January 22, 1940
January 25, 2017
Salt and Pepper
5 ft 9 in | 175 cm
72 kg | 158.5 lbs
John Vincent Hurt was born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, on January 22, 1940, was an English actor.
Young John Hurt first started performing in a school production of "The Blue Bird".
He made his big screen debut in romantic drama film The Wild and the Willing (1962) in role as Phil Corbett.
He got his television debut in anthology drama series Drama 61-67 (1961) in episode "Drama '61: Local Incident", in role as Private Briggs.
John's breakthrough performance came as Richard Rich in historical drama film A Man for All Seasons (1966).
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He played Garrick Ollivander in Harry Potter film series:
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)
He portrayed Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm in Hellboy films:
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
He voiced Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm in animated movie Hellboy: Blood and Iron (2007).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance as Timothy John Evans in crime movie 10 Rillington Place (1971).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor also won the BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Max in prison drama film Midnight Express (1978).
He won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role also was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as John Merrick in biographical drama film The Elephant Man (1980).
He won the Evening Standard British Film Awards for Best Actor for his roles in films:
Champions (1984) sport drama as Bob Champion
The Hit (1984) road crime as Mitchell Braddock
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) dystopian science fiction as Winston Smith
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance as Gilbert Kane, Executive Officer in science fiction horror film Alien (1979).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as Bird O'Donnell in drama film The Field (1990).
He was nominated for the British Independent Film Award for Best Performance by a British Actor in an Independent Film for his role as Giles De'Ath in drama comedy movie Love and Death on Long Island (1997).
He was nominated for the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance as Jellon Lamb in Western film The Proposition (2005).
He was nominated for the London Film Critics' Circle Award for Supporting Actor of the Year for his role as Old Man Peanut in crime comedy drama film 44 Inch Chest (2009).
He won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for his role as Quentin Crisp in biographical comedy drama film The Naked Civil Servant (1975).
He was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor and won the Berlin International Film Festival – Teddy Award for his role as Quentin Crisp in biographical film An Englishman in New York (2009).
He was nominated for the BloodGuts UK Horror Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Christopher Marlowe in fantasy comedy drama film Only Lovers Left Alive (2013).
He played Professor Harold 'Ox' Oxley in action adventure film Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008).
He voiced Aragorn in animated fantasy film The Lord of the Rings (1978).
Rob Roy (1995) historical biographical drama opposite Liam Neeson and Jessica Lange
Contact (1997) science fiction drama with Jodie Foster and Matthew McConaughey
Dogville (2003) avant-garde drama opposite Nicole Kidman and Lauren Bacall
V for Vendetta (2006) dystopian political action with Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) Cold War spy thriller opposite Gary Oldman and Colin Firth
Jackie (2016) biographical drama with Natalie Portman and Peter Sarsgaard
He played Caligula in BBC historical series I, Claudius (1976).
Crime and Punishment (1979) BBC One drama miniseries in role as Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov
The Storyteller (1987-1988) live-action puppet series in role as The Storyteller
Labyrinth (2012) historical miniseries in role as Audric Baillard
Doctor Who (2013) BBC science fiction television programme in role as War Doctor
The Last Panthers (2015) crime drama series in role as Tom Kendle
Attended Anglican St Michael's Preparatory School in Otford, Kent and Lincoln School in Wragby Road, Lincoln.
Studied art in Grimsby Art School and at Saint Martin's School of Art in London.
He trained at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
He was the youngest of three children.
He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2004.
He was knighted for his services to drama in 2015.
John died on January 25, 2017, Cromer, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.
He dated Sarah Owens (1996-2002) and Marie-Lise (1967-1983).
He was married to:
Anwen Rees-Myers (2005-2017)
Jo Dalton (1990-1996), they had two sons
Donna Peacock (1984-1990)
Annette Robertson (1962-1964)