Appeared in "Chips with Everything", Vaudeville Theatre, London, England.
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John Hurt CBE | Sir John Hurt CBE | Sir John Hurt
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Oh God, yes, there are moments where you say, "Wouldn't it have been nice?". Look at Daniel Day-Lewis
, he's handled himself very well. He keeps retiring. I wish I'd thought of that! No, I know Danny well, and he's very amusing. But he certainly has a very cute understanding of the game. And he's got them eating out of his hand.
He provided the voice of Aragorn in Ralph Bakshi
's film The Lord of the Rings
(1978). Though not a financial success, it sparked enough interest in Tolkien's works that the BBC decided to air its own adaptation, and it was also what inspired Peter Jackson
to make his live-action films. Both subsequent adaptations featured Ian Holm
, with whom Hurt appeared in Alien
Deep gravelly voice