Sunday, March 13, 2022

RIP William Hurt

Actor William Hurt, who won an Oscar for "Kiss of the Spiderwoman" and played ‘Eddie Jessup’ in director Ken Russell’s psychedelic feature “Altered States” has died:

Hurt made his film debut in 1980 as a troubled scientist in Ken Russell's “Altered States". 

In 1981 he played a lawyer who gets involved with a scheming married woman played by Kathleen Turner in  "Body Heat".

Other notable performances include "Broadcast News" and "Lost In Space".

In the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe', Hurt played 'General Thunderbolt Ross' in the features "The Incredible Hulk" (2008), "Captain America: Civil War" (2016), "Avengers: Infinity War" (2018), "Avengers: Endgame" (2019) and "Black Widow" (2020).

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