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William Hurt Ex Wives: Meet Heidi Henderson and Mary Beth Hurt

Meet Heidi Henderson

In 1989, William Hurt married Heidi Henderson, but the couple divorced after only two years together. In 1992, they decided to part ways. Hurt’s first two sons, Samuel and William, are Heidi’s children.



Heidi Henderson teaches dance writing, composition, improvisation, and anatomy. Elephant JANE Dance is led by Henderson as Artistic Director.

She has received the Rhode Island State Assembly Arts Choreography Fellowship four times for her outstanding performance in the field.



Meet Mary Beth Hurt

Mary Beth Hurt is an American theater and movie actress who was born on September 25, 1904, in Marshalltown, Iowa, United States. Mary Hurt is a  nominee of three Tony Awards.


Mary Hurt featured in Interiors (1978), The World According to Garp (1982), The Age of Innocence (1993), and Six Degrees of Separation  (1993).

She has also worked with her husband, director Paul Schrader, on films such as Light Sleeper (1992) and Affliction (1993).

Hurt made her film debut as Joey, the second of three sisters struggling with the emotional aftermath of a family’s breakdown and their mother’s decline into mental illness, in Woody Allen’s dramatic picture Interiors.

For her role in the 2006 film The Dead Girl, Hurt received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Female.



She was nominated for a BAFTA Drama Desk Award and won an Obie Award for her part in Crimes of the Heart in 1981.

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