John Hurt Reportedly Dead at 77

1/27/2017 5:35 PM PST

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0127_john-hurt-getty-2John Hurt, who starred in a slew of hit movies, reportedly has died.

Hurt, who appeared in “Alien,” “V for Vendetta,” “The Elephant Man,” ‘Harry Potter,’ “Dr. Who” and “1984,” died Friday of pancreatic cancer, according to The Mirror.

The actor was nominated twice for Academy Awards … for “The Elephant Man” and “Midnight Express.”

Hurt, a UK citizen, was knighted in 2015, the same year he learned he had cancer.


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