Appeared on drag in "Attitude" video for the British rock band Suede.
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John Hurt CBE | Sir John Hurt CBE | Sir John Hurt
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I have done all sorts of extraordinary things, I know. At the time, I didn't think anything of it. But when you look back you think, "Jesus Christ!" [Would I live it again?] No thank you. I'm with Beckett there. It's not good enough to die. One has to be forgotten.
He was cast as the Doctor in Doctor Who
(2005) when Christopher Eccleston
declined to reprise the role for the Time War episodes. To avoid throwing off the numbering of subsequent Doctors (Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor, etc.), his version was designated the War Doctor. He was the first Oscar-nominated actor to play the Doctor in Doctor Who
(1963) or Doctor Who
(2005). At age 73, he also became ...
Frequently played characters who suffer physical torment