John Hurt

Biography: John Hurt was born in the village of Shirebrook in Derbyshire. He was the second son of the local parson and his wife. He has an older brother Michael and an older sister called Monica. At the age of 18, John walked out of the St. Martin's School of Art in London after discovering that his true ambition was to act. His talent hadn't had to develop with him, it has always been there. He knew, deep down, that he'd wanted to act since appearing in the plays put on at his school. In 1985, he married his long-term friend Donna, but the marriage did not last and whilst filming abroad, John met a French model- Marie-Lise Volpeliere Pierrot. They were never in a stable relationship however and grew apart, although they were still friends. Tragedy struck when Marie-Lise was killed in a horse-riding accident. John Hurt has won awards for the following appearances: 1963- Most Promising Actor 'Variety' for playing Len in 'The Dwarfs'. 1978-Best Supporting Actor, British Film and Television Academy; Best Supporting Actor; all for his role as Max in 'Midnight Express'.
1979-Best Film Actor, Variety Club of Great Britain, for his roles in 'Alien' and 'Midnight Express'.
1981-Best Film Actor, Variety Club of Great Britain, both for his starring role in 'The Elephant Man'.
1984-Best Film Actor, London Standard Awards, for his role as Winston Smith in '1984'.
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John Hurt's Scores

  • Movies
Average career score: 56
Highest Metascore: 87 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Lowest Metascore: 16 Lost Souls
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 35
  2. Negative: 4 out of 35
35 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
47 Hercules Jul 25, 2014 Cast / King Of Thrace / Cotys / King Of Thrace / Lord Cotys 7.0
84 Snowpiercer Jun 27, 2014 Gilliam 7.2
77 Only Lovers Left Alive Apr 11, 2014 Marlowe / Marlowe 7.4
31 Charlie Countryman Nov 15, 2013 Narrator 6.7
48 Jayne Mansfield's Car Sep 13, 2013 Kingsley Bedford / Kingsley Bedford 7.5
80 Melancholia Nov 11, 2011 Dexter 7.1
46 Immortals Nov 11, 2011 Old Zeus 6.0
57 Brighton Rock Aug 26, 2011 Phil Corkery 6.6
87 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Jul 15, 2011 Mr. Ollivander 8.1
65 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I Nov 19, 2010 Mr. Ollivander 7.5
tbd The Oxford Murders Aug 6, 2010 Arthur Seldom 4.6
47 44 Inch Chest Jan 15, 2010 Old Man Peanut 5.1
49 New York, I Love You Oct 16, 2009 Waiter (Segment "Shekhar Kapur") 5.8
41 The Limits of Control May 1, 2009 Guitar 6.2
40 Outlander Jan 23, 2009 Rothgar 7.9
tbd Whaledreamers Sep 26, 2008 Himself 6.8
78 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Jul 11, 2008 Professor Broom 7.3
65 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull May 22, 2008 Professor Oxley 5.2
71 Beyond the Gates Mar 9, 2007 Christopher 8.3
tbd The Pied Piper Feb 2, 2007 Franz tbd
62 V for Vendetta Mar 17, 2006 Adam Sutler 8.1
45 Valiant Aug 19, 2005 Felix 4.9
47 The Skeleton Key Aug 12, 2005 Ben Devereaux 6.3
72 Hellboy Apr 2, 2004 Trevor "Broom" Bruttenholm 6.7
59 Dogville Mar 26, 2004 Narrator 7.9
83 Alien Oct 29, 2003 Kane 8.8
70 Owning Mahowny May 2, 2003 Victor Foss 7.5
64 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Nov 16, 2001 Mr. Ollivander 7.5
36 Captain Corelli's Mandolin Aug 17, 2001 Dr. Iannis 6.1
47 The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm Apr 20, 2001 Narrator 9.0