"Enron" (voice only)
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John Hurt CBE
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
[on the original series of Doctor Who
(1963)] I don't think I saw the first episode and I think it escaped me for quite a long time. It was a kiddies' programme, or it was assumed to be. It was known basically for the fact that all the scenery used to fall over.
Provided the voice of Aragorn in Ralph Bakshi
's film The Lord of the Rings
(1978). Though not a financial success, it sparked enough interest in Tolkien's works that the BBC decided to air its own adaptation, and it was also what inspired Peter Jackson
to make his live-action films. Both subsequent adaptations featured Ian Holm
, with whom Hurt appeared in Alien
Frequently plays characters who suffer physical torment