John Hurt (1940–2017)

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KNOWN FOR 
1984 (1984) | The Elephant Man (1980) | Hellboy (2004)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 21 wins & 14 nominations More »
AKA 
John Hurt CBE | Sir John Hurt CBE | Sir John Hurt
BORN 
Jan 22, 1940 (died Jan 25, 2017)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Past Film & Video (154 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (61 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for E! Live from the Red CarpetE! Live from the Red Carpet (TV Series) In Memory Of (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for Master WhenMaster When (TV Series) In Memory Of (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for The Pity of War: The Loves and Lives of the War PoetsThe Pity of War: The Loves and Lives of the War Poets (TV Movie) Older Sassoon  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Last PanthersThe Last Panthers (TV Mini-series) Tom Kendle (6 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 6
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  • Primary photo for Doctor Who the Time WarDoctor Who the Time War (TV Movie) War Doctor (uncredited)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Doctor WhoDoctor Who (TV Series) The Doctor / The War Doctor (3 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 3
  • Primary photo for LabyrinthLabyrinth (TV Mini-series) Audric Baillard (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 2
  • Primary photo for The Hollow CrownThe Hollow Crown (TV Series) The Chorus (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Henry V (Oct 11, 2013) The Chorus  Less
  • Primary photo for MerlinMerlin (TV Series) The Dragon / The Great Dragon (65 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2012 65
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  • Primary photo for Lindalee's Doctor Who ReviewLindalee's Doctor Who Review (TV Series) Guest  Less 2012– 
  • Primary photo for Playhouse PresentsPlayhouse Presents (TV Series) The Ministry (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • The Snipist (May 24, 2012) The Ministry (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Gruffalo's ChildThe Gruffalo's Child (TV Movie) Owl (voice)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The ConfessionThe Confession (TV Mini-series) Priest (10 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 10
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  • Primary photo for Whistle and I'll Come to YouWhistle and I'll Come to You (TV Movie) James Parkin  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The GruffaloThe Gruffalo (TV Short) Owl (voice)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for RecountRecount (TV Movie) Warren Christopher  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Masters of Science FictionMasters of Science Fiction (TV Series) Samswope (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Hellboy Animated: Blood and IronHellboy Animated: Blood and Iron (TV Movie) Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm (voice)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Alan Clark DiariesThe Alan Clark Diaries (TV Series) Alan Clark (6 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2006 6
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  • Primary photo for PridePride (TV Movie) Harry (voice)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for BaitBait (TV Movie) Jack Blake  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Watership DownWatership Down (TV Series) General Woundwort (7 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2000 7
    • The Invasion (Oct 12, 2000) General Woundwort (voice)  Less
    • The Orchard (Sep 7, 2000) General Woundwort (voice)  Less
    • Kidnapped (Dec 21, 1999) General Woundwort (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Krapp's Last TapeKrapp's Last Tape (TV Movie) Krapp  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) March Hare (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Jack Lee (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Picture WindowsPicture Windows (TV Series) Le Compte (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for PerformancePerformance (TV Series) The Father (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Red FoxRed Fox (TV Mini-series) Archie Carpenter  Less 1991– 
  • Primary photo for ScreenplayScreenplay (TV Series) Alfred (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991 1
  • Primary photo for Who Bombed Birmingham?Who Bombed Birmingham? (TV Movie) Chris Mullin  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The StorytellerThe Storyteller (TV Series) The Storyteller (9 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987–1988 9
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  • Primary photo for A Dinner of HerbsA Dinner of Herbs (TV Movie) Verse Reader  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for David Macaulay: PyramidDavid Macaulay: Pyramid (TV Movie) Khufu / Second French Explorer (voice)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for DeadlineDeadline (TV Movie) Granville Jones  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for King LearKing Lear (TV Movie) The Fool  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Paul McCartney: Take It AwayPaul McCartney: Take It Away (TV Movie) Manager (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Crime and PunishmentCrime and Punishment (TV Mini-series) Raskolnikov (3 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 3
    • Part 3 (Jun 5, 1979) Raskolnikov  Less
    • Part 2 (May 29, 1979) Raskolnikov  Less
    • Part 1 (May 22, 1979) Raskolnikov  Less
  • Primary photo for The IslandThe Island (TV Movie) Captain Simmons  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Sunday DramaThe Sunday Drama (TV Series) Dave (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for SpectreSpectre (TV Movie) Mitri Cyon  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for I, ClaudiusI, Claudius (TV Mini-series) Caligula (5 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976 5
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  • Primary photo for The SweeneyThe Sweeney (TV Series) Tony Grey (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Alec Cassell (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Shades of GreeneShades of Greene (TV Series) Fred (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The Naked Civil ServantThe Naked Civil Servant (TV Movie) Quentin Crisp  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Ten from the TwentiesTen from the Twenties (TV Series) Philip (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Playboy of the Western WorldThe Playboy of the Western World (TV Movie) Christopher Mahon (Christy Mahon)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Wessex TalesWessex Tales (TV Mini-series) Joshua Harlborough (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Saturday Night TheatreITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) Bob (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for ITV PlayhouseITV Playhouse (TV Series) Guy Beresford (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for ITV Play of the WeekITV Play of the Week (TV Series) Dave / Terry / Heywood / Simon Iorweth (4 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1965 4
