30min
1998
If... Dog... Rabbit
If... Dog... Rabbit
R
1h 44min
1998
Saigon Baby
Saigon Baby
1h 32min
1995
Little Sweetheart
Little Sweetheart
R
1h 34min
1988

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2010British Academy of Film & Television ArtsLeading ActorNominated
1991British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActor in a Supporting RoleThe FieldNominated
1981Academy AwardActor in a Leading RoleThe Elephant Man (film)Nominated
1981Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaThe Elephant Man (film)Nominated
1980British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorThe Elephant Man (film)Winner
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