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John Hurt

John Vincent Hurt, CBE (born 22 January 1940) is an English actor, 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 and Quentin Crisp in The Naked Civil Servant, Caligula in the television series, I, Claudius (TV series), and An Englishman in New York. Recognizable for his distinctive rich voice, he has also enjoyed a successful voice acting career, starring in films such as Watership Down, The Lord of the Rings and Dogville, as well as BBC television series Merlin. Hurt initially came to prominence for his role as Richard Rich in the 1966 film A Man for All Seasons, and has since appeared in such popular motion pictures as: Alien, Midnight Express, Rob Roy, V for Vendetta, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, the Harry Potter film series and the Hellboy film series. Hurt is one of England's best-known, most prolific and sought-after actors, and has had a versatile film career spanning six decades. He is also known for his many Shakespearean roles. Hurt has received multiple awards and honours throughout his career including three BAFTA Awards and a Golden Globe Award, with six and two nominations respectively, as well as two Academy Award nominations. His character's final scene in Alien is consistently named as one of the most memorable in cinematic history. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Hurt , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jan 22, 1940 In Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
174
First Appeared:
In the movie Golden Boy 1939-09-05
Latest Project:
Movie The Man Who Killed Don Quixote 2018-12-31
Known For
Poster of Jayne Mansfield's Car
Poster of Lou
Poster of The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm
Poster of Aria
Filmography
Series Tonyong Bayawak Stephen Ward 2018
Movie The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Don Quixote 2018-12-31
Movie Damascus Cover Miki 2017-01-28
Series Number 1 Single Babits 2016
Series Real Vikings Narrator 2016-02-13
Movie Jackie: Die First Lady The Priest 2016-12-02
Movie Legend of Tarzan 2016-06-29
Movie Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure: The Movie Sailor John 2015-07-17
Series Between Mitri Cyon 2015-05-21
Series The Last Panthers Tom 2015-10-26
Movie The Last Panthers Tom Kendle 2015-10-26
Movie Hercules Cotys 2014-07-23
Movie Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film Himself 2014-08-25
Movie Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict Narrator 2013-05-24
Movie Lang lebe Charlie Countryman Narrator 2013-02-09
Movie Snowpiercer Gilliam 2013-08-01
Movie Doctor Who: Der Tag des Doktors The War Doctor 2013-11-23
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
Movie Only Lovers Left Alive Marlowe 2013-12-12
Movie The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot 2013-11-23
Movie Jayne Mansfield's Car Kingsley Bedford 2012-02-13
Movie The Hollow Crown: Henry V The Chorus 2012-07-21
Movie Planet Dinosaur: Ultimate Killers Narrator (voice) 2012-08-19
Movie Das verlorene Labyrinth Audric Baillard 2012-11-24
Movie Melancholia Dexter 2011-05-26
Movie Human Planet Narrator 2011-01-13
Movie Sailcloth Man 2011-01-01
Movie The Confession Priest 2011-07-01
Series Human Planet Narrator 2011-01-13
Series The Confession Priest 2011-03-28
Movie Krieg der Götter Old Zeus 2011-11-10
Movie Harry Potter und die Heiligtümer des Todes - Teil 2 Mr. Ollivander 2011-07-07
Movie Planet Dinosaur Narrator 2011-10-19
