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William Hurt

Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA

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William Hurt Awards and Nominations

Theatre World Awards - 1978 - Performance

William Hurt, Ulysses in Traction

Theatre World Awards - 1978 - Performance

William Hurt, Fifth of July

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Avantika, Tony Danza, Tovah Feldshuh, Tonya Pinkins and More Will Lead New Play WINDOWS

 Windows, a new play written by New York Times Bestselling Author Tawni O'Dell will make its world premiere, in a strictly limited engagement March 25th - 27th at The Town Hall. Learn more about the play and find out who is starring here!

The Inspired Acting Company to Present TALLEY'S FOLLY in December

Join The Inspired Acting Company for their captivating production of TALLEY'S FOLLY, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play that explores themes of love, identity, and human connection. Don't miss this unforgettable performance in Walled Lake, MI.

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN to be Presented at A Noise Within This Spring

Pasadena’s A Noise Within will present a four-week run of Kiss of the Spider Woman April 1 through April 23, with previews beginning March 26.

John Fugelsang to Appear With Kevin Bartini At Shakespeare & Company in March

Shakespeare & Company and the Berkshire Mountain Comedy Arts Festival will present the third installment of Kevin Bartini & Friends on Saturday, March 18, an evening of comedy featuring Bartini as Master of Ceremonies and comedian, actor, and broadcaster John Fugelsang as the headliner.

Hosts Announced For AN EVENING WITH RICHARD DAWKINS Austalian Tour

World-renowned evolutionary biologist, author, and public intellectual, Richard Dawkins, makes his highly anticipated return to Australia in less than one month for a national tour, kicking off on Friday 17 February in Melbourne.

VIDEO: AMC+ Shares PANTHEON Animated Series Trailer

The all-star voice cast features Daniel Dae Kim (Lost, Hawaii Five-O) as David, Katie Chang (The Bling Ring) as Maddie, Paul Dano (Escape at Dannemora) as Caspian, Rosemarie DeWitt (Little Fires Everywhere) as Ellen, Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight) as Cary, Anika Noni Rose, Maude Apatow, Krystina Alabado, and more. Watch the new video trailer now!

Full Cast Announced for Keith David, Bryan Batt & Marcia Cross Led PAY THE WRITER Industry Reading

New York Times Best Selling writer Tawni O’ Dell will get an industry presentation of her newest play, Pay The Writer. With eyes on Broadway for the 2023-24 season, the special presentation will be directed by Broadway and Television’s Sheldon Epps and will star Tony-nominated and multi-Emmy Award winner Keith David, two-time SAG Award winner Bryan Batt, and three-time Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Marcia Cross. The event will take place on Thursday, July 21.

Keith David, Bryan Batt, and Marcia Cross Will Lead Reading of PAY THE WRITER

New York Times Best Selling writer Tawni O' Dell will get an industry presentation of her newest play, Pay The Writer.

BWW Review: GROTTESCO'S SHORTS 5 at Santa Fe Improv

According to their website, Theater Grottesco creates a new kind of performance that is visual, explosive and full of surprise. The Grottesco Ensemble rekindles interest in live performance by juxtaposing classical and modern theatrical styles with a daring, poetic research of culture and imagination, giving voice to the marginal elements of our contemporary society, and taking audiences to the brink of emotional wonder and soulful reflection.

O BEIJO DA MULHER ARANHA is Now Playing at Teatro da Trinidade

Numa prisão, sob um regime ditatorial, uma cela com dois prisioneiros. Molina, um homossexual  com um lado feminino intenso, é colocado pelo diretor da cadeia numa cela com Valentín, um guerrilheiro e preso político, esperando, desta forma, obter informações sobre as atividades revolucionárias.

THE KING'S DAUGHTER to Be Available for Streaming and Purchase

Pierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario, and Benjamin Walker star in the epic fantasy adventure film narrated by Academy Award winner Julie Andrews. Own The King's Daughter with never-before-seen extras on digital on April 4th on Blu Ray and DVD April 19th from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and Gravitas Ventures. 

BWW Exclusive: Broadway Icon CHITA RIVERA Visits the Cast of Eight O'Clock Theatre's SWEET CHARITY in Largo

She calls this production of SWEET CHARITY 'fabulous!' It runs through March 20th in Largo at the Central Park Performing Arts Center.

Stage and Screen Actor William Hurt Dies at 71

While best known for his roles in film, Hurt got his start on the stage in the 1970s. He appeared on Broadway in Hurlyburly in 1984, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award. Hurt also performed in various off-Broadway productions including Henry V, Fifth of July, Richard II and A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

THE KING'S DAUGHTER Starring Pierce Brosnan And Kaya Scodelario Set For Release

Fans are anticipating the upcoming film The King's Daughter directed by Sean McNamara (Soul Surfer, Spare Parts, The Miracle Season) a romantic fantasy set at Versailles starring Pierce Brosnan and Kaya Scodelario, which will debut in theaters on January 21st, 2022.

VIDEO: Julie Andrew Narrates THE KING'S DAUGHTER in New Trailer

A new trailer for The King's Daughter has been released. Narrated by Julie Andrews, the film features Pierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario, Benjamin Walker, Rachel Griffiths, Bingbing Fan and William Hurt. It is based on Vonda N. McIntyre’s novel 'The Moon and the Sun'. Watch the new trailer now!

Tawni O'Dell's WINDOWS Aims for Broadway Bow in Spring 2022

Windows, a new play written by Tawni O'Dell, adapted from the highly acclaimed top-rated audio drama Closing the Distance, has announced that it will make its Broadway premiere next Spring.

Gravitas Ventures Acquires Rights to THE KING'S DAUGHTER With Julie Andrews & Pierce Brosnan

Gravitas Ventures has acquired the North American distributing rights for the King's Daughter. The film, narrated by Julie Andrews and starring Pierce Brosnan, will be released in theaters on January 21, 2022. Watch the trailer for the film now!

William Hurt, Maude Apatow and More Join the Cast of AMC's PANTHEON

Based on a collection of short stories from Ken Liu about Uploaded Intelligence, or, human consciousness uploaded to the 'Cloud,' Pantheon focuses on Maddie (Katie Chang), a bullied teen who receives mysterious help from someone online.

CONDOR Moves to Epix

Premium network EPIX® today announced the U.S. debut of season two of the spy-thriller series Condor, from MGM Television and Skydance Television.

Markham Froggatt and Irwin Joins Curtis Brown Group

Talent agency Markham Froggatt and Irwin has joined the Curtis Brown group of companies, Europe’s largest and oldest literary and talent agency,.


William Hurt has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

William Hurt has not appeared in the West End.

William Hurt has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his role in "Hurlyburly." Additionally, he received nominations for the Theatre World Award for his performances in "Ulysses in Traction," "Lulu," and "Fifth of July."

William Hurt has won several awards for his performances on Broadway. He received the Theatre World Award for his roles in "Ulysses in Traction," "Lulu," and "Fifth of July." These awards recognize his outstanding performances in these productions.

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