hn Hurt has died age 77, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, his agent said Saturday. The veteran British actor starred in more than 200 films and television series over a career spanning six decades. He's best known for playing one of the most memorable on screen deaths in movie history.
The intimate chest buster scene in 1979 sci fi thriller Alien. And his roles in Earthen Man and Midnight Express which earnes him academy award nominations. The actor was working up until his death, recently playing a priest in Oscar-nominated film Jackie, the biopic of President John F Kennedy's wife.
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