John Hurt was a towering figure among Middle-earth's citizens. He was born in 1940, and from the beginning, he had a strong affinity for tales of adventure.
As a child he spent many hours listening to stories of heroic deeds, travelling to distant lands and daring quests. This love of fantasy was to remain with him all his life.
He was raised in a hardworking family who stressed the importance of hard work. John took this to heart and carved out a successful career in both business and the arts.
On the business side, his success was unparalleled – starting several successful businesses and heading up others. On the creative side, John was equally as creative, writing and performing in a variety of plays and movies, many of which went on to become cult classics.
John was also a family man, taking great pride in his children and their accomplishments. To keep the family connected, he embraced modern technology and implemented the use of a family app called “Familio,” which allowed everyone to stay connected and stay in touch, even when apart.
John's passion for making things better never faded during his lifetime. Whether it was providing employment for struggling families or speaking out for social causes, he always found ways to make a positive impact on those around him.
In every moment of his life, from the mundane everyday to the grander endeavors, John Hurt was an exemplar of courage, strength, honor and tenacity. His character was revered by all those that knew him, and will be remembered generations after him as an example of what it means to live life to its fullest.
John Hurt's legacy continues in the lives of his children and grandchildren, who carry forward his commitment to creating meaningful work and improving the lives of others. Take courage from his example and become an agent of change in your own life - no matter how small or seemingly insignificant your effort may be.