John Hurt (January 22, 1940 - January 25, 2017) was an English actor who was known for many films. One of his most famous was probably the role of Kane, the unfortunate officer who had an alien burst out of his chest, in Ridley Scott's 1979 science fiction horror film Alien, in which he starred with Ian Holm. He also played John Merrick in The Elephant Man, the title character in The Storyteller, Mr. Ollivander in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Part 2, Chancellor Sutler in V for Vendetta, the War Doctor in Doctor Who, Professor Trevor "Broom" Bruttenholm in the Hellboy franchise, Sailor John in Thomas & Friends: Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure and Dr. Harold Oxley in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
- Horned King in The Black Cauldron
- Narrator of The Tigger Movie
- Peter Strezylk in Night Crossing
- Felix in Valiant