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William Hurt

William M. Hurt (born March 20, 1950) is an American actor. He received his acting training at the Juilliard School, and began acting on stage in the 1970s. Hurt made his film debut as a troubled scientist in the science-fiction feature Altered States (1980), for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for New Star of the Year. He subsequently played the leading role of a sleazy lawyer in the well-received film noir Body Heat (1981). In 1985, Hurt garnered substantial critical acclaim and multiple acting awards, including an Academy and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor, for portraying an effeminate homosexual in Kiss of the Spider Woman. He went on to receive another two Academy Award nominations for his lead performances in Children of a Lesser God (1986) and Broadcast News (1987). Hurt remained an active stage actor throughout the 1980s, appearing in numerous Off-Broadway productions including Henry V, Fifth of July, Richard II, and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Hurt received his first Tony Award nomination in 1985 for the Broadway production of Hurlyburly. After playing a diversity of character roles in the following decade, Hurt earned his fourth Academy Award nomination for his supporting performance in David Cronenberg's crime thriller A History of Violence (2005). Other notable films in recent years have included A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Syriana (2005), The Good Shepherd (2006), Mr. Brooks (2007), Into the Wild (2007), The Incredible Hulk (2008), and Robin Hood (2010). Description above from the Wikipedia article William Hurt, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Born:
Mar 20, 1950 In Washington - D.C. - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
105
First Appeared:
In the movie Midnight Rider: The Gregg Allman Story
Latest Project:
Movie Vengadores: Infinity War 2018-04-25
Known For
Poster of Capitán América: Civil War
Poster of Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands
Poster of Humans
Poster of Bonnie & Clyde
Filmography
Movie The King's Daughter Pere La Chaise 2019
Movie Midnight Rider: The Gregg Allman Story Gregg Allman 2019
Movie The Miracle Season Ernie Found 2018-04-13
Movie Vengadores: Infinity War Thaddeus Ross 2018-04-25
Series The Best of Families James Lathrop 2017
Series Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands Hrothgar 2016-01-03
Movie El héroe de Berlín Jeremiah Mahoney 2016-02-19
Movie Capitán América: Civil War Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross, Secretary of State 2016-04-27
Movie United We Stand, Divided We Fall Himself 2016-09-13
Series Goliath Donald Cooperman 2016-10-14
Movie El duelo Governor Ross 2016-06-24
Movie Men of Granite 2015-02-06
Series Humans Dr. George Millican 2015-06-14
Movie Cuento de invierno Isaac Penn 2014-02-13
Movie La desaparición de Eleanor Rigby Julian Rigby 2014-05-14
Movie La desaparición de Eleanor Rigby: Ella Julian Rigby 2014-10-10
Movie Days and Nights Herb 2014-09-26
Series Bonnie & Clyde Frank Hamer 2013-12-08
Movie The Challenger Richard Feynman 2013-03-18
Movie Fuego en la sangre Himself 2013-09-06
Movie The Host (La huésped) Jeb Stryder 2013-03-22
Movie Maddened by His Absence Jacques 2012-10-31
Series Moby Dick Captain Ahab 2011-05-08
Movie Hellgate Warren Mills 2011-11-05
Movie Marvel One-Shot: El consultor General Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross (archive footage) 2011-09-12
Movie Tres veces 20 años Adam 2011-07-13
Movie Malas noticias Henry Paulson 2011-05-22
Movie Robin Hood William Marshal 2010-05-12
Movie The Real Robin Hood Narrator 2010-05-11
