Saturday, 28 January 2017

Doctor Who and Alien Actor John Hurt Dies Aged 77

 

Legendary actor of both TV and Film, John Hurt has died aged 77.

John Hurt had a long career spanning over six decades, staring in films such as "The Elephant Man" and the blockbuster film "Alien". In recent years he appeared in the Harry Potter film series as wandmaker Ollivander and also starred in the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: "The Day of the Doctor" as The War Doctor.

His TV roles also included Caligula in the BBC’s 1976 miniseries "I, Claudius", "Labyrinth", the Kiefer Sutherland series "The Confession" and most recently, the European crime drama "The Last Panthers."

Hurt had battled with both cancer and an intestinal complaint in recent years.

Doctor Who Showrunner (2005-2010), Russell T. Davies acknowledged his death on Instagram with a dark-lit image of the actors figurine.



You can see the actors Top 10 scenes as The War Doctor in the video below:

 
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