William Hurt and the kiss of the spider woman.

The more than famous actor William Hurt, with an Oscar Award and some other nominations among other recognitions in his showcases, was born in Washington but it was not there that he spent his first years but traveling through the Pacific due to the work of his father, who directed a investment company; When his parents divorced, William settled with his mother and two brothers in New York, although not for long; When his mother remarried, William was sent to boarding school in England, he was 10 years old.

He studied theology first in London and then in Boston but his vocation was clear, he was terribly attracted to acting and that is why he studied drama in New York. The theater, both in Oregon and New York, was his starting point, he finished forging his talent on stage and in 1980, at the age of 30, he made his film debut.

Kiss of the Spider Woman, a dark prison drama, marked his consecration as an actor in 1985, he won the Oscar Award and also the BAFTA for his portrayal of Luis Molina, a prisoner accused of seducing minors who allows himself to be blackmailed to anticipate his He is released from prison and finds himself immersed both in a personal and political conflict; after this film came others in which his work was also highly applauded by critics and the public, especially in Children of a Lesser God and Al Filo de la Noticia.

He worked with Woody Allen on Alice, with Anthony Minghella on A Husband for My Wife, with Franco Zefirelli on Charlotte Brönte’s Jane Eyre, with Robert de Niro on The Good Shepherd, with Sean Pean on Into the Wild and with Ridley Scott on Robin. Hood among many other films because if William Hurt has not done something is to stop working, both film and television and theater have been and are witnesses of his talent.

On a personal level, his life has also been intense; He was married twice, three more serious relationships are known to him and he has been a father four times. Today he is 68 years old.

Your Famous Quotes and Phrases

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    “The achievement is appreciation. Your ability to be surprised and awed by beauty! ”

    Achievement is recognition. Your ability to surprise and amaze you at beauty.

  • Defeating fear is not a light switch. For most of us, it's daily work.

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    “Defeating fear is not a light switch. For most of us, it’s daily work. ”

    Overcoming fear is not like turning on a light. For most of us it is our daily work.

  • Being a father, being a friend, those are the things that make me feel successful.

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    “Being a father, being a friend, those are the things that make me feel successful. ”

    Being a parent, being a friend, these are the things that make me feel lucky.

  • All I know is that my best work has come out of being committed and happy.

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    “All I know is that my best work has come out of being committed and happy. ”

    All I know is that my best work has come from being committed and happy.

  • If you don't exercise, you don't stay strong. I like to work with talented people.

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    “If you don’t exercise, you don’t stay strong. I like to work with talented people. ”

    If you don’t train, you don’t stay strong. I like working with talented people.

  • I don't put the truth in a cage. I try to find a way to release it.

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    “I don’t put the truth in a cage. I try to find a way to release it. ”

    I don’t put the truth in a cage. I try to find a way to free her.