The sad news of John Hurt's passing naturally got us thinking about his long career — particularly his many wonderful contributions to science fiction and fantasy films. We've gathered our eight favourite John Hurt sci-fi and fantasy movie roles here.
1) Kane, Alien
2) John Hurt, Spaceballs
3) S.R. Hadden, Contact
4) The Horned King, The Black Cauldron
5) Winston, 1984
6) Ollivander, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
The character also appeared in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Part 2.
7) Professor Broom, Hellboy
The character also appeared in Hellboy II: The Golden Army.
8) Gilliam, Snowpiercer
If we've missed one of your favourites here, please share below!