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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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Jan 22, 1940 In Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Wild and the Willing 1962-10-16
Latest Project:
Movie That Good Night 2018-05-05
Known For
Poster of Dogville
Poster of Contact
Poster of Crime and Punishment
Poster of The Hollywood Greats
Movie That Good Night Ralph 2018-05-05
Movie Damascus Cover Miki 2017-01-28
Movie El viaje Harry Patterson 2017-03-30
Movie El instante más oscuro Neville Chamberlain 2017-11-22
Movie ChickLit Francis Bonar 2016-09-02
Movie The Pity of War: The Loves and Lives of the War Poets Siegfried Sassoon 2016-11-13
Movie Jackie The Priest 2016-12-02
Movie The Alchemist's Letter The Alchemist (voice) 2015-04-21
Movie Thomas y sus amigos: La leyenda del tesoro perdido Sailor John 2015-07-17
Movie The Last Panthers Tom Kendle 2015-10-26
Series The Last Panthers Tom 2015-11-12
Movie Hércules Cotys 2014-07-23
Movie Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film Himself 2014-08-25
Movie Jayne Mansfield's Car Kingsley Bedford 2013-07-25
Movie Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict Narrator 2013-05-24
Movie Charlie Countryman Narrator 2013-02-09
Movie Rompenieves Gilliam 2013-08-01
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
Movie Doctor Who: El día del Doctor The War Doctor 2013-11-23
Movie Sólo los amantes sobreviven Marlowe 2013-12-12
Movie The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot 2013-11-23
Movie Doctor Who: The Night of the Doctor The War Doctor 2013-11-14
Movie El planeta de los dinosaurios 3D Narrator (voice) 2012-08-19
Movie Turistas Jerusalem Narrator 2012-11-30
Series Laberinto Audric Baillard 2012-11-24
Movie The Confession Priest 2011-07-01
Movie Melancolía Dexter 2011-05-26
Series The Confession Priest 2011-03-28
Movie Harry Potter y las reliquias de la muerte - Parte II Mr. Ollivander 2011-07-07
Movie Sailcloth Man 2011-01-01
Series Planeta humano Narrator 2011-01-13
Movie 23 Degrees, 5 Minutes Professor Orit 2011-07-09
Movie La hija del Grúfalo The Owl (Voice) 2011-12-25
Movie Immortals Old Zeus 2011-11-10
Series Planet Dinosaur Narrator 2011-09-14
Movie El topo Control 2011-09-16
Movie Las aventuras de Sammy Grandpa Sammy (voice) 2010-08-03
Movie Lou Doyle 2010-06-17
Movie Brighton Rock Phil Corkery 2010-09-13
Movie Ultramarines Carnak 2010-12-10
Movie Harry Potter y las reliquias de la muerte - Parte I Mr. Ollivander 2010-10-17
Movie Whistle and I'll Come to You James Parkin 2010-12-24
Movie Love at First Sight Arthur 2010-11-16
Movie Los límites del control Guitar 2009-05-01
Movie An Englishman in New York Quentin Crisp 2009-04-27
Movie 44 Inch Chest (La medida de la venganza) Old Man Peanut 2009-10-08
Movie El Grúfalo Owl (voice) 2009-12-25
Movie Creating The World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins Himself 2009-11-17
Movie Outlander Rothgar 2008-04-24
Movie Los crímenes de Oxford Arthur Seldom 2008-01-18
Movie Indiana Jones y el reino de la calavera de cristal Professor Oxley 2008-05-21
Movie Lecture 21 2008-01-01
Movie Recuento Warren Christopher 2008-05-28
Series Las aventuras de Merlín The Dragon (voice) 2008-09-20
Movie New York, I Love You Bellhop (segment "Shekhar Kapur") 2008-09-06
Movie Hellboy II: El ejército dorado Trevor Bruttenholm 2008-07-11
Movie Boxes Le père de Fanny 2007-06-06
Movie Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm 2007-03-10
Series Masters of Science Fiction Unknown 2007-08-03
Movie V de Vendetta Chancellor Adam Sutler 2006-03-15
Movie Disparando a perros (Shooting Dogs) Christopher 2006-03-08
Movie The Plot Against Harold Wilson Narrator 2006-03-16
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie El perfume. Historia de un asesino Narrator (voice) 2006-09-13
Movie Manderlay Narrator (Voice) 2005-05-16
Movie Valiant Felix (voice) 2005-03-25
Series Doctor Who The War Doctor 2005-03-26
Movie La llave del mal Ben Devereaux 2005-07-29
Movie La propuesta Jellon Lamb 2005-10-06
Movie Hiroshima Narrator (voice) 2005-08-05
Series The Alan Clark Diaries 2004-01-15
Movie Tabloid Vince 2004-01-01
Movie The Alan Clark Diaries 2004-01-15
Movie Hellboy Prof. Bruttenholm 2004-10-01
Movie Pride Harry (voice) 2004-06-21
Movie Shadowing the Third Man Narrator 2004-10-11
Movie Meeting Che Guevara & the Man from Maybury Hill Man from Maybury Hill 2003-05-08
Movie Owning Mahowny Victor Foss 2003-05-02
Movie Dogville Narrator (voice) 2003-05-19
Movie The Beast Within: Making 'Alien' Himself 2003-12-02
Movie The Alien Saga narrator 2002-01-01
Movie Miranda Christian 2002-01-18
Series HypaSpace 2002-05-13
Movie Crimen y Castigo Porfiry, chief investigator 2002-06-01
