John Hurt Overview:

Legendary actor, John Hurt, was born John Vincent Hurt on Jan 22, 1940 in Chesterfield, England. Hurt died at the age of 77 on Jan 25, 2017 in Cromer, England .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Hurt was nominated for two Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1978Best Supporting ActorMidnight Express (1978)MaxNominated
1980Best ActorThe Elephant Man (1980)John MerrickNominated
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John Hurt Quotes:

Davey Haggart: [looking at his "Wanted" poster, disappointed] Is that all a man is worth?


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John Hurt Facts
As Winston Smith in 1984 (1984) he portrays a victim of a totalitarian society, with Big Brother as its head. In V for Vendetta (2005), he portrays the "Big Brother"-type leader "Chancellor Sutler".

The make-up he wore to play The Elephant Man (1980) also inspired the appearance of Gothmog in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).

Is the youngest of three children.

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