John Hurt

John Hurt

Actor
January 22, 1940
January 25, 2017
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Sir John Vincent Hurt was an English actor whose screen and stage career spanned more than 50 years. Hurt was regarded as one of Britain's finest actors; director David Lynch described him as simply the greatest actor in the world.Hurt came to prominence for his role as Richard Rich in the film A Man for All Seasons and gained BAFTA Award nominations for his portrayals of Timothy Evans in 10 Rillington Place and Quentin Crisp in television film The Naked Civil Servant – winning his first BAFTA for the latter. He played Caligula in the BBC TV series I, Claudius . Hurt's performance in the prison drama Midnight Express brought him international renown and earned Golden Globe and BAFTA Awards, along with an Academy Award nomination.

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