John Hurt

#5467
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
22, 1940
Birthplace
Chesterfield, England
Death Date
Jan 27, 2017 (77)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1940
Birthplace
Chesterfield, England
Death Date
Jan 27, 2017 (77)

About

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 also appeared in the 2014 film Hercules and the 2016 film Tarzan.

Before Fame

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

Trivia

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 was married four times. He had two sons named Nick and Sasha.

Associated With

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

More Fun Facts