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Longtime British actor who became well known for his voiceover work in the animated version of The Lord of The Rings. He starred as Krapp in Krapp’s Last Tape, Winston Smith in Nineteen Eighty-Four, and John Merrick in The Elephant Man. He also appeared in the 2014 film Hercules and the 2016 film The Legend of Tarzan.
His older brother, Br. Anselm, became a monk and a writer at Glenstal Abbey. He was married four times. He had two sons named Nick and Sasha.
How did John Hurt die?
|Cause of death||Pancreatic Cancer|
|Age of death||77 years|
|Birthday||January 22, 1940|
|Death date||January 27, 2017|
|Place of death||Cromer, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I remember once when I told Lindsay Anderson at a party that acting was just a sophisticated way of playing cowboys and Indians he almost had a fit.John Hurt
I don’t know whether I inspire anything in anyone.John Hurt
We’re all just passing time and occupy our chair very briefly.John Hurt
I am not an enormous believer in research being the be-all and end-all. I get suspicious when I read about actors spending six months in a clinic, say, in order to play someone who is sick.John Hurt
Everybody’s got to work with Roger Corman. You can’t leave out that experience.John Hurt