Marvel Star William Hurt Dies At 71

Matt McGloin Posted: 03/13/2022 - 20:30 COMMENT
Marvel Star William Hurt Dies At 71

William Hurt, known for playing Marvel's General 'Thunderbolt' Ross, has died at the age of 71.

The actor's son confirmed the news that his father has died which follows William Hurt having been diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer in 2018, which spread to the bone.

“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," said his son. "He died peacefully, among family, of natural causes. The family requests privacy at this time.”

William Hurt debuted as General Ross back in 2008's The Incredible Hulk movie and recently appeared as Secretary Ross in Black Widow, and it's thought William Hurt may be appearing in the upcoming She-Hulk series coming to the Disney Plus streaming service.

The actor is also known for getting nominated for three consecutive Academy Awards for Best Actor in the 1980s for Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985), Children of a Lesser God (1986) and Broadcast News (1987.), where he he won for Kiss of the Spider Woman.

According to William Hurt's IMDb page, he has an upcoming appearance in The King's Daughter and voices a character in Pantheon.

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Hollywood remembers William Hurt (March 20, 1950 – March 13, 2022):

Various actors and Hollywood creatives shared their condolences on social media, including Mark Ruffalo.

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