Movie Dame, König, As, Spion Control 2011-09-16
Series Der Dino-Planet Narrator 2011-09-11
Movie Das Grüffelokind The Owl (Voice) 2011-12-25
Movie Lou Doyle 2010-06-17
Movie Sammys Abenteuer - Die Suche nach der geheimen Passage Grandpa Sammy (voice) 2010-08-03
Movie Whistle and I'll Come to You James Parkin 2010-12-24
Movie Brighton Rock Phil Corkery 2010-09-13
Movie Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40.000 Movie Carnak 2010-12-10
Movie An Englishman in New York Quentin Crisp 2009-04-27
Movie The Limits of Control Guitar 2009-05-01
Movie 44 Inch Chest Old Man Peanut 2009-10-08
Movie Der Grüffelo Owl (voice) 2009-12-25
Movie Oxford Murders Arthur Seldom 2008-01-18
Movie Lezione ventuno 2008-01-01
Movie Outlander Rothgar 2008-04-24
Movie Recount Warren Christopher 2008-05-28
Series Merlin - Die Neuen Abenteuer The Dragon (voice) 2008-09-20
Movie New York, I Love You Bellhop (segment "Shekhar Kapur") 2008-09-06
Movie Hellboy - Die goldene Armee Trevor Bruttenholm 2008-07-11
Movie Sterben für Anfänger Unknown 2007-02-09
Movie Boxes Le père de Fanny 2007-06-06
Series Masters of Science Fiction Unknown 2007-08-03
Movie Shooting Dogs Christopher 2006-03-08
Movie V wie Vendetta Chancellor Adam Sutler 2006-03-15
Movie The Plot Against Harold Wilson Narrator 2006-03-16
Movie Das Parfum - Die Geschichte eines Mörders Narrator (voice) 2006-09-13
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series New Street Law Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm 2006-05-04
Series Doctor Who The Doctor 2005-03-26
Movie Manderlay Narrator (Voice) 2005-05-16
Movie Hiroshima Narrator (voice) 2005-08-05
Series But Can They Sing? Father Lareaux 2005-10-30
Movie Kids in America Unknown 2005-10-21
Movie The Proposition - Tödliches Angebot Jellon Lamb 2005-10-06
Series The Alan Clark Diaries 2004-01-15
Movie Tabloid - Gefährliche Enthüllungen Vince 2004-01-01
Movie The Alan Clark Diaries 2004-01-15
Movie Pride - Das Gesetz der Savanne Harry (voice) 2004-06-21
Movie Shadowing the Third Man Narrator 2004-10-11
Movie Hellboy Prof. Bruttenholm 2004-04-02
Movie Born to Fight 2004-08-05
Movie Owning Mahowny - Nichts geht mehr Victor Foss 2003-05-02
Movie Meeting Che Guevara & the Man from Maybury Hill Man from Maybury Hill 2003-05-08
Movie The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' Himself 2003-12-02
Series Stripperella Dr. Joe Buchanan / Narrator 2003-06-26
Movie Bionicle: Die Maske des Lichts Quentin Crisp 2003-09-15
Movie Miranda Christian 2002-01-18
Movie The Alien Saga narrator 2002-01-01
Series HypaSpace 2002-05-13
Movie Crime and Punishment - Du sollst nicht töten Porfiry, chief investigator 2002-06-01
Movie Corellis Mandoline Dr. Iannis 2001-04-18
Series 아름다운 날들 Felix (voice) 2001-03-14
Movie The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm Narrator 2001-04-07
Movie Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen Garrick Ollivander 2001-11-16
Series Pop Idol John Scholfield 2001-10-06
Movie New Blood 2000-06-20
Movie Krapp's Last Tape Krapp 2000-09-08
Movie All the Little Animals Mr. Summers 1999-07-09
Movie If... Dog... Rabbit Sean Cooper 1999-09-29
Movie You are dead Maitland 1999-10-01
Movie Night Train Michael Poole 1998-01-01
Movie Eisige Stille Unknown 1998-03-06
Movie The Climb Chuck Langer 1998-03-11
Series SMTV Live Kane 1998-08-29
Movie Eine Liebe auf Long Island Giles De'Ath 1997-01-01
Movie Contact S. R. Hadden 1997-07-11
Movie On Jupiter Narrator 1995-08-03
Series The Monroes Hazel (voice) 1995-09-12
