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John Hurt

Profession: Actor
John Hurt
Real name: John Vincent Hurt
Birthdate: January 22, 1940
Date of death: January 27, 2017
Age: 77 years
Country: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Horoscope: Aquarius
Stature: 1,75 m

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John Hurt Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Supporting Actor WINNER
 - Best Leading Actor - Drama NOMINATED

BAFTA

 - Best Leading Actor WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actor WINNER
 - Best actor on TV WINNER
 - Best Leading Actor TV - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (The Field)
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (Alien)
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
John Vincent Hurt was an British Actor. He has won an Golden Globes Awards and three BAFTA Awards. He's known for Hercules (2014), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (2011) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (2010).

All Movies of John Hurt

  • That Good Night
    Ralph, a once-famous screenwriter, is in his seventies and terminally ill. He has two final missions: to be reconciled to his son, Michael, and, secretly, to ensure he is not a burden to his wife, Anna, as he goes "into that
    Character: Ralph
    United Kingdom  2017
  • Damascus Cover
    A spy navigates the precarious terrain of love and survival during an undercover mission in Syria.
    Character: Miki
    United Kingdom  2017
  • The Journey
    6.6
    A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland - firebrand Democratic Unionist Party leader Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness - who are forced to take a short journey ...
    Character: Harry Patterson
    United Kingdom  2016
  • The Legend of Tarzan
    Years after he's reassimilated into society, John Clayton III, known as the famous "ape man" Tarzan, is asked by Queen Victoria to investigate the goings-on in the Congo. Tarzan teams with an ex-mercenary named George Wa...
    United States  2016
  • The Last Panthers (TV Miniseries)
    The six-part series opens with a daring diamond heist before quickly delving into the dark heart of Europe where a shadowy alliance of gangsters and 'banksters' now rules. Samantha Morton stars as Naomi, a British loss adjustor ...
    United Kingdom  2015
  • Hercules
    5.4
    Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labor...
    Character: Lord Cotys
    United States  2014
  • Hercules
    5.4
    Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labor...
    Character: Rey Cotys
    United States  2014
  • Only Lovers Left Alive
    7.6
    Adam (Tom Hiddleston), an underground musician reunites with his lover for centuries (Tilda Swinton) after he becomes depressed and tired with the direction human society has taken. Their love is interrupted and tested by her wild...
    Character: Christopher Marlowe
    United Kingdom  2013
  • Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor (TV)
    A special episode of the British science fiction TV Series "Doctor Who." On the last day of the Time War, a man who refuses to call himself “The Doctor” is faced with an appalling choice: in order to end the bloodshe...
    United Kingdom  2013
  • Snowpiercer
    8.3
    The story takes place in a world covered by ice and snow, and it centers on a train full of travelers struggling coexist while they continue to cling to familiar class structures. As is usually the case with these sorts of stories...
    Character: Gilliam
    South Korea  2013
  • Labyrinth (TV Miniseries)
    5.9
    An adventure story set both in Medieval and modern-day France and centered on two woman bound together by the secret of the holy Grail.
    Character:  Audric Baillard 2 episodes, 2012
    United Kingdom  2012
  • Jayne Mansfield's Car
    5.6
    A young man in the 1940s raises a family in Alabama after his wife leaves him for an Englishman and moves to England. When the wife dies, she leaves a request to be brought back to Alabama to be buried, and at that point the man h...
    Character: Kingsley Bedford
    United States  2012
  • Immortals
    4.7
    The brutal and bloodthirsty King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) and his murderous Heraklion army are rampaging across Greece in search of the long lost Bow of Epirus. With the invincible Bow, the king will be able to overthrow the Gods ...
    Character: Old Man
    United States  2011
  • Melancholia
    Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and her fiancée Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister (Charlotte Gainsbourg) and brother-in-law (Kiefer Sutherland). Meanwhile, the pl...
    Denmark  2011
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II
    8.8
    The end begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione go back to Hogwarts to find and destroy Voldemorts final horcruxes, but when Voldemort finds out about their mission, the biggest battle begins and life as they know it will never be the
    Character: Sr. Ollivander
    United Kingdom  2011
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
    8.0
    In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons. In the 1970s, recently retired MI6 agent George Smiley is trying to adjust to civil...
    Character: Control
    France  United Kingdom  2011
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I
    7.1
    Voldemort's power is growing stronger. He now has control over the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts. Harry, Ron, and Hermione decide to finish Dumbledore's work and find the rest of the Horcruxes to defeat the Dark Lord. But little ...
    Character: Sr. Ollivander
    United Kingdom  2010
  • TRON: Legacy
    5.6
    After being transported into the surreal landscape of a mainframe computer to destroy an intruder (Tron), a programmer finds himself allied with the leader of a rebellion against a corrupt cyber-entity. It all started when Sam Fly...
