John Hurt

Reference Number
RF1238744197
Gender
Male
Artists Name
John Hurt
Real Name
Sir John Vincent Hurt
Activity of Fame
  • Actor
Birth Dates
Star Sign
Aquarius (Jan 21st – Feb 19th)
Country of Birth
United Kingdom
State of Birth
England
City of Birth
Chesterfield
Death Dates
Date of Death
Jan 25, 2017
Cause of Death
Disease
Country of Death
United Kingdom
State of Death
England
City of Death
Cromer
Location
Country of Funeral
United Kingdom
State of Funeral
England
City of Funeral
Cromer
Description
Sir John Vincent Hurt, CBE (22 January 1940 – 25 January 2017) was an English actor and voice actor whose career spanned six decades. He initially came to prominence for his supporting role as Richard Rich in the film A Man for All Seasons (1966). After this, he played leading roles as John Merrick in David Lynch's biopic The Elephant Man (1980), Winston Smith in a version of Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984), Mr. Braddock in the Stephen Frears drama The Hit (1984) and Stephen Ward in the drama depicting the Profumo affair, Scandal (1989). He is also known for his television roles such as Quentin Crisp in the television film The Naked Civil Servant (1975), Caligula in I, Claudius (1976) and the War Doctor in Doctor Who: Day of the Doctor (2013).



Hurt died at his home in Cromer, Norfolk, on 25 January 2017, three days after his 77th birthday. His death was announced two days later.



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