Actor John Hurt famous for his roles in the Elephant Man and Alien has passed on at age 77. Hurt, a multiple Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner will be remembered for his role as the Elephant Man and his scene stealing roles in Midnight Express and Alien.
No details have been revealed with regards to his passing but fans and celebrities have already been sending in their accolades on Social Media. For fans, Hurt will forever be immortalised on screen as the astronaut Kane who famously had an alien bust out of his chest.
However in recent years he appeared in numerous films such as Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Crystal Skull, V For Vendetta, Hercules and two of the Harry Potter films. He also featured in the Doctor Who series as well.
In 2004, Hurt was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for his services to Drama.