William Hurt

William Hurt


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 20-03-1950
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • Also Known As:

    William McChord Hurt
    William M. Hurt

  • Popularity: 10.02
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William Hurt is an American stage, film and television actor, trained at the Juilliard School, Manhattan, New York, USA. For his leading role in the feature film "Kiss of the Spider Woman", he received an Academy Award in 1986, followed by 3 more nominations for roles in the movies "Children of a Lesser God", "Broadcast News", and "A History of Violence".




Year Movie Character
1986 Children of a Lesser God as James Leeds
1991 Until the End of the World as Sam Farber, alias Trevor McPhee
2010 The River Why as H2O
1980 Altered States as Professor Eddie Jessup
1988 The Accidental Tourist as Macon Leary
1985 Kiss of the Spider Woman as Luis Molina
1981 Eyewitness as Daryll Deever
1983 Gorky Park as Arkady Renko
1991 The Doctor as Jack
1987 Broadcast News as Tom Grunick
1994 Trial by Jury as Tommy Vesey
1981 Body Heat as Ned Racine
1992 The Plague as Doctor Bernard Rieux
1999 Do Not Disturb as Walter Richmond
1999 The Big Brass Ring as William Blake Pellarin
2011 Too Big to Fail as Henry Paulson
2000 Contaminated Man as David R. Whitman
2006 Beautiful Ohio as Simon Messerman
2001 Varian's War as Varian Fry
2001 Rare Birds as Dave
2002 Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story as Robert P. Hanssen
2011 Late Bloomers as Adam
1994 Second Best as Graham Holt
2011 Hellgate as Warren Mills
2012 Maddened by His Absence as Jacques
2013 The Challenger as Richard Feynman
1988 A Time of Destiny as Martin Larraneta
1995 Smoke as Paul Benjamin
1998 Dark City as Inspector Frank Bumstead
2006 The King as David
1990 Alice as Doug Tate
2002 Tuck Everlasting as Angus Tuck
1996 A Couch in New York as Henry Harriston
1999 The 4th Floor as Greg Harrison
1997 Loved as K.D. Dietrickson
2002 Nearest to Heaven as Matt
2007 The Legend of Sasquatch
2001 The Flamingo Rising as Turner Knight
2008 Tangled Web: Making Kiss of the Spider Woman as Luis Molina/Himself
2008 Alexander Technique as Himself
1998 Lee Marvin: A Personal Portrait by John Boorman as Self
1998 Lost in Space as Prof. John Robinson
1996 Michael as Frank Quinlan
2007 Into the Wild as Walt McCandless
2009 The Yellow Handkerchief as Brett Hanson
2009 The Countess as György Thurzó
2004 The Blue Butterfly as Alan Osborne
2009 Endgame as Professor Will Esterhuyse
2007 Noise as Mayor Schneer
1996 Jane Eyre as Rochester
1998 One True Thing as George Gulden
2022 The King's Daughter as Pere La Chaise
1998 The Proposition as Arthur Barret
1981 All the Way Home as Jay Follet
2020 The Last Full Measure as Tulley
1999 The Big Chill: A Reunion as Interviewee
2007 Mr. Brooks as Marshall
2010 Robin Hood as William Marshal
2004 The Village as Edward Walker
1993 Mr. Wonderful as Tom
1983 The Big Chill as Nick Carlton
2013 Fire in the Blood as Himself
2014 Winter's Tale as Isaac Penn
2014 Days and Nights as Herb
1996 Elie Wiesel Goes Home as Narrator (voice)
2008 The Incredible Hulk as Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross
2018 The Miracle Season as Ernie Found
1996 Secrets Shared with a Stranger as The stranger
2005 Hunt for Justice as General Mortimer
1970 The Fence
2005 A History of Violence as Richie Cusack
1990 I Love You to Death as Harlan James
2008 Vantage Point as President Ashton
2013 The Host as Jeb Stryder
2011 Marvel One-Shot: The Consultant as Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross (archive footage)
1998 Lost In Space Forever as Himself (also archive footage)
2001 The Simian Line as Edward
2015 Men of Granite
2005 Syriana as Stan
2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence as Prof. Hobby
2005 Neverwas as Dr. Peter Reed
1999 Sunshine as Andor Knorr
2010 The Real Robin Hood as Narrator
2014 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her as Julian Rigby
2016 Race as Jeremiah Mahoney
2006 Too Commercial for Cannes as himself
1990 Wim Wenders in Tokyo
2000 The Miracle Maker as Jairus
2002 Changing Lanes as Doyle's Sponsor
2014 The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them as Julian Rigby
2006 The Good Shepherd as Philip Allen
2021 Black Widow as Secretary Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross
2005 Deconstructing 'The Village' as Self
2016 Captain America: Civil War as Secretary of State Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross
2018 Avengers: Infinity War as Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross
2019 Avengers: Endgame as Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross
Photo Name Department
1973 Kojak (2 episode)
2007 Damages (13 episode) as Daniel Purcell
1953 The Oscars (2 episode) as Self
2011 Moby Dick (4 episode) as Captain Ahab
2004 Frankenstein (2 episode) as Professor Waldman
1998 The King of Queens (1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode) as Self (uncredited)
2013 Bonnie & Clyde (2 episode) as Frank Hamer
2016 Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands (12 episode) as Hrothgar
2016 Goliath (13 episode) as Donald Cooperman
2015 Humans (8 episode) as Dr. George Millican
2000 Frank Herbert's Dune (3 episode) as Duke Leto Atreides
2018 Condor (10 episode) as Bob Partridge
2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (1 episode) as Renshaw
1971 Great Performances (1 episode) as Walter
2021 Marvel Studios: Legends (4 episode) as Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross (archive footage)
2020 Mythic Quest (1 episode) as Peter Cromwell

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