William Hurt

Biography: William Hurt was born in Washington, D.C., the son of a State Department employee. Subsequently, William saw much of the world before he grew to be a man. The famly lived in the South Pacific during his early years, but when William was 6 years old his parents divored and he moved to Manhattan, New York, with his mother. He continued to vacation in exotic places with his father. When William was 10 years old his mother married Henry Luce III, heir to the Time-Life empire, and his life changed dramatically. William entered boarding school where he developed an interest in acting. His interest was further developed when he met aspiring actress Mary Beth Supinger while he was studying theology in college. The two travelled to England where William studied acting. He later returned to the U.S. and studied acting at Julliard. William did some theater work until cast in the film Altered States in 1980. William became one of the most sought-after leading men of the 1980s. He continuesWilliam Hurt was born in Washington, D.C., the son of a State Department employee. Subsequently, William saw much of the world before he grew to be a man. The famly lived in the South Pacific during his early years, but when William was 6 years old his parents divored and he moved to Manhattan, New York, with his mother. He continued to vacation in exotic places with his father. When William was 10 years old his mother married Henry Luce III, heir to the Time-Life empire, and his life changed dramatically. William entered boarding school where he developed an interest in acting. His interest was further developed when he met aspiring actress Mary Beth Supinger while he was studying theology in college. The two travelled to England where William studied acting. He later returned to the U.S. and studied acting at Julliard. William did some theater work until cast in the film Altered States in 1980. William became one of the most sought-after leading men of the 1980s. He continues to snag top roles into the 2000s. Expand

William Hurt's Scores

Average career score: 57
Highest Metascore: 84 Broadcast News
Lowest Metascore: 31 Winter's Tale
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 36
  2. Negative: 4 out of 36
36 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
63 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him Oct 10, 2014 Cast / Julian Rigby 7.9
67 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her Oct 10, 2014 Cast / Julian Rigby 6.4
68 Fire in the Blood Sep 6, 2013 Narrator tbd
62 Iron Man 3 May 3, 2013 General Thaddeus Ross/Red Hulk 6.4
62 The Yellow Handkerchief Feb 26, 2010 Brett Hanson 6.7
73 Into the Wild Sep 21, 2007 Walt McCandless 8.2
61 The Good Shepherd Dec 22, 2006 Philip Allen 6.5
81 A History of Violence Sep 23, 2005 Richie Cusack 7.0
66 Tuck Everlasting Oct 11, 2002 Angus Tuck 8.9
80 Kiss of the Spider Woman (re-release) Jun 29, 2001 Luis Molina 7.1
65 Artificial Intelligence: AI Jun 29, 2001 Prof. Hobby 6.3
63 One True Thing Sep 18, 1998 George Gulden 8.5
66 Dark City Feb 20, 1998 Inspector Frank Bumstead 8.7
70 Smoke Jun 9, 1995 Paul Benjamin 7.8
84 Broadcast News Dec 16, 1987 Tom Grunick 7.9
62 The Big Chill Sep 28, 1983 Nick Carlton 7.7
78 Body Heat Aug 28, 1981 Ned Racine 9.1