This 6'2" actor was born March 20, 1950
in Washington, DC
, William Hurt
is the stepson
of Henry R. Luce
, the founder of TIME
. His father was a US diplomat
, and his parents were divorced in Guam
in 1956. He attended Tufts University
), graduating in 1972, with a degree in theology
, which he complemented by studying drama
, although he never graduated. His stage debut
was in Henry V
at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival
, and his film debut was as a scientist
in Altered States
, in 1980.
Personal Life: In 1971, he married Mary Beth Hurt, although they divorced in 1981. From then until 1984, he lived with ballerina Sandra Jennings, with whom he had 1 son. In 1989, he married Heidi Henderson (daughter of Skitch Henderson); they had 2 sons across their three year marriage. Since 1992, he has been living with Sandrine Bonnaire.
Viewed by many as a sex symbol, here are some quotes:
He's hot, I'd totally do him -disgruntledwren
Hurray for the IMDB!