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William Hurt

Actor

Born - 20 March 1950, Washington, DC, USA
Died - 13 March 2022

Tall, fair-haired, softly-spoken American actor with enigmatic gaze. Spending his early days travelling the South Pacific with his government official father, Hurt studied theology at university, then switched to acting and broke into films at 30. He won an Oscar for Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985), but seemed too cool to continue in popularity for too long and later reappeared as a balding character star: Altered States (1980), The Janitor (1981), Body Heat (1981), Gorky Park (1983), The Big Chill (1983), Children of a Lesser God (1986), Broadcast News (1987), The Accidental Tourist (1988), Alice (1990), The Doctor (1991), The Plague (1992), Mr Wonderful (1993), Trial by Jury (1994), Jane Eyre (1996), The Proposition (1997), Lost in Space (1998), Sunshine (1999), A I Artificial Intelligence (2001), Tuck Everlasting (2002), The Village (2004), A History of Violence (2005), Syriana (2005), Into the Wild (2007), The Incredible Hulk (2008), Robin Hood (2010), The Host (2013), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Black Widow (2021), The King's Daughter (2022), his last, and more. Married and divorced twice (the first to actress Mary Beth Hurt), he died from prostate cancer.