John Hurt
Hurt at the 68th Venice Film Festival
2 Nominations
Role Actor
Born January 22, 1940
Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England, UK
Died January 25, 2017

John Hurt, is a British actor and voice actor. Among other honours, he has received Academy Award nominations, a Golden Globe Award, and BAFTA Awards, with one being a Lifetime Achievement recognition. Hurt is best known for his leading roles as Joseph Merrick (billed as John Merrick) in The Elephant Man.


51st Academy Awards, 1978
Best Supporting ActorMidnight Express
53rd Academy Awards, 1980
Best ActorThe Elephant Man

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