William Hurt Bio


Relationship Statistics of William Hurt

What is William Hurt marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does William Hurt have ? (name): Four (Jeanne Bonnaire-Hurt, Alexander Devon Hurt, Samuel Hurt, William Hurt)
Is William Hurt having any relationship affair ?: No
Is William Hurt gay ?: No

More about the relationship

William Hurt was a married man. He married twice (Heidi Henderson, Mary Beth Hurt).

He got married to Mary Beth Hurt in 1971, they had four children namely, Jeanne Bonnaire-Hurt, Alexander Devon Hurt, Samuel Hurt, and William Hurt. But in 1982 they decided to get separate.

Eventually, he got married to Heidi Henderson in 1989, but the marriage didn’t go well so they divorced in 1993.

Who is William Hurt?

William Hurt is an American actor. His birth name is William McChord Hurt. Eventually, he made his film debut in 1980 as a troubled scientist in Ken Russell’s science-fiction feature Altered States.

In fact, he subsequently played a leading role, as a lawyer who succumbs to the temptations of Kathleen Turner, in the neo-noir Body Heat (1981). Likewise, he also played another leading role, as Arkady Renko, in Gorky Park (1983).

William Hurt: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

William was born in Washington, D.C, the United States on March 20, 1950, to parents Alfred McChord Hurt and Claire Isabel Hurt.

He belongs to American nationality and mix (English- German- Scottish- Irish) ethnicity. Her birth sign is Pisces. Talking about his education, firstly, he attended Middlesex School.

Then, he attended Tufts University. Lastly, he attended  Juilliard School.

William Hurt: Professional Career

Talking about his profession, William Hurt began his career in stage productions, only later acting in films. Eventually, from 1977 to 1989, he was also a member of the acting company at Circle Repertory Company. During 1979, he also played Hamlet under the direction of Marshall W. Mason opposite Lindsay Crouse and Beatrice Straight.

Whereas his performance with Richard Crenna, Ted Danson, and newcomer Kathleen Turner in Lawrence Kasdan’s neo-noir classic Body Heat elevated. Besides that, he also appeared in the thriller Gorky Park opposite Lee Marvin.

Additionally, he also played a mysterious government operative in Stephen Gaghan’s ensemble drama about the politics of big oil, Syriana. Similarly, in 2007, Marvel Studios announced Hurt would portray the Hulk character General “Thunderbolt” Ross in 2008’s The Incredible Hulk alongside Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, and Tim Roth.

Therefore, he reprised his role in Captain America: Civil War (2016) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). Besides that, he also appeared in Sean Penn’s film Into the Wild, the true story of Christopher McCandless. Whereas, he also appeared as President Henry Ashton in the 2008 action-thriller Vantage Point. Additionally, he also played Mr. Brooks’s alter ego in Mr. Brooks starring Kevin Costner.

During 2009, he also became a series regular on the FX series Damages playing a corporate whistleblower opposite Glenn Close and Marcia Gay Harden. Likewise, in the 2009 Sundance film The Yellow Handkerchief (2010) by Samuel Goldwyn Films where he was in the Thailand-based 2011 thriller Hellgate alongside Cary Elwes and Paula Taylor, directed by John Penney.

Likewise, in 2010, he also played United States Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson in the HBO film Too Big to Fail, an adaptation of Andrew Ross Sorkin’s book. Therefore, he also starred as Captain Ahab in the 2011 television adaptation of Herman Melville’s novel Moby-Dick.

Achievements and Awards

Talking about his lifetime achievements and awards, he won Oscar Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985). Likewise, he won the Austin Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for A History of Violence (2005).

He won Silver Berlin Bear Award for Outstanding Artistic Contribution for The Good Shepherd (2006). Besides that, he won the Golden Horse Award for Best Foreign Actor for The Accidental Tourist (1988). 

William Hurt: Salary and Net Worth

There is no information regarding his salary. His net worth is around $18 million.

William Hurt: Rumors and Controversy

There was a rumor that he was expecting a baby. Currently, there are no rumors and controversies regarding his professional and personal life. He is far from rumors and controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

William Hurt has a height of 6 feet 2 inches. In addition, he weighs is 91Kg. His hair color is blonde and his eye color is blue.

Social Media

On talking about his social media, he is not active on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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