Sir John Hurt, the masterful actor behind the role of Gilbert Kane in ALIEN and as the titular role in THE ELEPHANT MAN, has died at the age of 77.
His career, stretching over sixty years, has given cinema some of its greatest performances; such as Winston Smith in 1984, Adam Sutler in V FOR VENDETTA, and Professor Broom in HELLBOY.
He had struggled with pancreatic cancer alongside his wife of 12 years, Anwen Rees-Myers.
Our hearts go out to his family and friends for he will be dearly missed and remembered.
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