That was over 15 years ago in 2006.
In 2017 he died aged 77, starring in 164 films in his career, 54 since V for Vendetta was released.
In V for Vendetta, I think John Hurt looks:
V for Vendetta scores 7.8 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.