How old was John Hurt in the movie Melancholia?

John Hurt was 70 in Melancholia when he played the character 'Dexter'.

That was over 13 years ago in 2011.

In 2017 he died aged 77, starring in 192 films in his career, 39 of those after Melancholia was first released. If he were alive today he would be 84.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Melancholia, I think John Hurt looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Lars von Trier has worked with John Hurt a total of 3 times in his career.
  • John Hurt's first movie was as 'Phil Corbett' in The Wild and the Willing, released in 1962 when he was 21
  • Melancholia scores 7.2 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Melancholia

John Hurt's other movies