Oscar-Nominated British actor, John Hurt dies at 77

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British actor John Hurt, who was known for his roles “Harry Potter” and “Elephant Man” dies at the age of 77 after battling from pancreatic cancer on Friday in London.

The legendary actor has left his fans with tears after his agent confirms the news.

The versatile actor was twice nominated for his performance in the movies like “Midnight Express” and “Elephant Man”.

He also received a BAFTA award for his movie “Midnight Express” as the best actor in a supporting role.

In a statement McDonald, Hurt’s agent said, “Sir John decided not to perform as Billy Rice in Sir Kenneth Branagh’s production on the advice of his doctors”.

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