John Hurt
John Hurt

Gender

Male

Known Credits

53

John Hurt

Date of Birth: Jan 22, 1940

Birthplace: Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England, UK

 

 

Biography

John Vincent Hurt, CBE (born 22 January 1940) was an English actor, known for his leading roles as John Merrick in The Elephant Man, Winston Smith in Nineteen Eighty-Four, Mr. Braddock in The Hit, Stephen Ward in Scandal and Quentin Crisp in The Naked Civil Servant, Caligula in the television series, I, Claudius (TV series), and An Englishman in New York. Recognizable for his distinctive rich voice, he has also enjoyed a successful voice acting career, starring in films such as Watership Down, The Lord of the Rings and Dogville, as well as BBC television series Merlin. Hurt initially came to prominence for his role as Richard Rich in the 1966 film A Man for All Seasons, and has since appeared in such popular motion pictures as: Alien, Midnight Express, Rob Roy, V for Vendetta, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, the Harry Potter film series and the Hellboy film series. Hurt is one of Englands best-known, most prolific and sought-after actors, and has had a versatile film career spanning six decades.

Known For

Filmography

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

as Neville Chamberlain

2017

Jackie

Jackie

as The Priest

2016

I, Claudius

I, Claudius

as Caligula

2014

Hercules

Hercules

as Cotys

2014

Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer

as Gilliam

2014

Jayne Mansfield's Car

Jayne Mansfield's Car

as Kingsley Bedford

2013

A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures

A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures

as Grandpa Sammy (voice)

2011

Contact

Contact

as S. R. Hadden

2009

Merlin

Merlin

as The Dragon (voice)

2008

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

as Trevor Bruttenholm

2008

Outlander

Outlander

as Rothgar

2008

Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron

Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron

as Professor Trevor 'Broom' Bruttenholm

2007

Resident Alien

Resident Alien

as Himself

2006

Valiant

Valiant

as Felix (voice)

2005

Hiroshima

Hiroshima

as Narrator (voice)

2005

Manderlay

Manderlay

as Narrator (Voice)

2005

The Wild and the Willing

The Wild and the Willing

as Phil Corbett

2005

Hellboy

Hellboy

as Prof. Bruttenholm

2004

Alien

Alien

as Kane

2003

Dogville

Dogville

as Narrator (voice)

2003

The Alien Saga

The Alien Saga

as narrator

2002

Lost Souls

Lost Souls

as Father Lareaux

2000

Dead Man

Dead Man

as John Scholfield

1996

On Jupiter

On Jupiter

as Narrator

1995

Second Best

Second Best

as Uncle Turpin

1994

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

as The Countess

1994

Monolith

Monolith

as Villano

1994

This Is My Street

This Is My Street

as Charlie

1993

King Ralph

King Ralph

as Lord Percival Graves

1991

Aria

Aria

as The Actor

1988

From the Hip

From the Hip

as Douglas Benoit

1987

The Black Cauldron

The Black Cauldron

as The Horned King (voice)

1985

The Hit

The Hit

as Braddock

1985

Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four

as Winston Smith

1984

History of the World: Part I

History of the World: Part I

as Jesus - The Roman Empire

1981

The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings

as Aragorn (voice)

1978

Before Winter Comes

Before Winter Comes

as Lieutenant Pilkington

1969

A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons

as Richard Rich

1966

Muse of Fire

Muse of Fire

as Himself

1965

Boxes

Boxes

as Le père de Fanny

1969