Actor William Hurt, one of the most famous faces in American film in the 80s, is dead. He died peacefully at his home in Portland, Oregon, according to his family. He was 71.
In his heydays, William hurt had acted in several flicks and was famous for several of them, including The Big Chill, Broadcast News, and Body Heat.
A statement released by Will, Hurt’s son, indicated that the septuagenarian died of natural causes. The actor was previously diagnosed with prostate cancer that had reportedly spread to that bone. That was in 2018.
Hurt travelled widely as a child, and in his acting days was nominated for several Academy Awards.
He was twice married. He divorced his firth wife Mary Beth, also an actor, for Sandra Jennings after got pregnant for him.
In an interview with the New York Times in 1983, Hurt had described acting as a very private and intimate thing. Fans who have followed the trajectory of Hurt’s acting career will readily agree with that.
He will be sorely missed for his contributions to American film. Already, online, following the report of his passing, his fans have been sharing their grief and the impact he made while he was on the material plane.