Appeared (as "The Ruffian") in "The Ruffian on the Stair", Soho Poly Theatre, London, UK. ).
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John Hurt CBE | Sir John Hurt CBE | Sir John Hurt
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[2011, on Spaceballs
(1987)] Mel [Brooks] called and said, "Look, John, I'm doing this little movie and there's a bit in there that has to do with Alien
(1979), so come on over." He made it sound like a bit of a picnic. He also did that to me on History of the World: Part I
(1981). He always does that. "Come on, I'll give you a couple grand, we'll put you up in a nice hotel, you'll have a good ...
Hurt's elder sister became a school teacher in Australia. His brother, the eldest of the three siblings, converted to Roman Catholicism and became a monk, Brother Anselm, first at Downside (a Benedictine school in England) and later at Glenstal Abbey (County Limerick, Ireland), where he remains as of 2019, although, following allegations of abuse, he is banned from interacting with students and ...
Frequently played characters who suffer physical torment