Narrated the BBC 1 (QED) documentary The True Story of the Elephant Man - The Life Story and Medical Condition of Joseph Merrick (1997) (TV)
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John Hurt CBE | Sir John Hurt
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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(2011, on The Osterman Weekend
(1983)) The script was pretty difficult. So was Sam [Peckinpah]. It wasn't until I made him laugh that I thought, "Thank God." There's a scene in the film where I have to imitate a weatherman, and that had Sam rolling in the aisles. Before that, he would say things like, "Why do you move so fast?" He wasn't exactly encouraging of confidence. But afterwards, I ...
Often plays characters with positions of power