Willim Hurt Dies at 71

By Maureen Buccellato 
 Mar 13, 2022 06:01 PM EST
Willim Hurt Dies at 71

Veteran actor William Hurt has died. He was 71. The announcement was made by his son in a statement.

"It is with great sadness that the Hurt family mourns the passing of William Hurt, beloved father, and Oscar-winning actor, on March 13, 2022, one week before his 72nd birthday. He died peacefully, among family, of natural causes. The family requests privacy at this time."

The actor began his film career in 1980 with the role of a scientist in "Altered States". He went on to star in such films as "Body Heat", "Gorky Park", "A.I. Artificial Intelligence", "The Village", "Syriana", "The Big Chill", "The Good Shepherd", "Mr. Brooks", "Into the Wild", and "Dark City".

Recently Hurt starred in roles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe including "The Incredible Hulk", "Captain America: Civil War", "Avengers: Infinity War", "Avengers: Endgame", and "Black Widow". 

He is survived by four children - Jeanne, Alexander, Samuel, and William.



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