Oscar-winning actor William Hurt said goodbye to this world on March 13 before his 72nd birthday. William Hurt has starred in blockbuster hits such as Kiss of the Spider Woman, Black Widow, Captain America: Civil War, The Incredible Hulk and The Host. William has not only been a part of many big Marvel films but he has also worked with many other big production houses.
William lost his life while fighting cancer
On William’s death, his son Will said, ‘The entire Hurt family is deeply saddened by the passing of my dear father, Oscar winning actor William Hurt. He gave up his life in the midst of his family very peacefully. The family requests respect for his privacy at this time. Let us tell you that in the year 2018, Willian told that he has been diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer which has spread to his bones.
Rest In Peace to an amazing talent William Hurt, beloved Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross in our Marvel Cinematic Universe. pic.twitter.com/ituAUTRbsq
— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) March 13, 2022
Received Oscar award thrice
According to media reports, William had tried to cure himself for a long time with the help of an alternative to chemotherapy. Hurt attended the Juilliard School in New York City and won the Oscar for Best Actor three times. She was nominated for Oscars for ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’, ‘Children of a Lesser God’, and ‘Broadcast News’.
Famous around the world through Marvel movies
William played a homosexual man in Kiss of the Spider Woman who shares a prison with a political prisoner. He received an Oscar Award for this role. He was also nominated for the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in the year 2005 for his work in ‘A History of Violence’. Talking about Marvel films, he was seen in ‘Captain America: Civil War’, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and ‘Black Widow’.