John Hurt - Vulah


Official Name John Hurt
Gender Male
Birth Date 1940-01-22
Hometown Chesterfield
Nationality United Kingdom
Ethnicity English people

John Hurt

John Vincent Hurt, CBE is an English actor. Among other honours, he has received two Academy Award nominations, a Golden Globe Award, and four BAFTA Awards, with the fourth being a Lifetime Achievement recognition. Hurt is 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, Quentin Crisp in The Naked Civil Servant and An Englishman in New York, and Caligula in I, Claudius. Recognisable for his distinctive rich voice, he has also enjoyed a successful voice acting career, starring in films such as Watership Down, the animated The Lord of the Rings and Dogville, as well as the BBC television series Merlin. He portrayed the War Doctor in the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special "The Day of the Doctor", following brief appearances in previous episodes. 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 films such as: Alien, Midnight Express, Rob Roy, V for Vendetta, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, the Harry Potter film series, the Hellboy films, and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Hurt is one of Britain'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. His character's final scene in Alien is consistently named as one of the most memorable in cinematic history.

Starred in

Nineteen Eighty-Four Nineteen Eighty-Four Winston Smith Winston Smith
A Man for All Seasons A Man for All Seasons Richard Rich Richard Rich
Alien Alien Kane Kane
Dead Man Dead Man John Scholfield John Scholfield
Heaven's Gate Heaven's Gate Billy Irvine Billy Irvine
Hellboy Hellboy Trevor "Broom" Bruttenholm Trevor "Broom" Bruttenholm
Hellboy: Blood and Iron Hellboy: Blood and Iron Trevor Bruttenholm Trevor Bruttenholm
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Harold Oxley Harold Oxley
King Ralph King Ralph Lord Percival Graves Lord Percival Graves
Midnight Express Midnight Express Max Max
Rob Roy Rob Roy Montrose Montrose
Scandal Scandal Stephen Ward Stephen Ward
The Black Cauldron The Black Cauldron Horned King Horned King
The Elephant Man The Elephant Man John Merrick John Merrick
The Lord of the Rings The Lord of the Rings Aragorn Aragorn
The Proposition The Proposition Jellon Lamb Jellon Lamb
The Skeleton Key The Skeleton Key Ben Devereaux Ben Devereaux
Thumbelina Thumbelina Mr. Mole Mr. Mole
V for Vendetta V for Vendetta Adam Susan Adam Susan
Valiant Valiant Felix Felix
Watership Down Watership Down Hazel Hazel