Sir John Vincent Hurt (January 22, 1940 – January 27, 2017)
(FoxNews) – Award winning actor John Hurt reportedly died on Friday after a
battle with cancer.
The 77-year-old actor, who starred in films such as “Harry Potter” and “The
Elephant Man,” passed away after suffering from pancreatic cancer, according
to London’s Mirror newspaper.
Hurt contemplated his demise during an interview he did in 2015 while fighting
“I can’t say I worry about mortality, but it’s impossible to get to my age and not
have a little contemplation of it,” Hurt said.
“We’re all just passing time, and occupy our chair very briefly.”
John Hurt in “Midnight Express”, 1978.