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: 58
Highest Metascore: 84 Broadcast News
Lowest Metascore: 31 Winter's Tale
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 40
  2. Negative: 4 out of 40
40 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
84 Broadcast News Dec 16, 1987 Tom Grunick 7.7
81 A History of Violence Sep 23, 2005 Richie Cusack 7.4
80 Kiss of the Spider Woman (re-release) Jun 29, 2001 Luis Molina 8.4
77 Body Heat Aug 28, 1981 Ned Racine 8.8
75 Captain America: Civil War May 6, 2016 General Ross / General Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross 8.2
73 Into the Wild Sep 21, 2007 Walt McCandless 8.2
70 Smoke Jun 9, 1995 Paul Benjamin 8.1
68 Fire in the Blood Sep 6, 2013 Narrator tbd
67 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her Oct 10, 2014 Cast / Julian Rigby 6.7
66 Tuck Everlasting Oct 11, 2002 Angus Tuck 8.7
66 Dark City Feb 20, 1998 Inspector Frank Bumstead 8.5
65 Artificial Intelligence: AI Jun 29, 2001 Prof. Hobby 6.5
63 One True Thing Sep 18, 1998 George Gulden 7.4
63 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him Oct 10, 2014 Cast / Julian Rigby 7.7
62 Iron Man 3 May 3, 2013 General Thaddeus Ross/Red Hulk 6.5
62 The Big Chill Sep 28, 1983 Nick Carlton 7.6
62 The Yellow Handkerchief Feb 26, 2010 Brett Hanson 6.9
61 The Good Shepherd Dec 22, 2006 Philip Allen 6.6
61 The Incredible Hulk Jun 13, 2008 Gen. 'Thunderbolt' Ross 7.4
60 Rare Birds Oct 3, 2003 Dave 6.6
58 Altered States Dec 25, 1980 Eddie Jessup 10
58 The King May 19, 2006 David 7.3
57 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them Sep 12, 2014 Cast / Principal Cast / Julian Rigby 6.0
56 Race Feb 19, 2016 Jeremiah Mahoney 6.5
55 Endgame Nov 6, 2009 Professor Will Esterhuyse 7.8
55 Noise May 9, 2008 Mayor Schneer 6.3
53 Robin Hood May 14, 2010 William Marshal 6.2
53 Late Bloomers Apr 13, 2012 Adam 5.4
53 The Accidental Tourist Dec 23, 1988 Macon Leary 7.9
46 The Simian Line Nov 16, 2001 Edward 8.8
45 Mr. Brooks Jun 1, 2007 Marshall 8.8
45 I Love You to Death Apr 6, 1990 Harlan James 5.0
44 The Village Jul 30, 2004 Edward Walker 6.8
42 The Duel Jun 24, 2016 Governor Ross 7.0
42 Lost in Space Apr 3, 1998 Prof. John Robinson 6.3
40 Vantage Point Feb 22, 2008 President Ashton 5.5
38 Michael Dec 25, 1996 Frank Quinlan 8.7
36 Days and Nights Sep 26, 2014 Herb / Herb 5.2
35 The Host Mar 29, 2013 Jeb Stryder 4.8
31 Winter's Tale Feb 14, 2014 Isaac Penn / Isaac Penn 5.2