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  • Primary photo for Thursday TheatreThursday Theatre (TV Series) Orpheus (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Gideon's WayGideon's Way (TV Series) Freddy Tisdale (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Love StoryLove Story (TV Series) Harry Eddows (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Armchair TheatreArmchair Theatre (TV Series) Joe (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for First NightFirst Night (TV Series) Desmond / Garry (2 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1964 2
  • Primary photo for Drama 61-67Drama 61-67 (TV Series) Tom / Private Briggs (2 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961–1963 2
  • Primary photo for Once Aboard the Lugger...Once Aboard the Lugger... (TV Series) Jobey Todd (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Probation OfficerProbation Officer (TV Series) Johnny Seton / Norman Bailey (2 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961–1962 2
  • Primary photo for Z CarsZ Cars (TV Series) James Hogan (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
    • Assault (Jul 17, 1962) James Hogan  Less
Self (136 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (36 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Doctor WhoDoctor Who (TV Series) The Doctor / The War Doctor (3 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2017
    • Twice Upon a Time (Dec 25, 2017) The Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • The Zygon Invasion (Oct 31, 2015) The Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
    • Listen (Sep 13, 2014) The War Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 69th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 69th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for From Jackie to CamelotFrom Jackie to Camelot (Video) The Priest (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The EE British Academy Film AwardsThe EE British Academy Film Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself - 1940-2017 (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
    • Episode dated 28 January 2017 (Jan 28, 2017) Himself - 1940-2017 (archive footage) (as Sir John Hurt CBE)  Less
  • Primary photo for BBC Look North: Yorkshire and North MidlandsBBC Look North: Yorkshire and North Midlands (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2016
  • Primary photo for Golden MoustacheGolden Moustache (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Dolezal BackstageDolezal Backstage (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Episode #2.4 (Dec 10, 2015) Himself (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Knights of Classic Drama at the BBCKnights of Classic Drama at the BBC (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for Lego DimensionsLego Dimensions (Video Game) The War Doctor (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Ten DoctorsThe Ten Doctors (TV Series) The Doctor (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • The Final Trap (Sep 13, 2015) The Doctor (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for ShowreelShowreel (TV Series) Brooke Matthews (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Five(ish) Doctors RebootThe Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (TV Movie) The Doctor (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Kane (2 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2013
    • Alien (1979) (Oct 20, 2013) Kane (archive footage)  Less
    • Alien (Oct 21, 2007) Kane (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Phelous & the MoviesPhelous & the Movies (TV Series) Dr. Turner (3 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Hillywood ShowThe Hillywood Show (TV Mini-series) Ollivander (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Harry Potter Friday Parody (Jun 30, 2011) Ollivander (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 (Video Game) Mr. Ollivander (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Ceremonia de inauguración - 56º Festival internacional de cine de San SebastiánCeremonia de inauguración - 56º Festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián (TV Special) Arthur Seldom (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Strictly CourtroomStrictly Courtroom (TV Movie) Timothy John Evans (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Closing: Team IndyClosing: Team Indy (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The McCartney YearsThe McCartney Years (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Maquillando entre monstruosMaquillando entre monstruos (TV Movie) John Merrick / Kane (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for La imagen de tu vidaLa imagen de tu vida (TV Series) Caligula (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Episode #1.5 (Oct 12, 2006) Caligula (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The King's Head: A Maverick in LondonThe King's Head: A Maverick in London (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for TvistTvist (TV Series) Caligula (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) Quentin Crisp (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster YearsTwentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (TV Movie) Kane (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Alien LegacyThe Alien Legacy (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) The Storyteller (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Eurythmics: Greatest HitsEurythmics: Greatest Hits (Video) Winston (segment "Sexcrime") (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Jim Henson HourThe Jim Henson Hour (TV Series) Storyteller (5 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989–1990
    • Food (1990) Storyteller (archive footage)  Less
    • Garbage (Jul 30, 1989) Storyteller (archive footage)  Less
    • Musicians (Jul 23, 1989) Storyteller (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Muppets Celebrate Jim HensonThe Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (TV Movie) The Storyteller (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Hollywood MavericksHollywood Mavericks John Merrick (archive footage)  Less 1990
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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