Throughout his career, John has received four more BAFTA nominations - one for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Ridley Scott's 1979 sci-fi film Alien and two Academy Award nominations. His most recent film roles have seen him starring as Ollivander in the Harry Potter series and Control in the latest spy thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, winner of this years BAFTA for Outstanding British Film.
"I know that film means a great deal to me but I had no idea that I meant so much to film. I feel very honoured." John Hurt, 2012.
We would like to add our congratulations from all at Richard Morrison.