William Hurt

Actor · Executive Producer · Producer
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William McChord Hurt is an American actor. He studied at the Juilliard School and began acting on stage in the 1970s. Hurt made his film debut in 1980 as a troubled scientist in Ken Russell's science-fiction feature Altered States, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for New Star of the Year. In 1981 he played a leading role, as a lawyer... read more

William McChord Hurt is an American actor. He studied at the Juilliard School and began acting on stage in the 1970s. Hurt made his film debut in 1980 as a troubled scientist in Ken Russell's science-fiction feature Altered States, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for New Star of the Year. In 1981 he played a leading role, as a lawyer who succumbs to the temptations of Kathleen Turner, in the neo-noir Body Heat. He played another leading role, as Arkady Renko, in Gorky Park (1983).

Birth Name

William M. Hurt

Born

Monday, 20 March 1950

Died

Sunday, 13 March 2022

Actor Filmography

Pantheon Stephen Holstrom 2022
The King's Daughter Pere La Chaise 2022
Black Widow Secretary Ross / Secretary Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross 2021
Marvel Studios: Assembled Self - Secretary Ross 2021
Giving Voice Self 2020
Disclosure Luis Molina 2020
Mythic Quest Peter Cromwell 2020
The Last Full Measure Tulley / Tom Tulley 2020
The Movies Nick / Tom Grunick / Ned Racine 2019
Avengers: Endgame Secretary of State Thaddeus Ross / Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross 2019
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Pantheon Stephen Holstrom 2022
The King's Daughter Pere La Chaise 2022
Black Widow Secretary Ross / Secretary Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross 2021
Marvel Studios: Assembled Self - Secretary Ross 2021
Giving Voice Self 2020
Disclosure Luis Molina 2020
Mythic Quest Peter Cromwell 2020
The Last Full Measure Tulley / Tom Tulley 2020
The Movies Nick / Tom Grunick / Ned Racine 2019
Avengers: Endgame Secretary of State Thaddeus Ross / Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross 2019
Condor Bob Partridge 2018
Avengers: Infinity War Secretary of State Thaddeus Ross / Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross 2018
The Miracle Season Ernie Found 2018
Trial of Midnight Rider: Railroaded in the Deep South Gregg Allman 2018
Goliath Donald Cooperman 2016
Captain America: Civil War Secretary of State Thaddeus Ross / Secretary of State Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross 2016
Race Jeremiah Mahoney 2016
Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands Hrothgar 2016
Humans Dr. George Millican 2015
Men of Granite Coach Bozarth 2015
The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films Self 2014
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her Julian Rigby 2014
Days and Nights Herb 2014
Supermensch Self 2014
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them Julian Rigby 2014
Winter's Tale Isaac Penn 2014
Bonnie & Clyde Frank Hamer 2013
The Host Jeb / Jeb Stryder 2013
The Challenger Disaster Richard Feynman 2013
Fire in the Blood Narrator / Himself 2013
Maddened by His Absence Jacques 2012
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Self - Nominee 2012
Welcome to the Basement Inspector Frank Bumstead 2012
Marvel One-Shot: The Consultant General 'Thunderbolt' Ross / Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross (archive footage) 2011
Late Bloomers Adam 2011
Hellgate Warren Mills 2011
Too Big to Fail Henry Paulson 2011
Moby Dick Captain Ahab 2011
The Clock Self 2010
Robin Hood William Marshal 2010
The River Why H2O 2010
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards Self - Nominee 2010
The Countess Gyorgy Thurzo / György Thurzó 2009
Endgame Professor Willie Esterhuyse / Professor Will Esterhuyse 2009
The Yellow Handkerchief Brett / Brett Hanson 2008
Beautiful Ohio Mr. Messerman / Simon Messerman 2008
The Incredible Hulk General 'Thunderbolt' Ross / Thaddeus 'Thunderbolt' Ross 2008
Vantage Point President Ashton 2008
