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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?
John Hurt's death was caused by pancreatic cancer.
|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 mark a script like an exam, and I try not to do anything under 50 per cent. Similarly with the part. And also film is a peculiar thing, parts don’t necessarily read in script form anything like as well as they can do when it comes to materialising.John Hurt
It’s an immensely competitive business, and I can tell you the older you get, the parts are fewer, and the people who are proven performers are greater.John Hurt
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 first decided that I wanted to act when I was 9. And I was at a very bizarre prep school at the time; to say ‘high Anglo-Catholic’ would be a real English understatement.John Hurt
There’s an awful lot of hanging around when you’re doing science fiction. Going down and waiting for them to set up, being told to go back to your dressing room while they change the track and the lighting and so on.John Hurt