Movie Wild Bill Charley Prince 1995-12-01
Movie Wunderbare Augenblicke der Luftfahrt Rex Goodyear 1994-05-01
Movie Even Cowgirls Get the Blues The Countess 1994-05-13
Series Inside the Actors Studio Ox 1994-06-01
Movie Second Best Uncle Turpin 1994-09-30
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Monolith Villano 1993-05-27
Movie L'oeil qui ment 1992-05-26
Movie Six Characters in Search of An Author The Father 1992-12-12
Movie Red Fox Archie Carpenter 1991-01-01
Movie King Ralph Lord Percival Graves 1991-02-15
Series Shannon's Deal John Graham (Marquis of Montrose) 1990-04-13
Movie Who Bombed Birmingham? Chris Mullin 1990-04-22
Movie Prom Night 3 - Das letzte Kapitel Unknown 1990-03-30
Movie Tod in Namibia Charles Rutherford 1990-06-29
Movie Das Feld Bird' O'Donnell 1990-12-21
Movie Resident Alien Himself 1990-09-14
Movie Jim Henson's The Storyteller The Storyteller 1989-04-28
Movie Little Sweetheart Robert Burger 1989-10-19
Movie Deadline Granville Jones 1988-01-01
Movie Bloodsport 1988-02-26
Series Jim Hensons Geschichten 1988-05-15
Movie The Hunting of the Snark The Narrator 1987-04-01
Movie Karriere mit Links Douglas Benoit 1987-02-06
Movie Aria The Actor 1987-05-27
Movie Spaceballs John Hurt 1987-06-24
Movie Die letzten Tage in Kenya Gilbert Colville 1987-11-30
Movie Vincent (voice) 1987-10-08
Movie Jake Speed Syd 1986-05-30
Movie Taran und der Zauberkessel The Horned King (voice) 1985-07-24
Movie After Darkness Peter Hunningford 1985-02-01
Movie Champions Bob Champion 1984-04-20
Movie Success Is the Best Revenge 1984-05-26
Movie 1984 Winston Smith 1984-10-10
Movie King Lear The Fool 1983-04-03
Movie Das Osterman Weekend Lawrence Fassett 1983-10-14
Movie Mit dem Wind nach Westen Peter Strelzyk 1982-02-05
Movie Zwei Irre Typen Auf Heißer Spur Kerwin 1982-04-30
Movie Die Hunde sind los Snitter (voice) 1982-10-21
Series Blut und Ehre: Jugend unter Hitler Braddock 1982-07-12
Movie Mel Brooks - Die verrückte Geschichte der Welt Jesus - The Roman Empire 1981-06-12
Series Seeing Things Ben Devereaux 1981-09-15
Movie Der Elefantenmensch John Merrick 1980-10-02
Movie Heaven's Gate Billy Irvine 1980-11-19
Movie Der Todesschrei Anthony Fielding 1978-01-01
Movie Pretty Baby 1978-04-05
Movie 12 Uhr nachts - Midnight Express Max 1978-09-12
Movie Der Herr der Ringe Aragorn (voice) 1978-11-15
Movie East of Elephant Rock Nash 1977-10-22
Movie Three Dangerous Ladies Lt. George Simmonds 1977-06-05
Movie Sein letzter Mord 1977-11-30
Movie I, Claudius Caligula 1976-09-20
Series Ich, Claudius – Kaiser und Gott Caligula 1976-09-20
Movie Der Ghul Tom Rawlings 1975-07-11
Movie The Naked Civil Servant Quentin Crisp 1975-12-17
Series NOVA Narrator 1974-03-03
Movie Little Malcolm and His Struggle Against the Eunuchs Malcolm Scrawdyke 1974-06-11
Movie The Pied Piper Franz 1972-12-27
Movie Mr. Forbush and the Penguins Richard Forbush 1971-07-29
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Series Percy Stuart Timothy Evans 1969-03-12
Movie Dave – Zuhaus in allen Betten Davey Haggart 1969-02-10
Movie Before Winter Comes Lieutenant Pilkington 1969-03-24
Movie In Search of Gregory Daniel 1969-11-01
Series One Life to Live Richard Rich 1968-07-15
Movie Nur eine Frau an Bord 1967-01-01
Series Natural World Unknown 1967-12-10
Movie This Is My Street Charlie 1964-01-15
Movie Mörder ahoi! Unknown 1964-06-01
Series The Patty Duke Show Mr. Ollivander 1963-09-18
Movie The Wild and the Willing Phil Corbett 1962-10-16
Series Dezernat M James morton 1957-09-20
Movie Golden Boy Audric Baillard 1939-09-05