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John Hurt

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Also the wonderful thing about film, you can see light at the end of the tunnel. You did realise that it is going to come to an end at some stage.

— John Hurt

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As Beckett said, it's not enough to die, one has to be forgotten as well.

— John Hurt

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I am not an enormous believer in research being the be-all and end-all. I get suspicious when I read about actors spending six months in a clinic, say, in order to play someone who is sick.

— John Hurt

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I have lots of favourite memories but I can't say that I have a favourite film.

— John Hurt

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I never had any ambition to be a star, or whatever it is called, and I'm still embarrassed at the word.

— John Hurt

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I never quite understand why we watch the news. There doesn't really seem much point watching somebody tell you what the news is when you could quite easily listen to it on the radio.

— John Hurt

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I put everything I can into the mulberry of my mind and hope that it is going to ferment and make a decent wine. How that process happens, I'm sorry to tell you I can't describe.

— John Hurt

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I remember once when I told Lindsay Anderson at a party that acting was just a sophisticated way of playing cowboys and Indians he almost had a fit.

— John Hurt

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I turn up in Los Angeles every now and then, so I can get some big money films in order to finance my smaller money films.

— John Hurt

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If I'm in theatre, cinema doesn't even cross my mind. Similarly when I'm making a film, theatre doesn't cross my mind.

— John Hurt

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About John Hurt

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Hurt had a strict upbringing: the family lived opposite a cinema but he was not allowed to see films there. Hurt co-starred alongside Kiefer Sutherland in the 10 part web series The Confession. His portrayal of Quentin Crisp in the 1975 TV play The Naked Civil Servant gave prominence and earned him the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor.

Recognisable for his distinctive rich voice he has also enjoyed a successful voice acting career starring in films such as Watership Down the animated The Lord of the Rings and Dogville as well as BBC television series Merlin. Braddock in The Hit Stephen Ward in Scandal Quentin Crisp in The Naked Civil Servant and An Englishman in New York and Caligula in I Claudius.

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