William Hurt

William Hurt
1950 - 2022
William Hurt  American Actor
Rest in Peace William Hurt.
Passed away on 13th March, 2022 aged 71.

William Hurt dating history


William Hurt was previously married to Heidi Henderson (1989 - 1993) and Mary Beth Hurt (1971 - 1982).

William Hurt was in relationships with Sandrine Bonnaire (1991 - 1997), Marlee Matlin (1985 - 1987), Sandra Jennings (1981 - 1984) and Glenn Close.


American Actor William Hurt was born William McChord Hurt on 20th March, 1950 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA and passed away on 13th Mar 2022 Portland, Oregon, USA aged 71. He is most remembered for Altered States (1980),The Big Chill (1983), Children Of A Lesser Hod (1986), Broadcast News (1987).. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

William Hurt was in 13 on-screen matchups, including Andie MacDowell in Michael (1996), Charlotte Gainsbourg in Jane Eyre (1996), Holly Hunter in Broadcast News (1987), Madeleine Stowe in The Proposition (1998) and Marlee Matlin in Children of a Lesser God (1986).

William Hurt is a member of the following lists: American film actors, BAFTA winners (people) and Juilliard School alumni.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 12 years, 11 months 9 years, 9 months -
Dating4 6 years 2 years, 9 months 2 years
Total6 12 years, 11 months 5 years, 1 month 2 years


First Name William
Middle Name McChord
Last Name Hurt
Full Name at Birth William McChord Hurt
Alternative Name Bill
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th March, 1950
Birthplace Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died 13th March, 2022
Place of Death Portland, Oregon, USA
Cause of Death Natural causes
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Distinctive Feature Slow Mannered Style Of Delivery., Deep Mellow Voice.
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Lutheran
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts,United States (1968)
University B.A.,Theology, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States (1972), Juilliard Drama School, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States (Drama Division Group 5: 1972-1976)
Occupation Text Stage And Film Actor, Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Altered States (1980),The Big Chill (1983), Children Of A Lesser Hod (1986), Broadcast News (1987).
Year(s) Active 1978–present, 1977–present, 1977–2022
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Markham, Froggatt & Irwin
Official Websites www.biography.com/people/william-hurt-9347756, www.nndb.com/people/683/000023614/
Father Alfred McChord Hurt (Who Worked For The State Department.)
Mother Claire Isabel (née McGill) (Who Worked At Time, Inc.)

William McChord Hurt (March 20, 1950 – March 13, 2022) was 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 a married woman played by Kathleen Turner, in the neo-noir Body Heat. He played another leading role, as Arkady Renko, in Gorky Park (1983).

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William Hurt71 PiscesActor
Sandrine Bonnaire55 GeminiActress
Heidi Henderson-
Marlee Matlin57 VirgoActress
Sandra Jennings-
Mary Beth Hurt70 LibraActress
Glenn Close75 PiscesActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Alexander DevonMale198339 years oldSandra Jennings
SamuelMale7th August, 198933 years oldHeidi Henderson
WilliamMale199131 years oldHeidi Henderson
JeanneFemale1st February, 199428 years oldSandrine Bonnaire


