Sadly, the news has just broken that Oscar-winning veteran actor William Hurt has passed away. It seems that he has died peacefully of natural causes today, who was going to turn 72 next week. His son had the following to say on his father’s passing:
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 was nominated for three Academy Awards back-to-back for his work on Kiss of the Spider Woman, Children of a Lesser God, and Broadcast News. He made his debut in 1980 as a scientist in the fiction thriller Altered States and had a memorable career ever since. He also famously played Thaddaeus “Thunderbolt” Ross in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in which he first played in 2008’s The Incredible Hulk. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones in these hard times.