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William Hurt: Bio, family, net worth

William Hurt: Bio, family, net worth

William Hurt was an American actor, director, and screenwriter. He is best known for his acting in movies like Children of a Lesser God, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Incredible Hulk, Body Heat.

Know William Hurt’s bio, career, debut, wife, children, death, age, height, awards, favorite things, body measurements, dating history, net worth, car collections, address, date of birth, school, residence, religion, father, mother, siblings, and much more.

As of 2022, William Hurt is 72 years old, his estimated net worth is $19 million and he stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches (188 cm or 1.88 m) tall


In his over four-decade-long performing profession, he has done massive works on all 3 mediums of appearing arts.

Originally from Washington, D.C., Hurt had harbored appearing aspirations on account that he was quite young.

He attended the Juilliard School and started out his career on stage in the 1970s.

William made his display screen debut in an episode of the CBS series ‘Kojak’. His first cinematic appearance came in 1980 as an afflicted scientist in Ken Russell’s science-fiction movie ‘The altered States’, for which he garnered his first Golden Globe nomination.

A few years later, he received great popularity for his trip as Luis Molina inside the Brazilian-American drama film ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’ and received an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award. As he grew older, Hurt made a sluggish transition to character acting. He has been nominated for three greater Academy Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards. He has been nominated for a Tony Award for ‘Hurlyburly’ as well.


Full Name

William McChord Hurt




Actor, director, producer, and screenwriter.




Best of Families (1977)


Altered States (1980)

Best Known for

Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)


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Personal life

Date of Birth

20 March 1950


Age at the time of Death William Hurt age is 72 years old

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Birth Place

Washington, D.C., U.S.


South Carolina

School / College / University

The Juilliard School
Middlesex School
Public School 6
Tufts University
William Esper Studio Inc



Race / Ethnicity


Food Habits




Date of Death

13 March 2022 (Cause: Natural death)

Physical Stats & More


  • In feet: 6′ 2″
  • In Centimeters: 188 cm
  • In meters: 1.88 m


  • In kilograms: 72 kg
  • In Pounds: 158.7 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Chest Size: 38 inches
  • Biceps Size: 12 inches
  • Waist Size: 34 inches

Shoe size

12 (US)

Eye color


Hair color




Mary Beth Hurt (1971-1972) (Divorced)

mary Beth Hurt

Heidi Henderson (1989-1992) (Divorced)

William Hurt with his wife Heidi Henderson


Alfred McChord Hurt

William Hurt father Alfred McChord Hurt


Claire Isabel Hurt


Samuel Hurt (brother)


Jeanne Bonnaire-Hurt (daughter)

William Hurt with her daughter Jeanne Bonnaire-Hurt

Alexander Devon Hurt (son)

Alexander Devon Hurt
Samuel Hurt (son)

William Hurt Jr. (son)

William Hurt Jr.

Relationship & More

Marital Status

Single while death

Marriage Date

2 December 1971 (Mary Beth)

5 March 1989 (Heidi Henderson)

Affairs or dating history

1) Glenn Close

William Hurt dated Glenn Close

2) Mary Beth Hurt (1970-1982)

mary Beth Hurt

3) Sandra Jennings (1981-1984)

Sandra Jennings

4) Marlee Martin (1985-1987)

William Hurt with Marlie martin

5) Heidi Henderson (1987-1993)

William Hurt with his wife Heidi Henderson

6) Sandrine Bonnaire (1992-1997)

William hurt dated Sandrine Bonnaire

Favorite Things


Money Factor

Net Worth 2023

$19 million

Source of Income – Acting

Car collection

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A house in Andrea Westrum


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William Hurt interesting and unknown facts 

  1. In 1993 William Hurt turned into considered for a function in Steven Spielberg’s famous film “Jurassic Park.” Hurt grew to become down the role.
  2. In 1988, he have become the first man or woman to win the fairly coveted Spencer Tracy Award.
  3. He was at first offered the lead function inside the 1990 movie “Misery.” He became down the role inside the film which went to be nominated for multiple Academy Awards.
  4. William Hurt speaks French very fluently.
  5. He is the father of 4 children. He has daughters, Jeanne Bonnaire-Hurt and Sandra Jennings and sons, Samuel Hurt and Alexander Devon Hurt.
  6. During the filming of the 1985 movie “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” William Hurt waived his profits so that the movie could be finished inside the budget.
  7. William Hurt studied performing in New York City under Michael Howard.
  8. William Hurt has appeared in five movies that went directly to be nominated for Best Picture. These movies are “The Big Chill”, “Kiss of the Spider Woman”, “Children of a Lesser God”, “Broadcast News” and “The Accidental Tourist.”
  9. William Hurt’s favorite comedian book individual is “The Incredible Hulk.” In 2008 he got to play the villain to this character within the movie adaptation.
  10. The actor has received education in flight and is an authorized pilot.

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