How old was John Hurt in the movie Nineteen Eighty-Four?

John Hurt was 43 in Nineteen Eighty-Four when he played the character 'Winston Smith'.

That was over 39 years ago in 1984.

In 2017 he died aged 77, starring in 192 films in his career, 155 of those after Nineteen Eighty-Four was first released. If he were alive today he would be 83.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Nineteen Eighty-Four, I think John Hurt looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Michael Radford has worked with John Hurt a total of 2 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
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four scores 6.84 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Nineteen Eighty-Four

John Hurt's other movies