Actor William Hurt dies, Academy Award for “Kiss of the Spider Woman” | Reuters

William Hurt, an Academy Award-winning actor known for the movies “Kiss of the Spider Woman” and “Broadcast News,” died on the 13th. Taken in New York in February 2014 ‘2022 Reuters / Carlo Allegri)

[Reuters]— William Hurt, an Academy Award-winning actor known for the movies “Kiss of the Spider Woman” and “Broadcast News,” died on the 13th. He was 71 years old. Deadline reported.

According to a statement from Mr. Hart’s son, obtained by Deadline, he died of natural causes and was watched over by his family and died in peace.

According to media reports, Hart revealed in 2018 that he had been diagnosed with end-stage prostate cancer that had spread to the bones, but at the time he said he believed that chemotherapy had saved his life.

Mr. Hart, who studied at the prestigious Juilliard School in New York, has emerged as a leading actor in the 1980s. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1985 Kiss of the Spider Woman, who played a homosexual who was in the same cell as a political prisoner in Brazil.

He was nominated for the award in “Children of a Lesser God” in 1986 and in Broadcast News in 1987.

He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the 2005 crime thriller movie “History of Violence.”

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