The King's Daughter2022Pere La ChaiseMovie
Pantheon2022Stephen HolstromTV Show
Black Widow2021Secretary RossMovie
Mythic Quest2020Peter CromwellTV Show
The Last Full Measure2019Tom TulleyMovie
Avengers: Endgame2019Secretary of State Thaddeus RossMovie
Avengers: Infinity War2018Secretary of State Thaddeus RossMovie
The Miracle Season2018Ernie FoundMovie
Condor2018Bob PartridgeTV Show
Race2016Jeremiah MahoneyMovie
Captain America: Civil War2016Secretary of State Thaddeus RossMovie
Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands2016HrothgarTV Show
Goliath2016Donald CoopermanTV Show
Humans2015Dr. George MillicanTV Show
Winter's Tale2014Isaac PennMovie
Days and Nights2014HerbMovie
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them2014Julian RigbyMovie
The Host2013JebMovie
The Challenger Disaster2013Richard FeynmanTV Movie
Bonnie & Clyde2013Frank HamerTV Show
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her2013Julian RigbyMovie
Maddened by His Absence2012JacquesMovie
Hellgate2011Warren MillsMovie
Moby Dick2011Captain AhabTV Show
Late Bloomers2011AdamMovie
Too Big to Fail2011Henry PaulsonTV Movie
Robin Hood2010William MarshalMovie
The River Why2010H2OMovie
The Countess2009Gyorgy ThurzoMovie
Endgame2009Professor Willie EsterhuyseMovie
The Incredible Hulk2008General 'Thunderbolt' RossMovie
Vantage Point2008President AshtonMovie
The Yellow Handkerchief2008BrettMovie
The Incredible Hulk2008General 'Thunderbolt' Ross (voice)Unknown
Into the Wild2007Walt McCandlessMovie
Mr. Brooks2007MarshallMovie
Noise2007Mayor SchneerMovie
Damages2007Daniel PurcellTV Show
Beautiful Ohio2006Mr. MessermanMovie
The Good Shepherd2006Philip AllenMovie
The Legend of Sasquatch2006John Davis (voice)Movie
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King2006Jason RenshawTV Show
A History of Violence2005Richie CusackMovie
Neverwas2005Dr. Peter ReedMovie
The King2005DavidMovie
Hunt for Justice2005General MortimerTV Movie
The Blue Butterfly2004Alan OsbornMovie
The Village2004Edward WalkerMovie
Frankenstein2004Professor WaldmanTV Show
Changing Lanes2002Doyle's SponsorMovie
Nearest to Heaven2002MattMovie
Tuck Everlasting2002Angus TuckMovie
Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story2002Robert P. HanssenTV Movie
A.I. Artificial Intelligence2001Prof. HobbyMovie
Rare Birds2001DaveMovie
The Flamingo Rising2001Turner KnightTV Movie
Varian's War: The Forgotten Hero2001Varian FryTV Movie
Rivière-des-Jérémie2001G. Adam Davidson aka GadTV Show
Contaminated Man2000David R. WhitmanMovie
The Miracle Maker2000Jairus (voice)Movie
The Simian Line2000EdwardMovie
Dune2000Duke Leto AtreidesTV Show
Do Not Disturb1999WalterMovie
Sunshine1999Andor KnorrMovie
The 4th Floor1999Greg HarrisonMovie
The Big Brass Ring1999BlakeMovie
Dark City1998Inspector Frank BumsteadMovie
Lost in Space1998John RobinsonMovie
One True Thing1998George GuldenMovie
The Proposition1998Arthur BarretMovie
The King of Queens1998Dr. TaberTV Show
Loved1997K.D. DietricksonMovie
Un divan à New York1996Henry HarristonMovie
Jane Eyre1996RochesterMovie
Michael1996Frank QuinlanMovie
Smoke1995Paul BenjaminMovie
Ispoved neznakomtsu1995The strangerMovie
Second Best1994Graham HoltMovie
Trial by Jury1994Tommy VeseyMovie
Mr. Wonderful1993TomMovie
The Plague1992Doctor Bernard RieuxMovie
The Doctor1991JackMovie
Until the End of the World1991Sam Farber, alias Trevor McPheeMovie
I Love You to Death1990HarlanMovie
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School1990Steve Mills (voice)Short Film
A Time of Destiny1988Martin LarranetaMovie
The Accidental Tourist1988Macon LearyMovie
Broadcast News1987Tom GrunickMovie
Children of a Lesser God1986JamesMovie
Kiss of the Spider Woman1985Luis MolinaMovie
American Masters1985NarratorTV Show
Gorky Park1983Arkady RenkoMovie
The Big Chill1983NickMovie
A Midsummer Night's Dream1982OberonTV Movie
Body Heat1981Ned RacineMovie
Eyewitness1981Daryll DeeverMovie
All the Way Home1981Jay FolletTV Movie
Altered States1980Eddie JessupMovie
The Best of Families1977James LathropTV Show
Kojak1973JakeTV Show
Great Performances1971WalterTV Show
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claudine duboisDec 28, 2010

He was a nutcase in the early 80`s when i met him.

eldaMay 28, 2010

weird enough...

elda rascicJan 21, 2009

i dont understand this reaction of mine...when i see him...he is calm...some chemistri i guess..

Beverly S. HillJan 4, 2009

William Hurt is a National Treasure. One of the great actors of his generation. I absolutely adore him!

destiny montgomeryMar 31, 2008

william hurt is weird and some times good

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