In Memorium: Sir John Hurt

This was an excellent send off!

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It was recently announced publicly that actor Sir John Hurt passed away on the 27th Jan. 2017 aged 77. It would be remiss if we didn’t take a moment to recognise his impact on film and television culture. But where do we even start? He was the original victim of the chest buster inAlien

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…which he brilliantly parodied it inSpaceballs

giphy1 “Oh no…not again…” …he was the first Aragorn in cinema…

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…helped traumatise children inWatership Down

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…had an Oscar nominated role as John Merrick…

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…lived the Trump administration early in1984

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…before becoming the other side of the coin inV For Vendetta

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…he was Jim Henson’s Storyteller…

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…he chose Harry Potter’s wand…

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…and raised Hellboy…

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…AND he was The Doctor.

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Damn. This guy was good.

Born in Derbyshire in 1940, John Hurt was the son of an actress and a mathematician turned…

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