Noise Mayor Schneer 2008
Into the Wild Walt McCandless 2007
Damages Daniel Purcell 2007
Mr. Brooks Marshall 2007
The Legend of Sasquatch John Davis 2007
The Good Shepherd Philip Allen 2006
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King Jason Renshaw 2006
Too Commercial for Cannes Self 2006
Acts of Violence Self 2006
The 78th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 2006
The King David 2005
Syriana Stan 2005
A History of Violence Richie Cusack 2005
Neverwas Dr. Peter Reed 2005
Hunt for Justice General Mortimer 2005
Frankenstein Professor Waldman 2004
The Village Edward Walker 2004
The Blue Butterfly Alan Osborne / Alan Osborn 2004
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Tom Grunick 2003
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second Ned Racine 2003
Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story Robert P. Hanssen 2002
Tuck Everlasting Angus Tuck 2002
Changing Lanes Doyle's Sponsor 2002
The Simian Line Edward 2001
Rare Birds Dave 2001
A.I. Artificial Intelligence Prof. Hobby 2001
Varian's War: The Forgotten Hero Varian Fry 2001
The Flamingo Rising Turner Knight 2001
Dune Duke Leto Atreides 2000
Contaminated Man David R. Whitman 2000
The Miracle Maker Jairus 2000
Sunshine Andor Knorr 1999
Do Not Disturb Walter Richmond / Walter 1999
The 4th Floor Greg Harrison 1999
The Big Brass Ring William Blake Pellarin / Blake 1999
The King of Queens Dr. Taber 1998
One True Thing George Gulden 1998
Lost in Space Prof. John Robinson / John Robinson 1998
The Proposition Arthur Barret 1998
Dark City Inspector Frank Bumstead 1998
Lost in Space Forever Himself (also archive footage) / Self 1998
Lee Marvin: A Personal Portrait by John Boorman Arkady Renko / Self 1998
Loved K.D. Dietrickson 1997
The View Himself - Guest 1997
Michael Frank Quinlan 1996
Elie Wiesel Goes Home Narrator / Narrator (voice) 1996
A Couch in New York Henry Harriston 1996
Jane Eyre Rochester 1996
Secrets Shared with a Stranger The stranger 1996
Smoke Paul Benjamin 1995
Second Best Graham Holt 1994
Trial by Jury Tommy Vesey 1994
Mr. Wonderful Tom 1993
The Plague Doctor Bernard Rieux 1992
HBO First Look Self 1992
Oscar's Greatest Moments Self 1992
Until the End of the World Sam Farber, alias Trevor McPhee 1991
The Doctor Jack 1991
Alice Doug Tate / Doug 1990
I Love You to Death Harlan James / Harlan 1990
The 61st Annual Academy Awards Macon 1989
The Accidental Tourist Macon / Macon Leary 1988
A Time of Destiny Martin Larraneta 1988
The 60th Annual Academy Awards Tom Grunick 1988
Broadcast News Tom Grunick 1987
The 41st Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1987
The 59th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee & Presenter 1987
Children of a Lesser God James Leeds / James 1986
American Masters Narrator 1986
The 40th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 1986
The 58th Annual Academy Awards Self - Winner 1986
Kiss of the Spider Woman Luis Molina 1985
The 57th Annual Academy Awards Self - Co-Host 1985
Gorky Park Arkady Renko 1983
The Big Chill Nick / Nick Carlton 1983
The 54th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1982
All the Way Home Jay Follet 1981
Body Heat Ned Racine 1981
Eyewitness Daryll Deever 1981
Altered States Eddie Jessup / Professor Eddie Jessup 1980
Saturday Night Live Self 1975
Kojak Jake 1973
Great Performances Walter 1971

Producer Filmography

2012 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2011 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Nominated
2010 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2006 Oscar Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1988 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1988 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1987 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1987 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1986 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Won
1986 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1981 Golden Globe New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Male Nominated
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