R.I.P.: Actor Sir John Hurt of Aliens, Harry Potter dies at age 77

Sir John Hurt, who won Oscar nominations for the Elephant Man and captured the hearts of millions for his roles in Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings, has died.

The star, one of Britain’s most treasured actors, died aged 77 at his home in Norfolk after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, it was revealed today.

IMHO, Best known for playing Winston Smith in the film adaption of George Orwell’s 1984.