    United States  2010
  • The Limits of Control
    5.2
    The Limits of Control is the story of a mysterious loner (played by Mr. De Bankolé), a stranger, whose activities remain meticulously outside the law. He is in the process of completing a job, yet he trusts no one, and his object...
    Character: Man with Guitar
    United States  2009
  • 44 Inch Chest
    A jealous husband and his friends plot the kidnapping of his wife's lover with the intention of restoring his wounded ego.
    United Kingdom  2009
  • An Englishman in New York
    Following the success of his television biography 'The Naked Civil Servant' Quentin Crisp is invited to America to lecture on How To Be Happy, and falls in love with New York's more permissive ambiance. Agent Connie Clausen enable...
    United Kingdom  2009
  • New York, I Love You
    5.6
    An anthology film joining several love stories set in one of the most loved cities of the world, New York.
    Character: Bellhop (segment "Shekhar Kapur")
    United States  2009
  • Merlin (TV Series)
    TV Series. Merlin is a British television drama series. It is based around the legends of the mythical wizard Merlin and his relationship with Prince Arthur. Produced by independent production company Shine Limited for BBC One, th...
    United Kingdom  2008
  • Recount (TV)
    7.4
    A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida. Recount brings viewers behind the scenes at the controversial Florida recount. This illuminating, hugely entertaining film ...
    Character: Warren Christopher
    United States  2008
  • The Oxford Murders
    6.1
    At Oxford University, a professor (Hurt) and a grad student (Wood) work together to try and stop a potential series of murders seemingly linked by mathematical symbols.
    Character: Arthur Seldom
    Spain  2008
  • Outlander
    5.1
    Year 709 A.C. During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan (Caviezel), a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for viol...
    Character: Hrothgar
    United States  2008
  • Lecture 21 (Lesson 21)
    A student (Taylor) takes a bizarre trip through the Italian Alps after being inspired by a professor's lecture on Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" from his Ninth Symphony.
    Italy  2008
  • Hellboy 2: The Golden Army
    7.8
    After an ancient truce existing between humankind and the invisible realm of the fantastic is broken, hell on Earth is ready to erupt. A ruthless leader who treads the world above and the one below defies his bloodline and awakens...
    Character: Trevor "Broom" Buttenholm
    United States  2008
  • V For Vendetta
    7.2
    Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, V For Vendetta tells the story of a mild-mannered young woman named Evey (Natalie Portman) who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked vigilante (Hugo We...
    Character: Adam Sutler
    United States  2006
  • Shooting Dogs (Beyond the Gates)
    JOE CONNOR (Hugh Dancy), charismatic and idealistic, is a young man taking a year out. While his friends are backpacking around India or lying on a beach in Thailand, Joe has chosen a "real" experience - teaching in a Rw...
    United Kingdom  2005
  • The Proposition
    7.3
    Late-19th century Australia, and Cpt. Stanley (Winstone) has captured the younger two siblings of the notorious Burns brothers. With them in custody he offers middle brother Charlie (Pearce) a deal: head into the outback to kill o...
    Character: Jellon Lamb
    Australia  2005
  • The Skeleton Key
    Caroline (Kate Hudson), a live-in nurse, is hired to care for an elderly woman's (Gena Rowlands) ailing husband in their home -- a foreboding and decrepit Gothic mansion in the marshy backwoods just outside of New Orleans. Intrigu...
    United States  2005
  • Manderlay
    6.0
    This is the strange, disturbing story of the Manderlay plantation. Manderlay lay on a lonely plain somewhere in the deep south of the USA. It was in the year of 1933 that Grace and her father had left the township of Dogville behi...
    Character: Narrator (voice)
    Denmark  2005
  • Hellboy
    7.4
    When a Nazi mystical experiment goes awry in 1944, the target of a wizard's spell, the child of Satan, Hellboy, is wrenched from his home, and adopted by the U.S. agents who intercept his arrival. Raised as a force of good, Hellbo...
    Character: Trevor "Broom" Bruttenholm
    United States  2004
  • Owning Mahowny
    7.3
    Dan Mahowny (Hoffman) is an assistant bank manager with a head for numbers, a knack for making decisions, and a devastating appetite for gambling. Using $10.2 million of siphoned bank funds, Mahowny gambles for the thrill of the b...
    Character: Victor Foss
    Canada  2003
  • Crime and Punishment
    Raskolnikove (Crispin Glover) is a struggling intellectual law student at Moscow University. The time is today, and Russia is facing the toughest economical revolution of the century. The Rubel, not able to maintain its strength a...
