He acted in Gerald Sibleyras' play, "Heroes," at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Richard Griffiths and Ken Stott in the cast. Thea Sharrock was director.
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John Hurt CBE
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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There is no such thing as all good people and all bad people. We're all capable. It exists within us. In war-time, as we're finding out now, things that have been on camera, our wonderful troops, who we felt were absolutely impeccable, were as guilty as everybody else of. If you're given license to kill, it's going to release many an evil.
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".
Frequently plays characters who suffer physical torment