Appeared (as "Count Mushroom") in "London Vertigo" by Brian Friel
, Gate Theatre, Dublin, Ireland.
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John Hurt CBE
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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(2011, on The Elephant Man) It took 12 hours to apply the original makeup. I thought to myself, "They have actually found a way of making me not enjoy a film." Christopher Tucker, who devised the makeup, applied it that first day and when he was done, I hobbled into the studio. I was in terror of anybody laughing, because if anybody had giggled or laughed at all, the whole house of cards would ...
Was friends with the late John Entwistle
, bassist and founding member of The Who
. He had written a poem about him and read it out loud at his memorial October 24th, 2002.
Frequently plays characters who suffer physical torment