Movie The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm Narrator 2001-04-07
Movie La mandolina del capitán Corelli Dr. Iannis 2001-04-18
Movie Shaolin: Wheel of Life Narrator 2001-12-11
Movie Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal Garrick Ollivander 2001-11-16
Movie New Blood 2000-06-20
Movie Krapp's Last Tape Krapp 2000-09-08
Movie Poseídos Father Lareaux 2000-10-13
Movie Todos los animales pequeños Mr. Summers 1999-07-09
Series Watership Down 1999-09-28
Movie If... Dog... Rabbit Sean Cooper 1999-09-29
Movie You're Dead Maitland 1999-10-01
Movie El comisario europeo James morton 1998-02-22
Movie Night Train Michael Poole 1998-01-01
Movie The Climb Chuck Langer 1998-03-11
Movie Love and Death on Long Island Giles De'Ath 1997-01-01
Movie Contact S. R. Hadden 1997-07-11
Movie Bandyta Babits 1997-11-07
Movie Rob Roy, la pasión de un rebelde John Graham (Marquis of Montrose) 1995-04-13
Movie On Jupiter Narrator 1995-08-03
Movie Wild Bill Charley Prince 1995-12-01
Movie Dead Man John Scholfield 1995-12-23
Movie Saigon Baby 1995-12-16
Movie Ellas también se deprimen The Countess 1994-05-13
Movie Great Moments in Aviation Rex Goodyear 1994-05-01
Movie Difícil elección Uncle Turpin 1994-09-30
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Movie Monolith Villano 1993-05-27
Movie Dark at Noon 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 Rafi, un rey de peso Lord Percival Graves 1991-02-15
Movie I Dreamt I Woke Up Boorman's Alter Ego 1991-11-16
Movie Journey to Knock Alfred 1991-09-17
Movie Windprints Charles Rutherford 1990-06-29
Movie Who Bombed Birmingham? Chris Mullin 1990-04-22
Movie Resident Alien Himself 1990-09-14
Movie El prado Bird' O'Donnell 1990-09-21
Movie Paul McCartney: From Rio to Liverpool Narrator 1990-12-17
Movie La resurrección de Frankenstein Dr. Joe Buchanan / Narrator 1990-11-02
Movie Escándalo Stephen Ward 1989-03-03
Movie Little Sweetheart Robert Burger 1989-10-19
Series The Jim Henson Hour 1989-04-14
Movie Deadline Granville Jones 1988-01-01
Series El Cuentacuentos The Storyteller 1988-05-15
Movie From the Hip Douglas Benoit 1987-02-06
Movie Frightmares 1987-01-01
Movie The Hunting of the Snark The Narrator 1987-04-01
Movie Royal Space Force: Wings of Honneamise Shitotsugh Lhadatt (English Dub) 1987-03-14
Movie Pasiones en Kenia Gilbert Colville 1987-11-30
Movie Aria The Actor 1987-05-27
Movie Vincent (voice) 1987-10-08
Movie La loca historia de las galaxias John Hurt 1987-06-24
Movie Jake Speed Syd 1986-05-30
Movie Rocinante Bill 1986-11-01
Movie Live Aid 1985-07-13
Movie After Darkness Peter Hunningford 1985-02-01
Movie Taron y el caldero mágico The Horned King (voice) 1985-07-24
Movie The Strange Case of Yukio Mishima Narrator 1985-12-03
Movie Success Is the Best Revenge 1984-05-26
Movie Reto al destino Bob Champion 1984-04-20
Movie 1984 Winston Smith 1984-10-10
Movie La venganza (The Hit) Braddock 1984-09-12
Movie King Lear The Fool 1983-04-03
Movie Clave: Omega Lawrence Fassett 1983-10-14
Movie Fuga de noche Peter Strelzyk 1982-02-05
Movie The Plague Dogs Snitter (voice) 1982-10-21
Movie Algo más que colegas Kerwin 1982-04-30
Movie La loca historia del mundo Jesus - The Roman Empire 1981-06-12
Movie La puerta del cielo Billy Irvine 1980-11-19
Movie An Evening with Quentin Crisp Himself / Presenter 1980-01-01
Movie El hombre elefante John Merrick 1980-10-02
Series Crime and Punishment 1979-05-22
Movie Alien, el octavo pasajero Gilbert Ward Kane 1979-05-25
Movie El grito Anthony Fielding 1978-01-01
Movie El expreso de medianoche Max 1978-09-12
Movie El señor de los anillos Aragorn (voice) 1978-11-15
Movie Orejas largas Hazel (voice) 1978-10-14
Movie Three Dangerous Ladies Lt. George Simmonds 1977-06-05
Movie Spectre Mitri Cyon 1977-05-21
Series The Hollywood Greats Unknown 1977-08-04
Movie East of Elephant Rock Nash 1977-10-22
Movie The Disappearance 1977-11-30
Series Yo, Claudio Caligula 1976-09-20
Movie The Ghoul Tom Rawlings 1975-07-11
Series The Sweeney Unknown 1975-01-02
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
Series Wessex Tales Unknown 1973-11-07
Movie The Pied Piper Franz 1972-12-27
Movie El estrangulador de Rillington Place Timothy Evans 1971-02-10
Movie Mr. Forbush and the Penguins Richard Forbush 1971-07-29
Series A Ghost Story for Christmas James Parkin 1971-12-24
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Movie La horca puede esperar Davey Haggart 1969-02-10
Movie In Search of Gregory Daniel 1969-11-01
Movie Cadenas de libertad Lieutenant Pilkington 1969-03-24
Movie The Sailor from Gibraltar 1967-01-01
Series Natural World Narrator 1967-12-10
Movie Un hombre para la eternidad Richard Rich 1966-12-12
Series Gideon's Way Unknown 1965-03-18
Movie This Is My Street Charlie 1964-01-15
Movie The Wild and the Willing Phil Corbett 1962-10-16