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John Hurt

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Date of Birth: 01/22/1940

Age: 76

Place of birth: Shayrebruk

Citizenship: United Kingdom

Background

One of the most acclaimed British movie stars. Often plays supporting roles of eccentric characters who experience physical or mental suffering. Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

He started his career in the theater. Attention attracted Hollywood in 1966, playing in the Oscar-winning drama "Man for All Seasons." Then for a long time, and successfully worked on television.

Twice nominated for an "Oscar" for "Midnight Express" (1978 Award "Golden Globe" and a BAFTA) and as John Merrick in Lynch`s "Elephant Man" (1980, Prize BAFTA).

The general public is also known for his roles in the movie "Alien" (1979), "Harry Potter and the Philosopher`s Stone" (2001), "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" (2008). The big-budget adaptation of dystopia "1984" starred Winston Smith.

Filmography

2009 - Englishman in New York

2008 - The Oxford Murders - Arthur Selden

2008 - Merlin

2008 - Hellboy 2: The Golden Army

2008 - The Vikings (movie, 2008)

2008 - Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull - Harold Oxley

2005 - V - for Vendetta

2005 - Skeleton Key

2004 - Hellboy: The hero from hell

2001 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer kamen001 - Captain Corelli`s Choice

1997 - Contact - SR Hadden, a millionaire philanthropist

1995 - Wild Bill - Charles Prince

1993 - Monolith - Villano

1987 - barrage

1986 - Aria

1984 - 1984 - Winston Smith

1983 - Weekend at Osterman

1981 - History of the World

1980 - The Elephant Man

1979 - Alien

1978 - Midnight Express

1967 - Sailor from Gibraltar

1966 - Man for All Seasons

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