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William Hurt in A History of Violence (2005)

William Hurt (1950 - )

Film Deaths[]

TV Deaths[]

  • Kojak: Kojak's Days: Part 2 (1977) [Jake]: Shot twice in the back of the head by Joe Sorbello.
  • Dune (2000 mini-series) [Duke Leo Atreides]: Commits suicide with a capsule of poison gas concealed in a tooth, while attempting to kill Ian McNeice. (Thanks to Matt)
  • Nightmares & Dreamscapes: Battleground (2006) [Jason Renshaw]: Killed in the explosion of a miniature thermonuclear bomb during his battle with the toy soldiers. (Thanks to Binky)
  • Moby Dick (2011 mini-series) [Captain Ahab]: Drowns after being tangled in the rope that connects to one of the harpoons on the whale after the Pequod is rammed by the whale.
  • The Challenger Disaster (2013, TV Movie) [Richard Feynman]: Dies (off-screen) from cancer on February 15th, 1988. We are informed about his death on the on-screen text at the end of the film.
  • Humans: Season 1, Episode 7 (2015) [Dr. George Millican]: Fatally wounded when he is shot by Ruth Bradley, as he steps in front of Emily Berrington to try and stop Ruth firing; he dies shortly after, with the malfunctioning Will Tudor at his side.
  • Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands: Episode 1 (2016) [Hrothgar]: Dies (off-screen) just before the story begins; William is only seen in flashbacks, and his body is seen at his ceremonial memorial.

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Ex-husband of Mary Beth Hurt