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John Hurt CBE
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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St Michael's was one of those very rarefied, very Anglo-Catholic establishments where they rejoiced in more religious paraphernalia and theatricality than the entire Vatican. More incense-swinging, more crucifixes, more gold tassels, more rose petals, more holy mothers, more God knows what. Three times a day they played the Angelus. When you heard it, you had to stop whatever you were doing, do ...
As Winston Smith in Nineteen Eighty-Four
(1984) he portrays a victim of a totalitarian society, with Big Brother as its head. In V for Vendetta
(2005), he portrays the "Big Brother"-type leader "Chancellor Sutler".
Often plays characters with positions of power