Appeared (as "Andrey") in "Afterplay" by Brian Friel
. Gate Theatre, Dublin/ Gielgud Theatre, London
4 Interviews |
9 Articles |
John Hurt CBE | Sir John Hurt CBE | Sir John Hurt
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Hurt (Massey), Phyllis
| Hurt, Arnold Herbert
Did You Know?
St Michael's was one of those very rarefied, very Anglo-Catholic establishments where they rejoiced in more religious paraphernalia and theatricality than the entire Vatican. More incense-swinging, more crucifixes, more gold tassels, more rose petals, more holy mothers, more God knows what. Three times a day they played the Angelus. When you heard it, you had to stop whatever you were doing, do ...
He was not the first choice for the role of Gilbert Kane in Alien
(1979). He was brought in on the second day of filming after Jon Finch
, the original actor cast for the role, was diagnosed with a severe case of diabetes and taken to hospital.
Frequently played characters who suffer physical torment