    United States  2002
  • Miranda
    5.5
    A librarian begins a passionate affair with a mysterious woman who walks into his library. When she suddenly disappears he travels down to London to search for her only to discover that she has three identities - dancer, dominatri...
    Character: Christian
    United Kingdom  2002
  • Captain Corelli's Mandolin
    5.9
    On the Greek island of Cephallonia, tradition and simplicity is the norm and where people love their land. But their peace and tranquillity will come to an end with the coming of the second world War. The lives of Pelagia (Penélo...
    Character: Dr. Iannis
    United States  2001
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    7.0
    Harry Potter has learned to live with his bullying Uncle Vernon, Aunt and spoiled cousin. On his 11th birthday, Harry learns that he is the orphaned son of two powerful wizards and possesses unique magical powers of his own. Invit...
    Character: Sr. Ollivander
    United Kingdom  2001
  • Contact
    6.8
    She's known it since she was a young girl, when she would magically connect with distant voices on her father's shortwave radio. She's known it since college, when she chose the search for intelligent extraterrestrial messages as ...
    Character: S.R. Hadden
    United States  1997
  • Dead Man
    6.9
    Independent filmmaker Jim Jarmusch reaches a new plateau in his career with this poetic anti-Western. DEAD MAN follows William Blake (no, not the famous poet), an innocent young man who travels out west in order to find employment...
    Character: John Scholfield
    United States  1995
  • Rob Roy
    6.9
    In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrwoing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to hurd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin H...
    United States  1995
  • Second Best
    Academy Award winner William Hurt stars in and Chris Menges ("A World Apart") directs this story of a lonely postmaster in a quiet village who sees life’s precious moments passing him by. Accompanied by memories of a s...
    United Kingdom  1993
  • Dark at Noon
    Come to the Village of the Dogs, it's easy to find. Just follow the avenue of crutches and the prosthetic legs hanging from the trees. It's where the Virgin Mary keeps appearing in the sky. And the local Marquis' hobby is burying ...
    France  1993
  • Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
    3.1
    Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ranch in CA to shoot a commercial, set agai...
    Character: The Countess
    United States  1993
  • King Ralph
    2.0
    John Goodman stars as the title character, an American slob who ascends to the British throne after all of the other descendants are killed in a freak accident.
    United States  1991
  • Frankenstein Unbound
    5.5
    The ultimate weapon which was meant to be safe for the mankind produces global side effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817's Switzerland...
    Character: Buchanan
    United States  1990
  • The Field
    7.4
    "Bull" McCabe's family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing endlessly for the sake of the land. And when the widow who owns the field decides to sell the field in a public auction, McCabe knows that he must ow...
    Ireland  1990
  • Scandal
    An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conserv...
    United Kingdom  1989
  • The Storyteller (TV Series)
    TV Series (1987-1988). 9 Episodes. A variety of European folk tales are retold in nine new stories. A woman bears a hedgehog-child who grows up to live alone in a castle until he does a king a favor and gets the princess's hand in...
    United Kingdom  1988
  • The Bengali Night
    6.4
    Allan, a young English engineer of 27 years working in Calcutta in the company of Narendra Sen, important public works contractor. It fits into a European pension with his girlfriend and a group of jazz musicians idle. All live in...
    Character: Lucien Metz
    France  1988
  • White Mischief
    6.3
    A millionaire past his prime and his young wife arrive in Kenya circa 1940 to find that the other affluent British expatriates are living large as the homefront gears up for war. They are busy swapping partners, doing drugs, and a...
    Character: Gilbert Colvile
    United Kingdom  1987
  • From the Hip
    Apprentice lawyer Robin Weathers turns a civil suit into a headline grabbing charade. He must reexamine his scruples after his shenanigans win him a promotion in his firm, and he must now defend a college professor who is appearan...
    United States  1987
  • Aria
    5.8
    Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpr...
    Character: The Actor (segment "I pagliacci")
    United Kingdom  1987
  • Spaceballs
    5.8
    Planet Spaceball's President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal Planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.
    Character: John Hurt
    United States  1987
  • After Darkness
    To salve his guilty conscience an elder brother removes his disturbed younger sibling from a mental institution after a suicide attempt and tries to bring him back to mental competency through one on one contact. Free of the insti...
    Switzerland  1985
  • Champions
    John Hurt plays the British jockey Bob Champion in this true story of how Champion overcame cancer and the rigors of chemotherapy for an impressive personal and professional comeback. Just as Champion is in the middle of a vacatio...
    United States  1984
  • The Hit
    In London 1973, Willie Parker (Terence Stamp) betrays his fellow crooks. In Spain 1983, Parker is violently snatched from his tranquil village retreat by hitman Braddock (John Hurt) and his sidekick (Tim Roth), who are surprised t...
