That was over 41 years ago in 1979.
In 2017 he died aged 77, starring in 164 films in his career, 142 since Alien was released.
In Alien, I think John Hurt looks:
Alien scores 8 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
John Hurt's first acting role was as 'Phil Corbett' in The Wild and the Willing, released in 1962 when he was 22.
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