William Hurt
#4243 Overall Influence

William Hurt

American actor and filmmaker

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William McChord Hurt is an American actor. He studied at the Juilliard School and began acting on stage in the 1970s. Hurt made his film debut in 1980 as a troubled scientist in Ken Russell’s science-fiction feature Altered States, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for New Star of the Year. In 1981 he played a leading role, as a lawyer who succumbs to the temptations of Kathleen Turner, in the neo-noir Body Heat. He played another leading role, as Arkady Renko, in Gorky Park .

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Tufts University
Tufts University

Private research university in Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts

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Juilliard School
Juilliard School

American performing arts conservatory in New York City

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