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John Hurt

John Vincent Hurt, CBE (born 22 January 1940) was 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 Les heures sombres 2017-11-22
Known For
Poster of Panthers
Poster of NOVA
Poster of Wessex Tales
Poster of A Ghost Story for Christmas
Movie Les heures sombres Neville Chamberlain 2017-11-22
Movie Damascus Cover Miki 2017-01-28
Movie The Journey Harry Patterson 2017-03-30
Movie The Pity of War: The Loves and Lives of the War Poets Siegfried Sassoon 2016-11-13
Movie ChickLit Francis Bonar 2016-09-02
Movie Jackie The Priest 2016-12-02
Movie The Alchemist's Letter The Alchemist (voice) 2015-04-21
Movie Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure: The Movie Sailor John 2015-07-17
Series Panthers Tom 2015-10-26
Movie The Last Panthers Tom Kendle 2015-10-26
Movie Hercule Cotys 2014-07-23
Movie Richard Attenborough: A Life in Film Himself 2014-08-25
Movie Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict Narrator 2013-05-24
Movie Charlie Countryman Narrator 2013-02-09
Movie Only Lovers Left Alive Marlowe 2013-12-12
Movie Snowpiercer : Le Transperceneige Gilliam 2013-08-01
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
Movie Doctor Who - Le jour du Docteur The War Doctor 2013-11-23
Movie Doctor Who: The Night of the Doctor The War Doctor 2013-11-14
Movie Jayne Mansfield's Car Kingsley Bedford 2012-02-13
Series Labyrinth Audric Baillard 2012-11-24
Movie Planet Dinosaur: Ultimate Killers Narrator (voice) 2012-08-19
Movie Touristes Jerusalem Narrator 2012-11-30
Movie Labyrinthe Audric Baillard 2012-11-24
Movie The Confession Priest 2011-07-01
Movie Melancholia Dexter 2011-05-26
Movie Sailcloth Man 2011-01-01
Movie Harry Potter et les reliques de la mort - 2ème partie Mr. Ollivander 2011-07-07
Series Planète des Hommes Narrator 2011-01-13
Series The Confession Priest 2011-03-28
Movie Les Immortels Old Zeus 2011-11-10
Movie 23 Degrees, 5 Minutes Professor Orit 2011-07-09
Movie The Gruffalo's Child The Owl (Voice) 2011-12-25
Movie Planète Dinosaures Narrator 2011-10-19
Series Planet Dinosaur Narrator 2011-09-14
Movie La Taupe Control 2011-09-16
Movie Le voyage extraordinaire de Samy Grandpa Sammy (voice) 2010-08-03
Movie Lou Doyle 2010-06-17
Movie Brighton Rock Phil Corkery 2010-09-13
Movie Ultramarines : Warhammer 40 000 Carnak 2010-12-10
Movie Harry Potter et les reliques de la mort - 1ère partie 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 An Englishman in New York Quentin Crisp 2009-04-27
Movie 44 Inch Chest Old Man Peanut 2009-10-08
Movie The Limits of Control Guitar 2009-05-01
Movie Creating The World of Harry Potter, Part 1: The Magic Begins Himself 2009-11-17
Movie Le Gruffalo Owl (voice) 2009-12-25
Movie Outlander : Le dernier Viking Rothgar 2008-04-24
Movie Crimes à Oxford Arthur Seldom 2008-01-18
Movie Indiana Jones et le royaume du crâne de cristal Professor Oxley 2008-05-21
Movie Lezione ventuno 2008-01-01
Movie Recount Warren Christopher 2008-05-28
Series Merlin The Dragon (voice) 2008-09-20
Movie New York, je t'aime Bellhop (segment "Shekhar Kapur") 2008-09-06
Movie Hellboy II : Les Légions d'or maudites Trevor Bruttenholm 2008-07-11
Movie Boxes Le père de Fanny 2007-06-06
Movie Hellboy Animated : De sang et de fer Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm 2007-03-10
Series Les maîtres de la science fiction Unknown 2007-08-03
Movie V pour vendetta Chancellor Adam Sutler 2006-03-15
Movie 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 Le Parfum : Histoire d'un meurtrier Narrator (voice) 2006-09-13
Series Doctor Who The War Doctor 2005-03-26
Movie Manderlay Narrator (Voice) 2005-05-16
Movie Vaillant, pigeon de combat ! Felix (voice) 2005-03-25
Movie La Porte des secrets Ben Devereaux 2005-07-29
Movie The Proposition 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 Le Clan des rois Harry (voice) 2004-06-21
Movie Hellboy Prof. Bruttenholm 2004-04-02
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 Crime et châtiment Porfiry, chief investigator 2002-06-01
Movie The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm Narrator 2001-04-07
Movie Capitaine Corelli Dr. Iannis 2001-04-18
