That was over 35 years ago in 1984.
In 2017 he died aged 77, starring in 164 films in his career, 130 since Nineteen Eighty-Four was released.
In Nineteen Eighty-Four, I think John Hurt looks:
Nineteen Eighty-Four scores 6.8 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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