William Hurt Biography

Birthday: 1950-03-20
Place of Birth: Washington, District of Columbia USA
Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)
Wiki Biography: William Hurt was trained at Tufts University and The Juilliard School and has been nominated for four Academy Awards, including the most recent nomination for his supporting role in David Cronenberg's A History of Violence (2005). Hurt received Best Supporting Actor accolades for the role from the Los Angeles Film Critics circle and the New York Film Critics Circle. Hurt spent the early years of his career on the stage between drama school, summer stock, regional repertory and off-Broadway, appearing in more than fifty productions including "Henry V", "5th of July", "Hamlet", "Uncle Vanya", "Richard II", "Hurlyburly" (for which he was nominated for a Tony Award), "My Life" (winning an Obie Award for Best Actor), "A Midsummer's Night's Dream" and "Good". For radio, Hurt read Paul Theroux's "The Grand Railway Bazaar", for the BBC Radio Four and "The Shipping News" by Annie Proulx. He has recorded "The Polar Express", "The Boy Who Drew Cats", "The Sun Also Rises" and narrated the documentaries, "Searching for America: The Odyssey of John Dos Passos", "Einstein-How I See the World" and the English narration of Elie Wiesel's "To Speak the Unspeakable", a documentary directed and produced by Pierre Marmiesse. In 1988, Hurt was awarded the first Spencer Tracy Award from UCLA.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Lost in Space Prof. John Robinson 1965 - 1968 Action
The Incredible Hulk General 'Thunderbolt' Ross 1980 - 1981 Action
Trial by Jury 1994 Thriller
Do Not Disturb 1999 Action
Robin Hood William Marshal 2006 Action
Endgame 2011 Drama
The Village Edward Walker 2013
73 Seconds: The Challenger Investigation Richard Feynman 2013 Action
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Eyewitness Daryll Deever 1956 Comedy
Altered States Eddie Jessup 1980 Reality Tv, Sport, Game Show, 0
Body Heat Ned Racine 1981 Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Big Chill Nick Carlton 1983 0
Gorky Park Arkady Renko 1984 Drama, Thriller, Crime
Kiss of the Spider Woman Luis Molina 1985
Children of a Lesser God James Leeds 1986 Drama, Romance
Broadcast News Tom Grunick 1987 0, 0
The Accidental Tourist Macon Leary 1988 Biography, 0
A Time of Destiny Marty Lawrence 1988
I Love You to Death Harlan James 1990 0, 0, Comedy
The Doctor Jack McKee 1991
The Plague Doctor Bernard Rieux 1992 Drama
Mr. Wonderful 1993 0
Trial by Jury Tommy Vesey 1994 Thriller, Crime, Drama
Second Best Graham Holt 1994 Drama
Smoke Paul Benjamin 1995 Comedy, Drama
Ispoved neznakomtsu The stranger 1996 Drama
Un divan à New York Henry Harriston 1996 Comedy, Romance
Michael Frank Quinlan 1996 Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Loved K.D. Dietrickson 1997 Drama, Thriller
Lost in Space Prof. John Robinson 1998 0, Sport, 0
Dark City Inspector Frank Bumstead 1998 Mystery, Sci Fi, Thriller
The Proposition Arthur Barret 1998 Drama, Romance
One True Thing George Gulden 1998 Drama
The 4th floor 1999
The Big Brass Ring 1999 Game Show
Do Not Disturb Walter 1999 Action, Thriller, Comedy
The Simian Line 2000
The Miracle Maker Jairus 2000 Animation, Drama
Contaminated Man David R. Whitman 2000 Drama, Thriller
Rare Birds 2001 Biography, 0, 0
A.I. Artificial Intelligence Prof. Hobby 2001 0, 0
The Flamingo Rising 2001 Drama
Verna: U.S.O. Girl 2002
Tuck Everlasting Angus Tuck 2002 Drama, Romance, Family
Au plus près du paradis Matt 2002 Drama, Romance
The Village Edward Walker 2004 Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The Blue Butterfly 2004 Drama, Adventure
Neverwas Dr. Peter Reed 2005 Game Show, 0
A History of Violence Richie Cusack 2005 Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Legend of Sasquatch John Davis 2006 Animation, Family
The Good Shepherd Philip Allen 2006 0, Game Show
Noise Mayor Rheinhardt Schneer 2007
Mr. Brooks Marshall 2007 0, Comedy
Mr.Brooks Marshall 2007 Crime, Drama, Mystery
Into the Wild Walt McCandless 2007 Adventure, Drama
Vantage Point President Ashton 2008 Comedy, 0, 0
The Incredible Hulk General 'Thunderbolt' Ross 2008 Sport, 0
Endgame 2009 0, Comedy
The Countess Gyorgy Thurzo 2009 0, Reality Tv
The Yellow Handkerchief Brett Hanson 2010
Robin Hood William Marshal 2010 0
The River Why H2O 2010
Late Bloomers Adam 2011 Drama
Hellgate Warren Mills 2011 Thriller
J'enrage de son absence Jacques 2012 Drama
Winter's Tale Isaac Penn 2014 Fantasy
The Moon and the Sun Pere La Chaise 2015 Action, Adventure, Fantasy
By Way of Helena Governor Ross 2015 Drama
Race Jeremiah Mahoney 2016 Biography, Drama, Sport