Appeared (as "Hamp") in "Hamp". Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland.
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John Hurt CBE
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I've always felt, and I think I'm qualified to say so because I've won a few awards, that it's a terrible shame to put something in competition with something else to be able to sell something. Confronted with films like Brokeback Mountain
(2005) and Capote
(2005) and the Johnny Cash
movie (Walk the Line
(2005)), you can't pit one against the other. Films are not made to be competitive in that ...
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