Movie El río de los sueños H2O 2010-04-09
Movie La condesa Gyorgy Thurzo 2009-02-09
Movie Endgame Professor Will Esterhuyse 2009-01-18
Movie En el punto de mira President Ashton 2008-02-01
Movie Sobrepasando el límite Mayor Schneer 2008-05-09
Movie Tangled Web: Making Kiss of the Spider Woman Luis Molina/Himself 2008-06-25
Movie The Yellow Handkerchief Brett Hanson 2008-12-17
Movie The Making of Incredible Himself 2008-10-21
Movie El increíble Hulk General Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross 2008-06-12
Movie The Legend of Sasquatch 2007-02-03
Series Daños y perjuicios (Damages) Daniel Purcell 2007-07-24
Movie Mr. Brooks Marshall 2007-06-01
Movie Hacia rutas salvajes Walt McCandless 2007-09-11
Movie Beautiful Ohio Simon Messerman 2006-11-10
Movie El buen pastor Philip Allen 2006-12-11
Movie The King David 2005-01-01
Movie El libro mágico Dr. Peter Reed 2005-09-09
Movie Syriana Stan 2005-11-23
Movie Una historia de violencia Richie Cusack 2005-09-23
Movie The Blue Butterfly Alan Osborne 2004-02-20
Movie El bosque Edward Walker 2004-07-30
Series Frankenstein Professor Waldman 2004-10-05
Movie Al límite de la verdad Doyle's Sponsor 2002-04-07
Movie Lo más cercano al cielo Matt 2002-11-20
Movie El bosque mágico de Tuck Angus Tuck 2002-10-11
Movie Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story Robert P. Hanssen 2002-11-10
Movie The Flamingo Rising Turner Knight 2001-02-04
Series El rey de Queens Unknown 2001-03-26
Movie La guerra de Varian Varian Fry 2001-04-22
Movie The Simian Line Edward 2001-11-16
Movie A.I. Inteligencia Artificial Prof. Hobby 2001-06-29
Movie El secreto de mi vecino Dave 2001-09-09
Series Dune, la leyenda Duke Leto Atreides 2000-12-03
Movie Contaminated Man David R. Whitman 2000-12-17
Movie El hombre que hacía milagros Jairus 2000-03-31
Movie La gran rueda del poder William Blake Pellarin 1999-04-20
Movie El cuarto piso Greg Harrison 1999-07-31
Movie Presa del pánico Walter Richmond 1999-11-04
Movie Sunshine Andor Knorr 1999-09-13
Movie Lost In Space Forever Himself (also archive footage) 1998-01-01
Movie Dark City Inspector Frank Bumstead 1998-02-27
Movie Cosas que importan George Gulden 1998-09-18
Movie Perdidos en el espacio Prof. John Robinson 1998-04-03
Movie Promesas incumplidas Arthur Barret 1998-03-26
Movie Loved K.D. Dietrickson 1997-10-31
Movie Jane Eyre Rochester 1996-02-09
Movie Michael Frank Quinlan 1996-12-25
Movie Ispoved neznakomtsu The stranger 1996-06-14
Movie Romance en Nueva York Henry Harriston 1996-02-21
Movie Elie Wiesel Goes Home Narrator (voice) 1996-09-05
Movie Smoke Paul Benjamin 1995-06-09
Movie Difícil elección Graham Holt 1994-09-30
Movie Trial by Jury Tommy Vesey 1994-09-09
Movie Un marido para mi mujer Tom 1993-10-15
Movie La Peste Doctor Bernard Rieux 1992-01-01
Movie El doctor Dr. Jack MacKee 1991-07-24
Movie Hasta el fin del mundo Sam Farber, alias Trevor McPhee 1991-09-12
Movie Alice Doug Tate 1990-12-25
Movie Te amaré hasta que te mate Harlan James 1990-04-06
Movie A Time of Destiny Martin Larraneta 1988-04-22
Movie El turista accidental Macon Leary 1988-12-23
Movie Al filo de la noticia Tom Grunick 1987-12-16
Series American Masters Unknown 1986-06-23
Movie Hijos de un dios menor James Leeds 1986-09-13
Movie El beso de la mujer araña Luis Molina 1985-07-26
Movie Gorky Park Arkady Renko 1983-12-15
Movie Reencuentro Nick Carlton 1983-09-09
Movie All the Way Home Jay Follet 1981-12-21
Movie El ojo mentiroso Daryll Deever 1981-02-13
Movie Fuego en el cuerpo Ned Racine 1981-08-28
Movie Viaje alucinante al fondo de la mente Professor Eddie Jessup 1980-12-25
Movie Verna: USO Girl Walter 1978-01-25
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24