Hurt, William McChord, was an actor from the United States of America. In the 1970s, he began acting professionally after attending the Juilliard School.



Throughout his career, he has been nominated and won numerous awards.

William Hurt Awards and Nominations

Academy Awards, USA

2006 Nominee
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
A History of Violence (2005)
1988 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Broadcast News (1987)
1987 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Children of a Lesser God (1986)
1986 Winner
Oscar
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2011 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Too Big to Fail (2011)



For playing: “Hank Paulson”.
2009 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Damages (2007)

For playing: “Daniel Purcell”.

BAFTA Awards

1986 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actor
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2006 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Supporting Actor
A History of Violence (2005)

Austin Film Critics Association

2006 Winner
AFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
A History of Violence (2005)

Berlin International Film Festival

2007 Winner
Silver Berlin Bear
Outstanding Artistic Contribution
The Good Shepherd (2006)

Shared with:

John Sessions
Oleg Stefan
Martina Gedeck
Michael Gambon
John Turturro
Keir Dullea
Eddie Redmayne
Mark Ivanir
Timothy Hutton
Joe Pesci
Robert De Niro
Lee Pace
Matt Damon
Gabriel Macht
Alec Baldwin
Angelina Jolie
Billy Crudup
Tammy Blanchard

Cannes Film Festival

1985 Winner
Best Actor
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1992 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actor
The Doctor (1991)

David di Donatello Awards

1986 Winner
David
Best Foreign Actor (Migliore Attore Straniero)
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Faro Island Film Festival

1987 Winner
Golden Moon Award
Best Actor
Broadcast News (1987)

Genie Awards

2000 Nominee
Genie
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Sunshine (1999)

Gold Derby Awards

2008 Nominee
Gold Derby Film Award
Ensemble Cast
Into the Wild (2007)

Shared with:

Brian H. Dierker
Marcia Gay Harden
Emile Hirsch
Hal Holbrook
Catherine Keener
Jena Malone
Kristen Stewart
Vince Vaughn

Golden Globes, USA

2012 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Too Big to Fail (2011)
2010 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Damages (2007)
1988 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Broadcast News (1987)
1987 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Children of a Lesser God (1986)
1986 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
1981 Nominee
Golden Globe
New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture – Male
Altered States (1980)

Golden Horse Film Festival

1989 Winner
Golden Horse Award
Best Foreign Actor
The Accidental Tourist (1988)

International Cinephile Society Awards

2006 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Supporting Actor
A History of Violence (2005)

2nd place

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2006 Nominee
INOCA
Best Supporting Actor
A History of Violence (2005)

Joseph Plateau Awards

1986 Winner
Joseph Plateau Award
Best Actor

London Critics Circle Film Awards

1987 Winner
ALFS Award
Actor of the Year
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Tied with Bob Hoskins for Mona Lisa (1986).

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2005 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
A History of Violence (2005)
1985 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Actor
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

National Board of Review, USA

1985 Winner
NBR Award
Best Actor
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Tied with Raul Julia for Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985).

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1986 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actor
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2005 Winner
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actor
A History of Violence (2005)
1987 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Broadcast News (1987)
1985 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

Newport International Film Festival, Rhode Island

1999 Winner
Best Actor Award
The Big Brass Ring (1999)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

2006 Winner
NTFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
A History of Violence (2005)

Online Film & Television Association

2011 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries
Too Big to Fail (2011)
2006 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actor
A History of Violence (2005)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2006 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
A History of Violence (2005)

Satellite Awards

2014 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Bonnie & Clyde (2013)
2011 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Too Big to Fail (2011)
2009 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Endgame (2009)
2002 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Varian’s War (2001)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2008 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Into the Wild (2007)

Shared with:

Brian H. Dierker
Marcia Gay Harden
Emile Hirsch
Hal Holbrook
Catherine Keener
Jena Malone
Kristen Stewart
Vince Vaughn

Utah Film Critics Association Awards

2005 Winner
UFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
A History of Violence (2005)

Village Voice Film Poll

2005 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Performance
A History of Violence (2005)

5th place.

Yoga Awards

1999 Winner
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Actor
Dark City (1998)
Lost in Space (1998)
The Proposition (1998)
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