John Hurt

John Hurt

British actor
Sir John Vincent Hurt CBE was an English actor whose career spanned over five decades. He came to prominence for his role as Richard Rich in the film A Man for All Seasons and gained BAFTA Award nominations for his portrayals of Timothy Evans in 10 Rillington Place and Quentin Crisp in television film The Naked Civil Servant – winning his first BAFTA for the latter.Wikipedia
BornJanuary 22, 1940
HometownChesterfield, England
Net worth$30 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseAnwen Rees-Myers (m 2005 - 2017) , Joan Dalton (m 1990 - 1996) , Donna Peacock (m 1984 - 1990) , Annette Robertson (m 1962 - 1964)
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

That Good Night
That Good Night
1h 32min
2017
Simon Marsden's Haunted Life in Pictures
Simon Marsden's Haunted Life in Pictures
2019
The Journey
The Journey
PG-13
1h 34min
2017
The Last Panthers
The Last Panthers
0h 48min
2016
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
A.K.A Nadia
A.K.A Nadia
1h 55min
2015
Planet Earth: Human Planet
Planet Earth: Human Planet
2014
Labyrinth
Labyrinth
3h
2014
Charlie Countryman
Charlie Countryman
R
1h 43min
2013
Jayne Mansfield's Car
Jayne Mansfield's Car
R
2h 2min
2012
Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict
Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict
1h 45min
2013
More Than Honey
More Than Honey
1h 35min
2013
Benjamin Britten - Peace And Conflict
Benjamin Britten - Peace And Conflict
2012
The Confession
The Confession
2011
Planet Dinosaur
Planet Dinosaur
3h
2011
Harry's Arctic Heroes
Harry's Arctic Heroes
1h
2011
Brighton Rock
Brighton Rock
R
1h 51min
2011
Human Planet
Human Planet
TV-PG
0h 50min
2011
The Oxford Murders
The Oxford Murders
R
1h 48min
2010
44 Inch Chest
44 Inch Chest
R
1h 35min
2010
Lou
Lou
1h 26min
2010

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 ManNominated
1981Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaThe Elephant ManNominated
1980British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorThe Elephant ManWinner