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 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: 17 out of 36
  2. Negative: 4 out of 36
36 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
38 Michael Dec 25, 1996 Frank Quinlan 7.4
36 Days and Nights Sep 26, 2014 Herb / Herb 6.3
31 Winter's Tale Feb 14, 2014 Isaac Penn / Isaac Penn 5.6
35 The Host Mar 29, 2013 Jeb Stryder 4.7