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Photo Flash: Remembering John Hurt

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported last week, veteran British screen actor, Sir John Hurt, has passed away at aged 77. His diverse career included turns on screen on film, television, as well as voice acting.

Hurt is best known for roles in a number of blockbuster films including Alien, the Harry Potter series, and as the title character in the groundbreaking film, The Elephant Man. Hurt is also well-known to television fans from his work as "The War Doctor" on BBC's hit-fantasy series, Doctor Who.

His most recent work can currently be seen in the Oscar-nominated film, Jackie, currently in theaters.

Over the span of his career, the distinguished actor received two Academy Award nominations, a Golden Globe and four BAFTA awards. In 2012, the actor received the special distinction of Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema at the BAFTA's. Hurt received a knighthood for contributions to the film in 2015.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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John Hurt photographed at his hotel on January 17, 1982 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering John Hurt
John Hurt photographed at his hotel on January 17, 1982 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering John Hurt
John Hurt photographed at his hotel on January 17, 1982 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering John Hurt
John Hurt photographed at his hotel on June 1, 1981 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering John Hurt
John Hurt photographed on January 7, 1985 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering John Hurt
John Hurt photographed at the NBC Building on January 15, 1985 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering John Hurt
John Hurt photographed at the NBC Building on January 15, 1985 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering John Hurt
John Hurt photographed at the NBC Building on January 15, 1985 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering John Hurt
John Hurt photographed on April 27, 1989 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering John Hurt
John Hurt photographed on April 27, 1989 in New York City.



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