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John Hurt

John Hurt

Born in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England, UK on 22nd January 1940. Died in 2017 aged 77 years old.
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John Hurt was an actor with a career spanning 55 years, from 1966 to 2021, starting at the age of 26. His first film was A Man for All Seasons and his last film was That Good Night. A lot of his work was in the Drama and Thriller genres.

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony poster Hannibal Hopkins & Sir Anthony 2021 53m
That Good Night poster That Good Night 2017 1h 32m
The Journey poster The Journey 2016 1h 34m PG-13
Jackie poster Jackie 2016 1h 40m R
Hercules poster Hercules 2014 1h 38m PG-13
Only Lovers Left Alive poster Only Lovers Left Alive 2013 2h 3m R
Paramount+ with Showtime
Snowpiercer poster Snowpiercer 2013 2h 6m R
Jayne Mansfield's Car poster Jayne Mansfield's Car 2012 2h 2m
Charlie Countryman poster Charlie Countryman 2013 1h 48m
Sightseers poster Sightseers 2012 1h 28m NR
The Snipist poster The Snipist 2012 26m
The Gruffalo's Child poster The Gruffalo's Child 2011 27m
Immortals poster Immortals 2011 1h 50m R
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy poster Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 2011 2h 7m R
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 poster Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 2011 2h 10m
The Confession poster The Confession 2011 1h 3m
Melancholia poster Melancholia 2011 2h 15m
Whistle and I'll Come to You poster Whistle and I'll Come to You 2010 52m
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 poster Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 2010 2h 26m PG-13
Brighton Rock poster Brighton Rock 2010 1h 51m
A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures poster A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures 2010 1h 28m G
The Gruffalo poster The Gruffalo 2009 27m G
44 Inch Chest poster 44 Inch Chest 2009 1h 35m R
Waking Sleeping Beauty poster Waking Sleeping Beauty 2009 1h 26m PG
The Limits of Control poster The Limits of Control 2009 1h 56m R
An Englishman in New York poster An Englishman in New York 2009 1h 15m
New York, I Love You poster New York, I Love You 2008 1h 43m R
Hellboy II: The Golden Army poster Hellboy II: The Golden Army 2008 2h PG-13
Recount poster Recount 2008 1h 56m
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull poster Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 2008 2h 2m PG-13
Outlander poster Outlander 2008 1h 55m R
The Oxford Murders poster The Oxford Murders 2008 1h 47m
Boxes poster Boxes 2007 1h 35m
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer poster Perfume: The Story of a Murderer 2006 2h 27m R
V for Vendetta poster V for Vendetta 2005 2h 12m
The Proposition poster The Proposition 2005 1h 44m R
The Skeleton Key poster The Skeleton Key 2005 1h 44m PG-13
Manderlay poster Manderlay 2005 2h 19m
Valiant poster Valiant 2005 1h 16m G
Short Order poster Short Order 2005 1h 37m
Pride poster Pride 2004 1h 50m
Hellboy poster Hellboy 2004 2h 2m PG-13
Dogville poster Dogville 2003 2h 58m R
Owning Mahowny poster Owning Mahowny 2003 1h 44m R
Crime and Punishment poster Crime and Punishment 2002 2h 6m
Miranda poster Miranda 2002 1h 33m
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone poster Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001 2h 32m PG
Captain Corelli's Mandolin poster Captain Corelli's Mandolin 2001 2h 11m R
Tabloid poster Tabloid 2001 1h 52m
Lost Souls poster Lost Souls 2000 1h 37m R
The Tigger Movie poster The Tigger Movie 2000 1h 17m G
One Last Score poster One Last Score 1999 1h 48m R
All the Little Animals poster All the Little Animals 1998 1h 52m R
A Monkey's Tale poster A Monkey's Tale 1999 1h 20m
Contact poster Contact 1997 2h 30m PG
Dead Man poster Dead Man 1995 2h 1m R
Wild Bill poster Wild Bill 1995 1h 38m R
Rob Roy poster Rob Roy 1995 2h 19m R
Second Best poster Second Best 1994 1h 45m
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues poster Even Cowgirls Get the Blues 1993 1h 36m R
Great Moments in Aviation poster Great Moments in Aviation 1994 1h 33m
Thumbelina poster Thumbelina 1994 1h 27m G
Monolith poster Monolith 1993 1h 35m R
Lapse of Memory poster Lapse of Memory 1991 1h 22m
King Ralph poster King Ralph 1991 1h 37m PG
Frankenstein Unbound poster Frankenstein Unbound 1990 1h 22m R
The Field poster The Field 1990 1h 50m PG-13
Windprints poster Windprints 1989 1h 40m
Romeo.Juliet poster Romeo.Juliet 1990 2h 10m
Little Sweetheart poster Little Sweetheart 1989 1h 29m
Scandal poster Scandal 1989 1h 55m R
The Bengali Night poster The Bengali Night 1988 2h 33m
White Mischief poster White Mischief 1987 1h 47m R
Spaceballs poster Spaceballs 1987 1h 36m PG
From the Hip poster From the Hip 1987 1h 51m PG
The Black Cauldron poster The Black Cauldron 1985 1h 20m PG
After Darkness poster After Darkness 1985 1h 44m
Nineteen Eighty-Four poster Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 1h 53m R
The Hit poster The Hit 1984 1h 38m R
The Osterman Weekend poster The Osterman Weekend 1983 1h 43m R
The Plague Dogs poster The Plague Dogs 1982 1h 43m PG-13
History of the World: Part I poster History of the World: Part I 1981 1h 32m R
Heaven's Gate poster Heaven's Gate 1980 3h 39m R
The Elephant Man poster The Elephant Man 1980 2h 4m PG
Alien poster Alien
as Kane
1979 1h 57m R
The Lord of the Rings poster The Lord of the Rings 1978 2h 12m PG
Watership Down poster Watership Down 1978 1h 28m PG
Midnight Express poster Midnight Express 1978 2h 1m R
The Shout poster The Shout 1978 1h 26m
The Disappearance poster The Disappearance 1977 1h 40m
The Ghoul poster The Ghoul 1975 1h 30m
10 Rillington Place poster 10 Rillington Place 1971 1h 46m PG
A Man for All Seasons poster A Man for All Seasons 1966 2h G

Regularly Credited With

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5 films together
Tom Wilkinson's profile
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4 films together
Alan Rickman's profile
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4 films together
Udo Kier's profile
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4 films together
Nigel Hawthorne's profile
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4 films together
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Rupert Grint
4 films together


His Top Genres 1
22% Drama
+ 280 more
His Top Years
7% 2011
+ 40 more
Top Character Types
50% Professor
+ 1 more
Hero or Villain?
50% Good
+ 1 more
Role Type
67% Support
+ 1 more

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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John Hurt FAQ

How old was John Hurt when he died?

77 years old.

When was John Hurt born?

22nd January 1940

Where was John Hurt born?

Shirebrook, Derbyshire, England, UK

Has John Hurt won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has John Hurt won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is John Hurt?

He was Caucasian.