John Hurt

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22, 1940
Chesterfield, England
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Chesterfield, England


Longtime British actor who became well-known for his voiceover work in the animated version of The Lord of The Rings. He starred as Krapp in Krapp's Last Tape, Winston Smith in Nineteen Eighty-Four and John Merrick in The Elephant Man. He was also cast in the 2014 film Hercules and in the 2016 film Tarzan.

Before Fame

He made his debut as a little girl in a school production of The Bluebird.


His death scene in the 1979 film Alien is considered by many to be one of the most memorable scenes in film history.

Family Life

His older brother, Br. Anselm, became a monk and a writer at Glenstal Abbey. He has been married four times. He has two sons named Nick and Sasha.

Associated With

He appeared alongside Natalie Portman in the 2006 political thriller V for Vendetta.

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