Appeared (as "Tristan Tzara") in "Travesties" by Tom Stoppard
, Royal Shakespeare Company.
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John Hurt CBE
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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(2011) I'm not interested in awards. I never have been. I don't think they are important. Don't get me wrong, if somebody gives me a prize, I thank them as gratefully as I know how, because it's very nice to be given a prize. But I don't think that awards ought to be sought. It encourages our business to be competitive in absolutely the wrong way. We're not sportsmen; we're not trying to come in ...
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
Often plays characters with positions of power