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John Hurt

John Hurt

United Kingdom

Age: 77

Born: 22 Jan, 1940

Died: 25 Jan, 2017

Known for

In Merlin as The Great Dragonas The Great Dragon

in Merlin
In The Last Panthers as Tom Kendleas Tom Kendle

in The Last Panthers
In The Hollow Crown as Chorusas Chorus

in The Hollow Crown
In Human Planet as Narratoras Narrator

in Human Planet

TV Series Starring John Hurt

The Last PanthersThe Last Panthers
Canal+, 2015 | Drama, Action, Crime, Travel | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

The show delves into the dark heart of Europe, where a shadowy alliance of gangsters and banksters now rule. A daring diamond heist, see's British loss adjustor Naomi, charged with recovering the stolen diamonds, whatever the cost. Her manager Tom, has a nefarious reputation. Khalil, a French-Algerian policeman is also on the trail of the stolen diamonds.

The Hollow CrownThe Hollow Crown
BBC Three, 2012 | Drama, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Experience the epic tale of power, family and politics in The Hollow Crown. Follow the rise and fall of three kings and their impact on history. With gripping drama and stunning visuals, this series brings to life the tumultuous reigns of England's monarchs. Don't miss this captivating journey.

Human PlanetHuman Planet

Human Planet is an 8-part British television documentary series. It is produced by the BBC with co-production from Discovery and BBC Worldwide. It describes the human species and its relationship with the natural world by showing the remarkable ways humans have adapted to life in every environment on earth.

The ConfessionThe Confession

Kiefer Sutherland stars as a hitman seeking redemption by confessing to a priest. But instead of asking for forgiveness, he justifies his victims' deaths. As the hitman's past is revealed, the priest struggles to come to terms with his own beliefs. A gripping thriller that delves into morality and faith.

Planet DinosaurPlanet Dinosaur

An astonishing six-part series that brings to life the most incredible creatures that ever existed. From Spinosaurus, the biggest killer to ever walk the Earth, to the immense sea-monster Predator X, and the deadly cannibalistic Majunasaurus - dinosaurs were more monstrous, more horrific and bizarre than ever before imagined. Combining a 3D graphic world, incredible CGI and stunning photo-real fight scenes, this is a whole new perspective on dinosaurs.

BBC One, 2008 | Drama, Family, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Merlin is a 13-part drama series that retells the story of the infamous sorcerer. It follows young Merlin's dangerous journey as he encounters legendary and fantastical characters. The series is set in the mythical City of Camelot, where Merlin faces many challenges. With a new spin on the classic tale, this show is a must-watch for fans of the fantasy genre.

Jim Henson's The StorytellerJim Henson's The Storyteller
NBC, 1988 | Drama, Family, Adventure, Children
Rating: 3/5

Jim Henson's The Storyteller is a TV series that celebrates the art of storytelling, exploring myths and legends from around the world. Each episode features a different story, with John Hurt as the titular storyteller, weaving together a narrative that is both entertaining and thought-provoking.

I, ClaudiusI, Claudius
BBC Three, 1976 | Drama, History, Mini-Series, Biography
Rating: 3.3/5

I, Claudius is a historical drama series that chronicles the reigns of Rome's emperors, from Augustus to Nero. The story is told through the eyes of Claudius, an unlikely emperor. Originally aired by BBC Television, this classic series offers a fascinating look into the political intrigue and power struggles of ancient Rome.