    United Kingdom  1984
  • 1984
    7.2
    In the year 1984, rocket bombs and rats prey on the inhabitants of the crumbling metropolis of London. Far away on the Malabar Front, a seemingly interminable war rages against Eastasia. The Ministry of Truth broadcasts ceaselessl...
    Character: Winston Smith
    United Kingdom  1984
  • King Lear (TV)
    An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.
    United Kingdom  1983
  • The Osterman Weekend
    5.9
    A T.V. personality looking forward to a weekend reunion party with several of his closest friends is presented with some rather exceptional information. He is told by the C.I.A. that his companions are Soviet agents. Will he trust...
    Character: Lawrence Fassett
    United States  1983
  • Partners
    A straight cop hooks up with a gay associate and they pose as a homosexual couple to crack down the murder of a prominent gay.
    United States  1982
  • Heaven's Gate
    6.3
    Michael Cimino's bleak anti-western based on events in 1890s Wyoming. Sheriff James Averill attempts to protect immigrant farmers from wealthy cattle interests, and also clashes with a hired gun, Nathan Champion, over the woman th...
    Character: William C. Irvine
    United States  1980
  • The Elephant Man
    8.6
    John Merrick (John Hurt) is a hideously deformed individual dubbed the Elephant Man during his years in a circus freak show in Victorian England. After suffering for years at the hands of his circus "master", the eloquen...
    Character: John Merrick
    United States  1980
  • Alien
    8.8
    When commercial towing vehicle Nostromo, heading back to Earth, intercepts an SoS signal from a nearby unexplored planet, the crew are under obligation to investigate. After a bad landing on the planet, some crew members leave the...
    Character: Kane
    United States  1979
  • The Shout
    An enigmatic wanderer (Alan Bates), who claims to have the ability to kill people by shouting, shatters the domestic life of a young couple (John Hurt and Susannah York)...
    United Kingdom  1978
  • Midnight Express
    7.6
    Based on William Hayes's autobiography, MIDNIGHT EXPRESS tells the harrowing story of a young American tourist arrested and sentenced to 30 years in prison by Turkish authorities for trying to smuggle two kilos of hashish out of t...
    United States  1978
  • Everyman (TV Series)
    Everyman is a British television documentary series that aired on BBC One in a late-night slot on Sunday evenings between 1977 and 2000. Its subject matter tended to be focused on moral and religious issues, often in the form of a
    United Kingdom  1976
  • I, Claudius (TV Miniseries)
    This 13-episode miniseries was adapted from the book by Robert Graves, which chronicles the tumultuous life and times of Claudius (Derek Jacobi), who despite a deformed leg and a speech impediment through prophecy becomes the Roma...
    United Kingdom  1976
  • The Naked Civil Servant (TV)
    The life and times of Quentin Crisp, an outrageous and flamboyant homosexual, coming of age and growing into old age in conservative England.
    United States  1975
  • Little Malcolm
    Booted out of art school, misfit John Hurt uses his anger to organize a radical anti-establishment organization with two fellow malcontents. What seems at first attractive and trendy turns out to be a dangerous neo-fascist movemen
    United Kingdom  1974
  • 10 Rillington Place
    7.6
    London, 1949. John Christie is an unassuming, middle aged man who, along with his wife Ethel, manages the apartment building at 10 Rillington Place. His unassuming demeanor masks the fact of being a serial killer. His modus operan...
    Character: Timothy Evans
    United Kingdom  1971
  • Before Winter Comes
    A British major entrusted with the job of running a displaced persons camp at the end of World War II is faced with the dilemma of deciding over to whom to hand the victims. He's helped by a loyal interpreter.
    United Kingdom  1969
  • Sinful Davey
    Davey Haggart is quite certain of his paternity (even if nobody else is) and determined to emulate his father, a notorious rogue and highwayman. This includes breaking a man out of Stirling jail, holding up the stagecoach, and rob...
    United Kingdom  1969
  • The Sailor from Gibraltar
    Alan, after quarreling with his girlfriend Sheila, becomes to be intrigued by Anna, a mysterious widow who's searching a sailor known many years before. Alan and Anna begin the search on board a yacht bound for Greece, but they do...
    United Kingdom  1966
  • A Man for All Seasons
    7.9
    The story takes place in 16th century England. But men like Sir Thomas More, who love life yet have the moral fiber to lay down their lives for their principles, are found in every century. Concentrating on the last seven years of...
    Character: Rich
    United Kingdom  1966
  • The Wild and the Willing
    Harry Brown (Ian McShane in his introductory film role) is a somewhat rough student (the wild) at Kilminster University, who has the ability to win friends, especially the underdogs like Phil (John Hurt) who doesn't play 'rugger' ...
    United Kingdom  1962
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