Shirebrook, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England
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10 Rillington Place, The Elephant Man, Alien
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John Vincent Hurt, CBE (born 22 January 1940) is an English actor, known for his leading roles as Joseph 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 and An Englishman in New York. Recognisable 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 England`s best-known, most prolific and sought-after actors, and has had a versatile film career spanning six decades. He is also known for his many Shakespearean roles. Hurt has received multiple awards and honours throughout his career including three BAFTA Awards and a Golden Globe Award, with six and two nominations respectively, as well as two Academy Award nominations. His character`s final scene in Alien is consistently cited and voted as one of the most memorable in cinematic history, and was re-enacted by Hurt in science fiction parody film Spaceballs.
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The Lincoln School
St. Martin`s School for Art, London, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
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John Vincent Hurt
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John Vincent Hurt, CBE (born 22 January 1940) is an English actor. Among other honours, he has received two Academy Award nominations, a Golden Globe Award, and four BAFTA Awards, with the fourth being a Lifetime Achievement recognition.
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Independent Talent Group Ltd.
TV commercial: "Enron" (voice only), (2005) TV commercial (voiceover): AOL/discuss, (2012) TV commercial (voice-over) for "Sky" cable TV
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www.aveleyman.com/ActorCredit.aspx?ActorID=8434, www.nndb.com/people/007/000023935/, twitter.com/WithJohnHurt, www.biography.com/people/john-hurt-9347680
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