Appeared in John Osborne
's "Inadmissible Evidence" at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England. Also in cast: Nicol Williamson
, Ann Beach, Cyril Raymond, Clare Kelly, Coral Atkins, Eleanor Fazan. Directed by Anthony Page
. Produced by English Stage Company.
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John Hurt CBE
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I'm very much of the opinion that to work is better than not to work. There are others who'd say, "No, wait around for the right thing" - and they will finish up a purer animal than me. For example, Daniel Day-Lewis
will only do what he thinks is right. I couldn't wait that long between films. He's wonderful Danny, but our philosophy is different in that sense. Of course, I don't do everything by...
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".
Often plays characters with positions of power