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William Hurt

Film Producer | * 03/20/1950 († 71, 03/13/2022) | Washington, D.C. (United States of America (USA))
William McChord Hurt (March 20, 1950 – March 13, 2022) was an American actor. Known for his performances on stage and screen, he received various awards including an Academy Award, BAFTA Award and Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor He studied at the Juilliard School and began acting on stage in the 1970s. Hurt's film debut was in Ken Russell's science-fiction feature Altered States, released in 1980, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for New Star of the Year. In 1981, he played a leading role in the neo-noir Body Heat, with Kathleen Turner. He continued leading a series of critically acclaimed films garnering three consecutive nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor, for winning for the first of these, Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985), Children of a Lesser God (1986), and Broadcast News (1987). During this time he also starred in ()
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William Hurt is an American stage, film and television actor, trained at the Juilliard School, Manhattan, New York, USA. For his leading role in the feature film "Kiss of the Spider Woman", he received an Academy Award in 1986, followed by 3 more nominations for roles in the movies "Children of a Lesser God", "Broadcast News", and "A History of Violence".

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for William Hurt

2x BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role Academy Award for Best Actor National Board of Review Award for Best Actor Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor London Film Critics' Circle Award for Actor of the Year David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor Theatre World Award Academy Awards National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play 3x Academy Award for Best Actor David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Genie Award for Best Supporting Actor Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with William Hurt as Actor(96)

as Pere La Chaise2022 The King's Daughter
as Secretary Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross2021 Black Widow
as Tulley2020 The Last Full Measure
as Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross2019 Avengers: Endgame
as Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross2018 Avengers: Infinity War
as Ernie Found2018 The Miracle Season
as Jeremiah Mahoney2016 Race
as Secretary of State Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross2016 Captain America: Civil War
as Herb2014 Days and Nights
as Isaac Penn2014 Winter's Tale
as himself2013 Fire in the Blood
as Jeb Stryder2013 The Host
as Richard Feynman2013 The Challenger
as Warren Mills2011 Hellgate
as Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross (archive footage)2011 Marvel One-Shot: The Consultant
as Henry Paulson2011 Too Big to Fail
as Adam2011 Late Bloomers
as Narrator2010 The Real Robin Hood
as H2O2010 The River Why
as William Marshal2010 Robin Hood
as Professor Will Esterhuyse2009 Endgame
as Brett Hanson2009 The Yellow Handkerchief
as György Thurzó2009 The Countess
as President Ashton2008 Vantage Point
as himself2008 Alexander Technique
as Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross2008 The Incredible Hulk
as Walt McCandless2007 Into the Wild
as Marshall2007 Mr. Brooks
as Mayor Schneer2007 Noise
as Philip Allen2006 The Good Shepherd
as Simon Messerman2006 Beautiful Ohio
as David2006 The King
as Dr. Peter Reed2005 Neverwas
as Stan2005 Syriana
as General Mortimer2005 Hunt for Justice
as Richie Cusack2005 A History of Violence
as Edward Walker2004 The Village
as Alan Osborne2004 The Blue Butterfly
as Doyle's Sponsor2002 Changing Lanes
as Robert P. Hanssen2002 Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story
as Matt2002 Nearest to Heaven
as Angus Tuck2002 Tuck Everlasting
as Edward2001 The Simian Line
as Prof. Hobby2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence
as Turner Knight2001 The Flamingo Rising
as Varian Fry2001 Varian's War
as Dave2001 Rare Birds
as David R. Whitman2000 Contaminated Man
as Jairus2000 The Miracle Maker
as Walter Richmond1999 Do Not Disturb
as Greg Harrison1999 The 4th Floor
as Interviewee1999 The Big Chill: A Reunion
as Andor Knorr1999 Sunshine
as William Blake Pellarin1999 The Big Brass Ring
as George Gulden1998 One True Thing
as Prof. John Robinson1998 Lost in Space
as Himself (also archive footage)1998 Lost In Space Forever
as Inspector Frank Bumstead1998 Dark City
as Arthur Barret1998 The Proposition
as K.D. Dietrickson1997 Loved
as Rochester1996 Jane Eyre
as Frank Quinlan1996 Michael
as The stranger1996 Secrets Shared with a Stranger
as Narrator (voice)1996 Elie Wiesel Goes Home
as Henry Harriston1996 A Couch in New York
as Paul Benjamin1995 Smoke
as Tommy Vesey1994 Trial by Jury
as Graham Holt1994 Second Best
as Tom1993 Mr. Wonderful
as Doctor Bernard Rieux1992 The Plague
as Jack1991 The Doctor
as Sam Farber, alias Trevor McPhee1991 Until the End of the World
as Harlan James1990 I Love You to Death
as Doug Tate1990 Alice
as Martin Larraneta1988 A Time of Destiny
as Macon Leary1988 The Accidental Tourist
as Tom Grunick1987 Broadcast News
as James Leeds1986 Children of a Lesser God
as Luis Molina1985 Kiss of the Spider Woman
as Nick Carlton1983 The Big Chill
as Arkady Renko1983 Gorky Park
as Jay Follet1981 All the Way Home
as Daryll Deever1981 Eyewitness
as Ned Racine1981 Body Heat
as Professor Eddie Jessup1980 Altered States

TV Shows/Series with William Hurt as Actor(17)

as Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross (archive footage)2021 Marvel Studios: Legends
as Professor Waldman2021 Jonathan Bird's Blue World
as Peter Cromwell2020 Mythic Quest
as Bob Partridge2018 Condor
as Donald Cooperman2016 Goliath
as Dr. George Millican2015 Humans
as Frank Hamer2013 Bonnie & Clyde
as Captain Ahab2011 Moby Dick
as Daniel Purcell2007 Damages
as Duke Leto Atreides1979 Fred and Barney Meet The Thing
1973 Kojak
as Walter1971 Great Performances

Full Name: William McChord Hurt
Born: Monday, 03/20 1950 (March) in Washington, D.C. (United States of America (USA))
Died: Sunday, 03/13 2022 (March) in Portland (aged: 71)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Juilliard School, Tufts University, PS 6, Middlesex School, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Spouses (current/former): Mary Beth Hurt, Heidi Henderson
Father: Alfred McChord Hurt
Other names for William Hurt (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"William McChord Hurt"
"William M. Hurt"
"Γουίλιαμ Χερτ"
William Hurt frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (25x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (18x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (16x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (15x, Actor)
Will Forte (13x, Actor)
Stan Lee (12x, Crew)
Maya Rudolph (12x, Actress)
Lawrence Kasdan (10x, Crew)
Amy Poehler (9x, Actress)
Ned Benson (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:864, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/21/2022