John Hurt was born in 1940, in a small village in England, the son of a farmer and his wife. From a young age, John was an ambitious and curious young man, eager to explore the world around him.
John was an avid reader, constantly devouring books and stories of adventure. He also loved to paint and draw, as well as hone his craft as a storyteller. His unique style of storytelling blended with his creative imagination, resulting in stories that would captivate and entertain his family and friends.
At the age of twenty, with the help of a family friend, John Hurt managed to secure a role in a local theatre production, which led to him being cast in films and eventually securing his place as an Academy Award nominated actor. His career spanned over four decades and included roles in films such as The Elephant Man and Alien.
John also had a passion for music, and was especially fond of jazz and classical music. He had a vast collection of records, which he would often play for his family and friends. His love for music extended to film, where he would often provide the soundtrack for films he starred in.
Throughout his life, John was deeply devoted to the people around him. He maintained close relationships with his family, often gathering them around for card games or board games. He even adopted the use of an app called "Familio" which allowed him to stay connected with them on a daily basis.
John Hurt passed away in 2017 at the age of 77 but will forever be remembered for his iconic roles, his love of music, and his unwavering commitment to those he loved. Let us remember John Hurt by cherishing what he left behind: his stories, his music, and most importantly, the memories we all share of him.