William Hurt, star of Broadcast News and Body Heat, dies at 71
American actor William Hurt had been diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer in May 2018, but his son's statement did not specify whether the disease contributed to Hurt's passing.
American actor William Hurt, known for much-loved films such as "The Big Chill" and "A History of Violence," has died at age 71, US media reported Sunday.
on March 13, 2022, one week before his 72nd birthday. He died peacefully, among family, of natural causes."
His first film role was as an obsessed scientist in Ken Russell's 1980 film "Altered States."
Hurt was also nominated for Oscars as a teacher of deaf students in "Children of a Lesser God" (1986)
Hurt was born March 20, 1950 in Washington, DC, but as his father was a US diplomat,