British Actor, John Hurt known for his roles in critically acclaimed movies, The Elephant Manand Midnight Manhas passed on at 77. Hurt was also known for his role in the first two Harry Potter films where he played Garrick Ollivander.
John Hurt was reportedly scheduled to appear in The Entertainer, July last year but pulled out because of ill health.
Hurt was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015.
He passed on this morning, six days after his 77th birthday.