Movie Harry Potter à l'école des sorciers Garrick Ollivander 2001-11-16
Movie Shaolin: Wheel of Life Narrator 2001-12-11
Movie New Blood 2000-06-20
Movie Krapp's Last Tape Krapp 2000-09-08
Movie Les Âmes perdues Father Lareaux 2000-10-13
Series Watership Down 1999-09-28
Movie All the Little Animals Mr. Summers 1999-07-09
Movie If... Dog... Rabbit Sean Cooper 1999-09-29
Movie You're Dead Maitland 1999-10-01
Movie Night Train Michael Poole 1998-01-01
Movie The Commissioner James morton 1998-02-22
Movie The Climb Chuck Langer 1998-03-11
Movie Love and Death on Long Island Giles De'Ath 1997-01-01
Movie Bandyta Babits 1997-11-07
Movie Contact S. R. Hadden 1997-07-11
Movie Rob Roy John Graham (Marquis of Montrose) 1995-04-13
Movie Wild Bill Charley Prince 1995-12-01
Movie On Jupiter Narrator 1995-08-03
Movie Dead Man John Scholfield 1995-12-23
Movie Saigon Baby 1995-12-16
Movie Même les cow-girls ont du vague à l'âme The Countess 1994-05-13
Movie Great Moments in Aviation Rex Goodyear 1994-05-01
Movie Second Best 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 L'oeil qui ment 1992-05-26
Movie Six Characters in Search of An Author The Father 1992-12-12
Movie Ralph Super King Lord Percival Graves 1991-02-15
Movie Red Fox Archie Carpenter 1991-01-01
Movie Journey to Knock Alfred 1991-09-17
Movie I Dreamt I Woke Up Boorman's Alter Ego 1991-11-16
Movie Who Bombed Birmingham? Chris Mullin 1990-04-22
Movie Resident Alien Himself 1990-09-14
Movie Windprints Charles Rutherford 1990-06-29
Movie La Résurrection de Frankenstein Dr. Joe Buchanan / Narrator 1990-11-02
Movie Le champ Bird' O'Donnell 1990-12-21
Movie Scandal 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 Monstres et merveilles The Storyteller 1988-05-15
Movie Les Ailes d'Honnéamise Shitotsugh Lhadatt (English Dub) 1987-03-14
Movie Frightmares 1987-01-01
Movie From the Hip Douglas Benoit 1987-02-06
Movie The Hunting of the Snark The Narrator 1987-04-01
Movie Sur la route de Nairobi Gilbert Colville 1987-11-30
Movie Aria The Actor 1987-05-27
Movie Vincent (voice) 1987-10-08
Movie La folle histoire de l'espace John Hurt 1987-06-24
Movie Jake Speed Syd 1986-05-30
Movie Rocinante Bill 1986-11-01
Movie After Darkness Peter Hunningford 1985-02-01
Movie Taram et le chaudron magique The Horned King (voice) 1985-07-24
Movie Success Is the Best Revenge 1984-05-26
Movie Champions Bob Champion 1984-04-20
Movie 1984 Winston Smith 1984-10-10
Movie The Hit Braddock 1984-09-12
Movie King Lear The Fool 1983-04-03
Movie Osterman week-end Lawrence Fassett 1983-10-14
Movie La nuit de l'évasion Peter Strelzyk 1982-02-05
Movie The Plague Dogs Snitter (voice) 1982-10-21
Movie Partners Kerwin 1982-04-30
Movie La folle histoire du monde Jesus - The Roman Empire 1981-06-12
Movie La Porte du Paradis Billy Irvine 1980-11-19
Movie An Evening with Quentin Crisp Himself / Presenter 1980-01-01
Movie Elephant Man John Merrick 1980-10-02
Series Crime and Punishment 1979-05-22
Movie Alien, le huitième passager Gilbert Kane 1979-05-25
Movie Le cri du sorcier Anthony Fielding 1978-01-01
Movie Midnight Express Max 1978-09-12
Movie Le Seigneur des anneaux Aragorn (voice) 1978-11-15
Movie La Folle Escapade Hazel (voice) 1978-10-14
Series The Hollywood Greats Unknown 1977-08-04
Movie Spectre Mitri Cyon 1977-05-21
Movie Three Dangerous Ladies Lt. George Simmonds 1977-06-05
Movie East of Elephant Rock Nash 1977-10-22
Movie La disparition 1977-11-30
Series I, Claudius Caligula 1976-09-20
Movie I, Claudius Caligula 1976-09-20
Series The Sweeney Unknown 1975-01-02
Movie The Ghoul Tom Rawlings 1975-07-11
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 L'Etrangleur de Rillington Place Timothy Evans 1971-02-10
Series A Ghost Story for Christmas James Parkin 1971-12-24
Movie Mr. Forbush and the Penguins Richard Forbush 1971-07-29
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Movie Sinful Davey Davey Haggart 1969-02-10
Movie In Search of Gregory Daniel 1969-11-01
Movie Avant que vienne l'hiver Lieutenant Pilkington 1969-03-24
Movie The Sailor from Gibraltar 1967-01-01
Series Natural World Narrator 1967-12-10
Movie Un Homme pour l'éternité 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